Rufus Wallace, center, who served 9 years in the United States Army (photo by Wes Hilton)
Nurses conducting morning rounds at Einstein Healthcare Network on Veterans Day had a special question for inpatients: Have you served in the military? If the answer was yes, the nurses returned with a tumbler and a large magnet, emblazoned with American flags and the sentiment: Thank You For Your Service.
The tribute to veterans began last year at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, and was expanded to the network’s two other medical centers this year, thanks to board member Madalyn Rovinsky. “I’m very grateful for people who put their life on the line for my freedom,” said Rovinsky, who donated the funds for the program on behalf of herself and her husband, Harvey. “I don’t take it for granted.”Read More