We are committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience. To do so, we are actively working with consultants to update the website by increasing its accessibility and usability by persons who use assistive technologies
such as automated tools, keyboard-only navigation, and screen readers.
We are working to have the website conform to the relevant standards of the Section 508 Web Accessibility Standards developed by the United States Access Board, as
well as the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. These standards and guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. We believe that conformance with these standards and
guidelines will help make the website more user friendly for all people.
Our efforts are ongoing. While we strive to have the website adhere to these guidelines and standards, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.
If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage, please contact WebsiteAccess@tenethealth.com so that we may be of assistance.
At San Ramon Regional Medical Center, we want you to be well-informed if you have to make decisions about your care.
You must understand your treatment. We encourage you to ask the following questions, if applicable:
Is this procedure or treatment necessary?
Are there alternative options?
What are the short-term or long-term results I should expect?
What risks, if any, are associated?
What if I deny getting treatment?
Your rights are important and we want to keep you informed of what is available to you. Following are some documents about your healthcare decisions that you may consider asking a lawyer to help you with.
Advance directives are legal documents that provide instructions in the event you are unable to speak for yourself. They will outline who should oversee your medical care, your end-of-life wishes, a Healthcare Power of Attorney and a Living Will.
DNR Comfort Care Directives
DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) comfort care directives tell healthcare workers what you have requested not to be done such as:
Start an IV (intravenous) line
Breathing tube or artificial airway
Other means of intervention
DNR comfort care directives have options should you need surgery:
Discontinue advance directives during surgery
Continue advance directives but modify during surgery
Request no changes made to DNR comfort care orders