Inside the Pediatric Day Hospital

A session assistant checks in a patient for her appointment in the Pediatric Day Hospital. A session assistant checks in a patient for her appointment in the Pediatric Day Hospital.
Patients are greeted throughout the day by members of our clinical care team. Patients are greeted throughout the day by members of our clinical care team.
The fish tank at the main reception area in the Pediatric Day Hospital looks out on the waiting area and is home to several types of salt water fish. The fish tank at the main reception area in the Pediatric Day Hospital looks out on the waiting area and is home to several types of salt water fish.
The exam reception area is a central hub for doctors, nurses, and administrative staff to coordinate appointments for patients. The exam reception area is a central hub for doctors, nurses, and administrative staff to coordinate appointments for patients.
(Left) Our waiting areas have high-speed internet access and comfortable seating. (Right) Both parents are encouraged to stay in the exam room with their child. (Left) Our waiting areas have high-speed internet access and comfortable seating. (Right) Both parents are encouraged to stay in the exam room with their child.
Keeping patients preoccupied while receiving their medical exam is a high priority for Yi-Chi Lin, a nurse practitioner with the neuroblastoma team. Keeping patients preoccupied while receiving their medical exam is a high priority for Yi-Chi Lin, a nurse practitioner with the neuroblastoma team.
With constantly changing light patterns, the environment of the Pediatric Day Hospital varies from one minute to the next. With constantly changing light patterns, the environment of the Pediatric Day Hospital varies from one minute to the next.
Our staff and patients enjoy the sunlight shining through the skylight above the nurse's station in the bed area. Our staff and patients enjoy the sunlight shining through the skylight above the nurse's station in the bed area.
The skylight above the day bed area lets in plenty of sun, and each room has ample seating for relatives and friends. The skylight above the day bed area lets in plenty of sun, and each room has ample seating for relatives and friends.
Each treatment bay in the bed area is equipped with a flat-screen TV, a VCR, a DVD/CD player, and internet access. Each treatment bay in the bed area is equipped with a flat-screen TV, a VCR, a DVD/CD player, and internet access.