Survey: Many LI hospital visiting policies inflexible, unclear

Exterior photograph of the St. Charles Hospital and

advertisement | advertise on newsday

Exterior photograph of the St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center located at 200 Belle Terre Road in Port Jefferson. (June 21, 2004) (Credit: Newsday/Leslie Barbour)

Patient-visiting policies at many Long Island hospitals are inflexible or not clear, according to a survey released Wednesday.

New Yorkers for Patient & Family Empowerment, a joint project of the nonprofits New York Public Interest Research Group and the Center for Justice & Democracy, reviewed visiting policies at 99 hospitals with 200 or more beds statewide.

Hospitals were scored,...

Continue Reading

Already a Newsday or Optimum customer ?

Get unlimited digital access $1 for 4 Weeks

$0.99/Week Thereafter

Get the Newsday Now newsletter!

The best of Newsday every day in your inbox.

Sign up

By clicking Sign up, you agree to our privacy policy.

Comments now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy policy.