Acute Care Hospitals (ACH) are hospitals that provide short-term patient care, whereas Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) are small facilities that give limited outpatient and inpatient hospital [...]
Yes, Madison County Memorial Hospital (MCMH) does have an Emergency Room (ER) that is open twenty four (24) hours a day and seven (7) days per week. If you are sick please visit a local clinic [...]
Everyone’s insurance policy is different and it is best to double check with your benefits coordinator or speak to one of our financial counselors. However, the following is a sample of [...]
You do need a referral from your doctor. If you do not have a doctor, you can call the hospital 850-973-2271 for a list of providers in the area. Patients are admitted to the OR through a [...]
Give copies to someone who would know if you became seriously ill. You may also want to consider giving a copy to your physician, minister, family members or close friends. Discuss with them the [...]
In most cases, no; the document need only be signed in the presence of two witnesses. One of the witnesses must be someone who is not your spouse, blood relative, heir, or person responsible for [...]
Yes. Most likely any instructions which would result in withholding or withdrawing life-prolonging treatments would not be honored during the time you are pregnant.
Yes. It is believed your right to make choices includes the ability to choose not to be given food and water artificially, even if withholding this treatment shortens your life.