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The artists provide a wide range of imaginative services, she said. One artist, trained in yoga breathing and self-soothing, helps breast-cancer
patients remain calm and centered while they are waiting to be seen.
Others might read to pediatric patients in that waiting room. An actor
might put on role-playing sessions for staff, helping them rehearse how
to break bad news to patients and loved ones. An upcoming program will
have photographers taking pictures of newly-borns to give to the mother
as a thank-you for choosing Woodhull hospital.
...For each hour they devote to helping the hospital, they earn enough credits to pay
for two medical visits.