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May 4, 2014

Seibert: Reflections on our hospital

(Continued)

They got him a glass of sweet tea, and the nurse told me to get the car and take him to the emergency room.

Again, by the time I had the car ready, they had him out of the church and ready.

I got him to the hospital, and in a matter of less than two minutes of our arrival, he was in the emergency room being checked out by one of the nurses.

Everyone at the hospital was exceptional. He saw X-ray people, lab people, nurses and the emergency room doctor. They were efficient, friendly, helpful and never stopped working. There must have been at least 15 patients in the emergency room when we got there, and more were coming in when we left. I was amazed at the courtesy and professionalism when they were literally run off their feet!

Both Raf and I have had surgeries at Palo Pinto General Hospital, using local doctors, and we have never, ever been disappointed or upset. I know there are rare occasions when things don’t happen right, through human error, but, hey, that happens in the biggest, most uptown hospitals in the world!

So, I encourage you to use our medical professionals here in the county. They really are the best!

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