Community Hospital

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Community Hospital - SEPTEMBER 18, 1922. CHAMBER SECRETARY COMMENDS...
SEPTEMBER 18, 1922. CHAMBER SECRETARY COMMENDS HOSPITAL Colored Institution Shows Re-suits Re-suits Re-suits of Efficient and Capa- Capa- -ble -ble Management Mc-Iver, Subsequent to an inspection of the Colored Community hospital last week by Charles C. Chadbourn and Liouis T. Moore, the latter as secretary of the chamber of commerce, has addressed a letter to Dr. F. F. Burnett, superintendent, superintendent, and Dr. J. W. Kay, assistant superintendent, "recommending the work you are doing for the community, community, with the hope that individuals and organizations will manifest a substantial substantial degree of interest in cooperation with you." Quoting the letter: ''All of the offices offices and rooms were absolutely oleaKi and crderly. The nurses on duty seemed to be very polite, efficient and much interested in the cases over which they have supervision. "It was a surprise to us to learn of the splendid work which is being conducted conducted by the institution. We were also surprised somewhat to ascertain that there were approximately 20 patients patients under treatment. It was also a point of interest to learn that during the week 17 major operations had been performed by various surgeons of the city. "We were '"glad to know that the white physicians and surgeons cooperate cooperate with you in performing operations, and in giving suggestions as to the conduct of the hospital. We know of no better medium of relief to suffering suffering humanity than sucti an institution as yours. "It was rather interesting to know that some of your patients settle their accounts with donations of foodstuffs, such as chickens, eggs, etc Mr. Chad-bourn Chad-bourn Chad-bourn and the writer were much impressed impressed with the. way in wVich you cooperate with your patiets in aiding them to defray necessary costs of treatment.. Of course, the foregoing reference is entirely apart from the charity work. "The itemized statement of accounts, which you filed with Mr. Chadbourn while we were there, indicates that the hospital is bein managed on a most efficient and businesslike basis, and with the limited funds at your disposal you are securing splendid results."

Clipped from The Wilmington Morning Star18 Sep 1922, MonPage 8

The Wilmington Morning Star (Wilmington, North Carolina)18 Sep 1922, MonPage 8
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