Saturday, April 2, 2011

Payment Waived

Last Tuesday, our daughter received her radioactive-iodine pill at the  Greater Baltimore Hospital Center. They told her not walk through the hospital to get back to her car. She'd have to exit by the nearest door and find her way as best she could to the parking lot. This turned out to be quite a hike. Finally, she was in her car, approaching the payment booth. She was wearing a surgical mask and had ticket-plus- payment in her blue rubber-gloved hand.

The attendant took one look and waved her through.

8 comments:

PseudoPiskie said...

Like.

Heart said...
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Lena said...

As well they should! Sounds like your daughter is going through so much. God Bless her.

Debra said...

A random act of kindness...without a doublt. God bless her.

Nancy said...

Glad to hear that they did too but at the same time I am also struck once again by what a time of it your daughter is having. Love, hugs and prayers to all of you and especially your daughter.

dana said...

When my brother had his radioactive pill last year, the doctor stood on one side of a concrete wall and inserted the pill on the end of tongs thru a hole in the wall.

The doc told him to avoid even using the same bathroom or the same silverware at home. WHAT if they'd only had one bathroom???

The other precaution was "If you, for any reason, must come to the hospital ER and need xrays....you'll have to wait until dawn when we have fewer patients needing xrayed.

I couldn't help but wonder: What about the patient who would come AFTER him?

Just goes to show, you never know who you're entering after.

One woman at church actually stayed in a motel for the 5 days she had to avoid people. Now, what about the NEXT person renting that room?

scary stuff there.

dana said...

p.s. I neglected to say:

Everything went well and the cancer is no more.

KathyA said...

That's where my oncologist is -- it's a great hospital and now that I know the secret, I'll be wearing a mask the next time I go through the toll!!!