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The Founding of PAH: What can it teach the hospitals of today?

A news story that ran in multiple outlets – including the San Francisco Chronicle, Houston Chronicle, Stamford CT Advocate, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and the Connecticut Post – recently reported on the how future hospitals will reflect better design with private rooms and noise control leading to shorter stays and better patient outcomes. The article, which features Pennsylvania Hospital as the nation’s first hospital, notes, “American hospitals of the future may take at least one important cue from their earliest predecessor, which was seen not just as a place for the sick but as a crown jewel” of the city and a vital part of its community. Visit here to read the story.

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