Overlake Medical Center does not participate directly in the Washington Death with Dignity Act, but allows physicians to participate at designated outpatient clinics.
View Hospital's Death with Dignity Policy
If you want more information about the Death with Dignity Act, contact your physician and End of Life Washington.
Overlake Medical Center's Policies on Death with Dignity
| 1. Allows doctors and other health care providers to talk with patients about treatment options under the Washington Death with Dignity Act.|| Yes|
| 2. Ensures that patients who request assistance with Washington's Death with Dignity Act are referred to a supportive organization or provider.|| No|
Making direct referrals to a participating provider is optional, not required
| 3. Allows doctors to participate in Death with Dignity in its hospital.|| No|
Doctors may not participate in the hospital, but they may participate in designated outpatient clinics:
| 4. Allows doctors to participate in Death with Dignity in clinics and other facilities it owns or operates.|| Yes, with restrictions|
Doctors may participate in designated outpatient clinics:
| 5. Allows its pharmacy to fill prescriptions for Death with Dignity medication.|| No|
| 6. Allows patients to ingest Death with Dignity medication during their hospital stay.|| No|
Patients choosing Death with Dignity will be transferred to another facility of the patient's choice