How new hospital benefited patients, staff in pandemic year


The Stanford Hospital building at 500 Pasteur Drive, in Palo Alto, opened a year ago today.
Steve Fisch

A patient is transferred to the new Stanford Hospital on Nov. 17, 2019.
Steve Fisch

The 368-bed hospital building has proved to be an adaptable and effective facility for handling the pandemic.
Will Pryce


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