Ascension Borgess Hospital

We’re committed to providing you with personalized, compassionate care. Here you’ll find information for Ascension patients.

MyBorgessHealth Electronic Health Record

Easy access to information empowers people to make better decisions about their health—and live longer, more fulfilling lives. That’s why we created MyBorgessHealth. Here, you can stay connected by managing your health record, communicating with your provider, reviewing educational materials and more.

Learn more about MyBorgessHealth, your electronic health record, and what it means for you by downloading our frequently asked questions. If you have not already signed up for MyBorgessHealth, please download this form and return it to your Ascension Borgess provider. Upon completion, you will receive an e-mail invitation allowing you to access MyBorgessHealth. If you have problems logging into or finding information on MyBorgessHealth, call Ascension Michigan Health Connect at 269-226-8135 or 800-828-8135.

Patient Rights & Responsibilities

You or your loved ones have the following responsibilities:

  • Providing honest and complete information about your current condition and about past medical conditions and treatments
  • Letting us know if you do not understand the description of your condition or the course of treatment proposed for your condition
  • Acknowledging that if you refuse treatment, you are responsible for the results of the decision
  • Following the treatment plan recommended by your health care team, including physicians, nurses and therapists. This responsibility also includes keeping appointments and giving notice when unable to do so
  • Paying or ensuring payment for any medical treatment received at Ascension Borgess, regardless of insurance
  • Respecting the rights of other patients and for Ascension Borgess personnel and property. This responsibility particularly recognizes that other patients may be harmed by noisy conversation or behavior
  • Following Ascension Borgess rules and regulations regarding patient care and conduct. You and your loved ones need to communicate with the caregiver if you intend to leave the nursing unit
  • Reporting your pain, including:
    • Asking your health care provider (doctor, nurse or clinician) what to expect regarding pain and pain management
    • Discussing pain relief options with your nurse
    • Asking for pain relief when pain first begins
    • Helping your health care provider measure pain
    • Telling your health care provider about any pain that will not go away
    • Discussing any worries or fears you have about taking pain medication