6:05 am
Tue June 24, 2014

'Visiting hours' are not over at a rising number of Michigan hospitals

A recent study found 76% of hospitals have restrictive visiting hours policies. The number rises to 90% of hospital intensive care units.
Credit Steve Carmody / Michigan Radio

There’s a push underway to get hospitals to do away with restrictive ‘visiting hours’ policies.

Two Michigan hospitals are being cited as successfully doing just that.

The Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care is a Maryland-based group launching a campaign this week to encourage hospitals to give families 24 hour a day access to patients.

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