Above and beyond...
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I have always been pleased with the caliber of doctors drawn to Moab, but until last week had not had the occasion to experience the hospital. When I found my knee replacement surgery would require a hospital stay of up to four days, I weighed my options.

I didn’t know anyone with first-hand experience of our new hospital, but wanting to stay local, I decided to go ahead with the procedure. I have never been more pleased with a decision. Everyone I encountered, from the lab and x-ray technicians, surgical staff, anesthesiologist, and nursing staff, to the physical therapists were professional, considerate, and friendly; all going above and beyond what the job required.

For example, anyone who has spent that long with an IV appreciates one that is thoughtfully placed. The same goes for the cafeteria where the people were surpassed only by the room service with cooked-to-order meals that were healthy, fresh, and beautifully presented. My husband joined me for dinner one night and we were surprised how inexpensive it was. The list goes on.

I did not find a single staff member who did not exceed expectations. I also enjoyed watching them pass their knowledge on to a host of trainees.

—Cyndy Peters


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