The interviewees discuss the changes in various Mission Memorial Hospital policies and practices that were directly related to the Hospital Insurance which came into the effect in January of 1949. Topics include; hospital care, filling hospital beds, visiting hours, infectious diseases, smoking in the hospital, birth control, abortion and suicide.

Title: Medicine in Mission
Box: D
File: 5
Topic: 20th Century Mission: Changes in Medicine
Interviewer: Suzanne Mathieson
Interviee(s): Cathie Marcellus and Dr. Jim Marcellus
Date: October 21, 2001; October 27, 2005
Scope: 2 audio tapes
Length: N/A
Summary: The interviewees discuss the changes in various Mission Memorial Hospital policies and practices that were directly related to the Hospital Insurance which came into the effect in January of 1949. Topics include; hospital care, filling hospital beds, visiting hours, infectious diseases, smoking in the hospital, birth control, abortion and suicide. Please refer to File L3 for continuation of the “suicide” portion of the tape