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What’s a Hospital in Japan Like?

I got to visit a hospital in Japan and it’s called the Watanabe New Heart Hospital in Tokyo.  Wow.  This is the kind of hospital I wish we had here in the States.  The doctors and nurses treat you as though you are royalty.  The accommodations are fit for a 5 star hotel.  And the food?   Wow…the cafeteria food is like eating at a Michelin star restaurant!  I was certainly impressed and inspired.

Robots, Rehabilitation and Renovations: The Latest Coolest Innovations in Japanese Design and Care

My Japanese parents are both artists so good design was drilled into us from birth – it didn’t matter if it was a chair or how food was laid out on a plate.  It all has an aesthetic balance and must be pleasing to the eye (and tastebuds).  When mom had her stroke in 2001, we …

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