One of our physicians is setting up a program to use retired physician
volunteers to act as sort-of "good-will" ambassadors with patients in
the hospital.  The idea is to visit them, see how their care is going,
what we can do better, etc.; not to interfere, but assist.  

Is anyone aware of other hospitals doing something similar?  I've done a
fairly extensive Medline search and not found much.  Please reply to me
directly.  Thanks!

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Jim Bulger, MLIS
Library Services - 14001
Allina Hospitals & Clinics
800 East 28th Street                             voice (612) 863-5230
Minneapolis, MN  55407-3799                   fax (612) 863-5695
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