Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Hospital Rules

  • Alcatraz Hospital revisited—patients behind bars

    Annabelle SlingerlandLeiden, the Netherlands While many hospitals and their locations become historic icons for the accomplishments of their staff, Alcatraz Hospital is famous for its very walls, its infamous patients, and treatment. It was a hospital inside a maximum security U.S. federal penitentiary on Alcatraz Island, which covers twenty-two acres only a little more than…