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Skagit Valley Hospital

Mount Vernon, Skagit County
Owned by: Skagit County Public Hospital District No. 1 (doing business as Skagit Regional Health)

Skagit Valley Hospital participates in the Washington Death with Dignity Act, with some restrictions.

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.

Skagit Valley Hospital'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

While the hospital does not require providers to inform patients of their available options under the Death with Dignity Act, the policy does not prohibit providers from doing so.

2. Ensures that patients who request assistance with Washington's Death with Dignity Act are referred to a supportive organization or provider. Yes

Making direct referrals to a participating provider is optional, not required.

3. Allows doctors to participate in Death with Dignity in its hospital. Yes
4. Allows doctors to participate in Death with Dignity in clinics and other facilities it owns or operates. Yes
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

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