Patient Relations and Patient Experience
We recognize that you have important rights when it comes to your healthcare. The patient relations team is here to help:
- Provide patient rights information
- Advocate for patients' rights and needs
- Act as a liaison for you and your family
- Ensure confidentiality
- Mediation, clarification and/or facilitation of communication
- Ensure an excellent experience
- Identify opportunities to improve your experience
- Assist caregivers in meeting patient needs, expectations and concerns
- Gather data and provide information to staff to improve the patient experiences
Our Commitment to You
We’re here to serve you with respect and care. That means we provide:
- Timely responses to your needs and concerns
- Friendly atmosphere of courtesy, concern and respect
Patient and Family Advisory Committees
A commitment to ongoing improvement is a critical mission of Patient and Family Advisory Committees (PFAC), where we put your needs into action across our health network. If you’re passionate about healthcare and have recent experiences with Nuvance Health, we invite you to partner with us as a volunteer. Apply to join a PFAC.
Questions or Concerns?
The patient relations team is here to answer your questions and address any difficulties you may encounter. Turn to us for solutions and support.
Recognize a Caregiver
If you or your loved one had an excellent experience, and you want to recognize that special someone, tell us more! We love to hear about staff members who provide skilled and compassionate care each day. Recognize your caregiver.
Express a Concern
We seriously consider all issues regarding your care and continually strive for excellence. If you or your loved one has had a poor experience, please let us know. We appreciate all feedback and will listen and learn from your experience.
To speak with a patient relations representative about your experience at a Nuvance Health hospital, please contact:
- Danbury Hospital: (203) 739-7430
- Norwalk Hospital: (203) 852-4991
- Vassar Brothers Medical Center: (845) 483-6011
- Northern Dutchess Hospital: (845) 871-3214
- Putnam Hospital: (845) 230-4751
- Sharon Hospital: (860) 364-4228
- New Milford Hospital: (203) 739-7430
For concerns or questions about Nuvance Health Medical Practices and/or The Heart Center, please contact your location directly and ask to speak to the practice manager.