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For the year 1921, presented at the Annual Meeting, October 1921.

Publication Date

10-31-1921

Publisher

The Wilson H. Lee Company

City

New Haven, CT

Keywords

Admission of patients, Doctors referral, Ambulance, Free bed fund, Hospital soldiers fund, Soldier patients, Tuberculosis, Renovations, Medical school reorganization, Pediatrics department, William Wart Winchester Memorial Hospital, Day camp, Social services department, Connecticut Training School for Nurses.

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The average cost for a patient was; $17.50 per week, private room $42.00 to $56.00 and a semi-private $28.00 per week. In-town residents paid a discounted rate of $10.00 per week or $14.00 per week, if they were admitted to the Contagious Hospital. The Hospital renovated most of the wards, including the East & West wards with; new plumbing, ventilation, a new sprinkler system and lighting. All private wards were redecorated and repainted, and a new elevator was installed in Gifford. The Medical School was reorganized, and now includes full-time staff. A new pediatric and medical records department was developed. Connecticut Training School for Nurses Director Maude Landis resigned, and was taken over by Dorothy M. Tarbox. Nursing students were given more time off from Hospital duty, in order to meet the education requirements. Nursing students remain in the school for three years of study.

New Haven Hospital Ninety-Fourth Annual Report of the General Hospital Society of Connecticut for the Year 1921

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