Not Now

Grayson, Mary
June 2007
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2007, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p6
Trade Publication
The author reflects on her experience at a hospital. She felt a sharp pain in her left elbow, which in seconds traveled across her shoulder blades and then up and down her spine. She had surgery to remove a blood clot in the back of her head that had bled into the spine. health care folks say they must run their hospitals as if they were patients. Being a hospital patient is the ultimate test of how the business decisions they make affect the people who make up the bed count or patient census.


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