Dr. Kevin Baumlin

Geriatric ER, Mt. Sinai Hospital.  The skylight helps improve the mental health of patients. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: Mount Sinai’s Geriatric ER

Mount Sinai Hospital has been experimenting with an emergency department for patients 65 years and older.


Mount Sinai Hospital's extra-special emergency room (Credit: CBS 2)

Mount Sinai Hospital Boasts One-Of-A-Kind Emergency Room For The Elderly

Unlike most emergency rooms where you can’t tell day from night, this one has artificial skylights that change with the time of day. It also has non-skid floors, rails on the walls, quiet monitors and iPads that allow patients a touch of technology.