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March 21, 2006

Free movies

This one has "Marketing Department" written all over it.

Hospital ER Offers Free Movie Tickets For Slow Doctor Response

POSTED: 10:42 am EST March 21, 2006

CHESTERFIELD, Va. -- A hospital is promising emergency room patients they'll be seen by a doctor in 30 minutes or less -- or else receive an apology and free movie tickets.

Shortening emergency room waiting times is part of a hospital-wide initiative aimed at improving patient care, said Pam Hash, administrative director of emergency services at the newly opened St. Francis Medical Center. The free movie tickets were the marketing department's idea.

Via WFTV.

Posted by joke du jour at March 21, 2006 07:33 PM

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