Live in Ward D, the Rolling Stones

An inpatient hospital visit tends to feel like you are attending a live Rolling Stones concert – without the music. Still, you experience many of the greatest hits: "You Can't Always Get What You Want," "Time Is on My Side," "I Don't Know Why," "Too Much Blood," "One More Shot" and "Under My Thumb." To pen such lyrics, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards must have spent some time in the modern healthcare system at one point. But the encore performance is saved for the key component of every hospital visit: the anticipated and subsequent frustration of overpromised and under-delivered discharge timelines.

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