Isn't it so great to read about positive changes?!? The New York Times wrote this article on how small changes in hospitals can make all the difference in not only a patient's experience, but their attitude as well. I commend the Dr's in charge of these efforts in making a hospital a much more pleasant experience during what can be a very confusing time for Seniors. Keep it up!
"Healing is a matter of time, but it is also sometimes a matter of opportunity."
For the Elderly, Emergency Rooms of Their Own
Phyllis Spielberger, a retired hat seller at Bendel’s, picked at a plastic dish of beets and corn as her husband, Jason, sat at the foot of her hospital bed, telling her to eat.
Although she had been rushed to Manhattan’s busy Mount Sinai Hospital by ambulance when her leg gave out, the atmosphere she encountered upon her arrival was eerily calm.
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