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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 17

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Valm Beach Post, Friday, Nov. 22, 1968-n Visitors Tour Of Gardens Hospital Set Aussie Set For Release you hear again! SEE US-TODAY SF.HYICK IN LAKE WORTH 12051 4 LAKE AM. PH 585 9464 IN WEST PALM BEACH PALM BEACH MALI Ph. 683-6080 SU.KS & KKU.K Hyland's American wife Lisa, the informant said, is flying from San Francisco to Pnom Penh. Cambodia, to be on hand to meet him. Hyland was seen Feb. 6 being marched away by the Viet Cong after he went into Cho-lon to search for his sister. Ednu Rockwood. who later was found safe. PARIS i API - The Viet Cong was reported Thursday to be releasing an Australian businessman captured in Cho-lon. Saigon's Chinese quarter, in the Tet offensive last February. Informants in touch with the mission of the Viet Cong's National Liberation Front identified him as Keith Hyland. 54. They said he would be free in a few days at an undisclosed point. Bv ROBERT K.OGLESBY Staff Writer PALM BEACH GARDENS Sunday. Palm Beach eoun-tians are invited to a tour of the new Palm Beach Gardens Community Hospital from 1 to 5 p.m.. according to executive director William Horner. Located on Burns Road, east of State Road Alternate A1A. the 100-bed facility is expected to help reduce the growing burden on other area hospitals : I'nited American Medical Servies. Inc. (UNAM-KD'. took possession of the unopened hospital on October Court, brought against UNAMED and the city of Palm Beach Gardens by John D. MacArthur several months ago. Gardens city officials expect that settlement of the suit will come shortly after the hospital is opened, but no official statement to that effect has been issued. Sunday, local residents will have "perhaps the first opportunity to really see a hospital without being a patient." Horner said with a smile. "They'll get to see an operating room from the other side of the coin." cility. but I understand a number of doctors have applied." Kimmel concluded. Concerning the hospital's policy towards admissions. Horner said this week. "We have a completely open policy. No one will be refused admission to the hospital unless we simply run out of room." Although Horner did not say so. there is a distinct possibility that the hospital soon will be filled to capacity. Along this line. UNAMED has already planned a 180-bed addition to the complex, it was revealed several weeks ago. Horner emphasized that the hospital's admission policy would include welfare and indigent patients. "This hospital is for all the people." he said. Although UNAMED currently has possession of the complex, it is yet to receive the deed to the facility, due to a lawsuit pending in Circuit STAR 1 TREK 1. Since that time. Horner noted this week, "the physical facilities of the hospital have been completely renovated." "All new furnishings and equipment have been added." he said, "and the total investment now tops $2 million." Built in a figure eight shape, the yellow block building encloses two large patios decorated with trees and shrubbery. The interior colors are shades of green yellow and tanwith accents or orange. All patient rooms have access to baths, and in addition to beds, are furnished with a desk, dressing table and several chairs. Gold spreads cover the beds, complemented by block-printed draperies. Per day rates at the hospital compare favorably, though some-what higher, with rates at other local hospitals. Private rooms will cost $50 per day. compared wtih $40-43 at Good Samaritan. $42-50 at St. Mary's and $41-43 at John F. Kennedy. Semiprivate rooms at Gardens Community will run $39 per day. while the dharges at r svt I NEED NEW FLOORS? XBETYOU. call TERMITES? 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