The waiting room: singing to patients at a California hospital

The World

Far away from the halls of Congress, the conversation about what’s right and what’s wrong with health care rages on. We’ve been dropping in on conversations about health care thanks to a multimedia project called “The Waiting Room.” Today we visit patients and their family members in the waiting room of Highland Hospital, a county facility in Oakland, Calif.

Wanda Gore, a housekeeper at highland hospital, entertains the waiting room with a song.

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