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Preparing for a Hospital Stay at UPMC in Central Pa.

A hospital stay can be stressful. Being well prepared before you arrive can make your stay more comfortable.

We offer information and resources to help you prepare and answer your questions including:

Grateful Patient Program

Often our patients and their families ask if there is anything they can do to thank their caregivers. The PinnacleHealth Foundation encourages individuals to acknowledge exceptional caregivers through the Grateful Patient Program.

Learn more now about how you can recognize your caregiver.

Patient Rights and Responsibilities

UPMC Hospitals in central Pa. recognize that patients have both rights and responsibilities. To comply with Joint Commission on Accreditation of health care Organizations, American Osteopathic Association, American Hospital Association standards and with federal and state law, the Hospitals accept the following statement of patient’s rights and responsibilities and will provide this statement to patients at the time of admission:

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UPMC Central Pa. Portal

UPMC Central Pa. Portal provides patients across the central Pennsylvania region with secure access to their health information. It is the fastest way to send a message to your doctor, refill prescriptions, get test results, and schedule and manage appointments, including video visits.

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