A woman called a local hospital.
"Hello, could you connect me to the person who gives information about patients. I'd like to find out if a patient is getting better, doing as expected or getting worse."The voice on the other end said, "What is the patients name and room number?""Sara Finkell, in room 302."
"I'll connect you with the nursing station."
"3A nursing station, how can I help you?"
"I'd like to know the condition of Sara Finkell in room 302."
"Just a moment please, while I look at her records......Mrs Finkell is doing very well. In fact she's had two full meals and her blood pressure is fine. She'll be taken off the heart monitor in a couple of hours and if she continues this improvement, Dr. Cohen is going to send her home tuesday at noon."
The woman said, "That's fantastic!....That's wonderful news!"
The nurse said, "From your enthusiam, I take it you are a close family member or a very close friend."
"Neither! I'm sara Finkell in room 302...nobody here tells me anything."