In Northwest's new emergency, it's more private, friendlier for patients
Posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2009 12:00 am
Al Petrillo/Special to The Explorer, The renovated emergency department at Northwest Medical Center can handle 57 patients at a time. Approximately 25 percent of ED patients are admitted to the hospital as in-patients.
Som and Krystin Lisaius, two members of Tucson’s local media scene, have found themselves in a deeply troubling situation after taking their 4-month-old daughter to a local hospital, where cocaine was found the child’s system.