Our Culture of Care
Blythedale Children's Hospital recognizes and respects the rights of patients and their families and treats them with courtesy and dignity. Blythedale Children's Hospital provides care that preserves cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, and personal values, beliefs, and preferences. Care is free from discrimination based on age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression including transgender. We encourage patients and families to become active partners in their care by asking questions, seeking resources, and advocating for the services and support they need.
Equal Opportunity Provider
Blythedale Children's Hospital provides care and services on a nondiscretionary basis. Our Institute’s mission is aligned with and supports the provisions within Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and the Hill Burton Act.
These acts prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age and disability. This institute’s nondiscrimination position applies to admissions, provisions of services, assignment of services, granting of privileges, accommodations, and the equal opportunity to participate in programs and services
Equal Opportunity Employer
Blythedale Children's Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Institute to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, national origin, age, protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Accreditation, Licensure and Certification
Blythedale Children's Hospital complies with standards, regulations and guidelines of accreditation organizations and regulatory agencies such as:
- The Joint Commission
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- New York State Department of Health
- New York State Education Department
- Westchester County Department of Health
Other Important Information
Patient and Family Resources
- Blythedale Children's Hospital Notice of Privacy Practices
- Patients' Bill of Rights
- Insurance Plans Accepted
- Financial Assistance Policy
- Financial Assistance Policy - Plain Language Summary
- Politica de Cumplimiento Y Procedimiento
- Politica de Asistencia Financiera Resumen en Lenguaje Sencillo
- Information About Hospital Charges