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For the year 1887, presented at the Annual Meeting, January 27, 1888.

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Tuttle, Morehouse and Taylor


New Haven, CT


town patients, steam cooking apparatus, autopsies, library, the Connecticut Training School for Nurses


840 patients treated in the past year. Daily average number of patients 104. Cost per patient per week is $7.40. Soldier patients are being transferred to the Soldiers’ Home in Noroton. Report includes a comparison of statistics in the weekly cost of patients from 1879 through 1886. Detailed discussion about the amount of money received from towns and state appropriations is not covering the cost of caring for town patients. Discussion about increasing the rates charged to towns. A pamphlet discussing the issue published, New Haven Hospital with the State written by Professor Henry W. Farnam. Construction discussed, including a new Laboratory and the foundation laid for the new amphitheatre and accident room building. A steam cooking apparatus was purchased. The Board of Visitors is asking its members be nine instead of six which would help keep consistencies in times of member resignations.

Sixty-First Annual Report of the Directors of the General Hospital Society of Connecticut