What goes around
Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen writes about the generosity of BIDMC employees in today's Metro section.
He writes: Last year, when the staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center agreed to give up raises and benefits so the hospital would not have to lay off its lowest-paid workers, the story went viral.
In the face of unremitting bad economic news and rising unemployment, the idea that highly educated professionals at a big city hospital would take a hit for janitors and housekeepers and people who push patients around in wheelchairs was wildly counterintuitive. It was a refreshing tonic, a scene right out of a Frank Capra movie.
To read the full column in today's Globe, click here.