This Cleveland.com article, University Hospital’s Bedford, Richmond ERs Focus on Senior Care, shares important changes at yet another medical center, changes that focus on the needs of seniors when they go a hospital’s emergency facility.
How wonderful that the first senior-friendly emergency room, at Holy Cross Hospital in suburban Maryland, just outside of Washington, DC set a high bar and that other institutions are aspiring to reach and exceed.
Watch this YouTube video clip about the special emergency facility for senior citizens opened at Holy Cross Hospital in Montgomery County, Maryland. Trailblazer Dr.Bill Thomas, a geriatrician on the faculty of the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s Erickson School, consulted with the hospital.
A Washington Post describe the new Holy Cross Hospital senior emergency facility. My October 25, 2010 As Our Parents Age post explains how several hospitals in Michigan have opened senior ER centers.