Policies + Public Documents

Tufts Medical Center is committed to protecting the privacy of our patients and website users. Please view our patient confidentiality policies, website user privacy policies and other public documents below:

Patient Rights and Confidentiality
The staff at Tufts Medical Center is committed to providing you with excellent medical care and delivering this care with respect for your individuality and dignity. We believe that effective patient care begins with the establishment of a partnership between the patient, his or her family and the staff at the Medical Center.

Our patient rights documents and regulations explain your rights and responsibilities while you are a patient at Tufts Medical Center. We also provide information about medical decision making and medical record confidentiality.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
Tufts Medical Center, Inc. complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.  Tufts Medical Center does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Conflict of Interest Policy
Our conflict of interest policy describes limits on relationships between medical professionals affiliated with or working at Tufts Medical Center and the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.

Interpreter Services Policy
Our interpreter services policy describes our interpreter availability, training and procedures. Tufts Medical Center is fully committed to providing quality health care to all those who come to its doors, including both the deaf and hard of hearing and non-English or limited-English speakers. 

Website User Terms + Conditions
The Tufts Medical Center website is designed to provide users with general information about our services and to help users access the services that they may need. The website does not provide medical advice. Our terms and conditions policy provides more information on the uses of this website.

Institutional Master Plan
The Institutional Master Plan further advances the goals and mission of Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children by documenting the current status of the campus and reaffirming the commitment of the institution to its fundamental mission and goals, as well as to the community.

Social Media Policy
Tufts Medical Center’s Department of Public Affairs and Communications oversees and moderates the Tufts MC and Floating Hospital Facebook pages and reserves the right to remove comments and block posters who do not comply with our Facebook Commenting Policy.