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Long Island hospital builds kid-friendly facility

November 8, 2019

The new building at Long Island's Stony Brook Children’s Hospital was designed to improve medical care for patients and make their families more comfortable, according to an article on the Newsday website.

The $73 million, 71,500-square-foot facility was designed to accommodate the special needs of children and their families, as well as to provide a comfortable space for families while their children heal and to reduce the trauma felt by hospitalized children.

The added space would reduce "cramming families into one room" while their children received medical care.

Carol Gomes, interim CEO of Stony Brook University Hospital, said the hospital’s addition of child life services would help patients to “feel more comfortable in an environment where it might be scary for them.”

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