Patient Rights http://wamc.org en Report Finds Visitor Policies at New York Hospitals Vary Widely http://wamc.org/post/report-finds-visitor-policies-new-york-hospitals-vary-widely <p>A new report assesses the visitation policies of acute care hospitals across New York.<br /><br />The report: &ldquo;Sick, Scared and Separated from Loved Ones&rdquo; scored the flexibility and amount of visiting hours and the website information about visitation at the hospitals.&nbsp; St Peter&rsquo;s Hospital in Albany ranked highest overall. St Peter&rsquo;s Health Partners Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer Kathy Brodbeck.<br /><br />The report found&nbsp; that eleven hospital websites posted information on a patient&rsquo;s right to choose their visitors.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 45080 at http://wamc.org