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Patient Responsibilities

Every patient at Morristown, Overlook and Newton medical centers is responsible for following these rules and regulations:

  • Provide, to the best of your ability, your medical team with accurate, complete details about past and present illnesses, hospitalizations, surgical procedures, and medications.
  • Communicate about the need for pain relief with doctors and nurses.
  • Inform your medical team whenever you experience a change in your condition or a problem with your treatment.
  • Let your medical team know if you do not understand your treatment or what you are expected to do.
  • Follow the advice and instructions of your doctors, nurses and other hospital personnel concerning your care.
  • Understand and accept the consequences of refusing treatment or not following instructions.
  • Pay bills promptly or inform the hospital billing department if you cannot pay your bills. If someone else is paying your bills for you, you must inform the hospital who that individual is and how he or she can be contacted.
  • Be courteous to the hospital staff and other patients, minimize noise and keep the number of visitors to reasonable levels.
  • Do not smoke anywhere in the hospital.
  • Do not damage or remove hospital property or the property of other patients.
  • Discuss and plan for your post-discharge needs with your medical team early in your hospital stay.

Find a Doctor


Morristown Medical Center

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Overlook Medical Center

99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

Newton Medical Center

175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860

Chilton Medical Center

97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

Hackettstown Medical Center

651 Willow Grove Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Goryeb Children's Hospital

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Affiliated Providers

Atlantic Medical Group

More than 900 health care