Sneak Peek: The Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s new renovations before it’s grand openinig

HE FOLLOWS THROUGH, IT’S SURE TO SET OFF A MAJOR CONSTITUTIONAL SET OFF A MAJOR CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE. CHALLENGE. WE’LL FOLLOW.


HE FOLLOWS THROUGH, IT’S SURE TO
SET OFF A MAJOR CONSTITUTIONAL SET OFF A MAJOR CONSTITUTIONAL
CHALLENGE. CHALLENGE.
WE’LL FOLLOW THAT. WE’LL FOLLOW THAT.
>>>THE FINAL TOUCHES ARE BEING>>>THE FINAL TOUCHES ARE BEING
PUT ON THE NEW WING OF THE PUT ON THE NEW WING OF THE
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL IN DOWNTOWN CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL IN DOWNTOWN
DETROIT. DETROIT.
OUR PAULA TUTMAN GETS THE VERY OUR PAULA TUTMAN GETS THE VERY
FIRST LOOK INSIDE TODAY. FIRST LOOK INSIDE TODAY.
AND LET’S BRING IN PAULA. AND LET’S BRING IN PAULA.
DURING THE CONSTRUCTION, TWO DURING THE CONSTRUCTION, TWO
WORKERS FOUND A HUGE SURPRISE. WORKERS FOUND A HUGE SURPRISE.
WHAT WAS THAT? WHAT WAS THAT?
>>Paula: YEAH, YOU KNOW WHAT,>>Paula: YEAH, YOU KNOW WHAT,
JASON? JASON?
THIS IS KIND OF INCREDIBLE. THIS IS KIND OF INCREDIBLE.
AND IF YOU PULL THIS OUT OF THE AND IF YOU PULL THIS OUT OF THE
WALL, YOU MIGHT THINK IT’S A BIT WALL, YOU MIGHT THINK IT’S A BIT
OF SCRAP JUNK, BUT IT IS NOT. OF SCRAP JUNK, BUT IT IS NOT.
IT IS SO MUCH MORE AND GIVES IT IS SO MUCH MORE AND GIVES
VALUABLE LOOK INTO THE HISTORY VALUABLE LOOK INTO THE HISTORY
OF THIS AMAZING FACILITY. OF THIS AMAZING FACILITY.
>>OUR CONSTRUCTION CREW WASPUIN>>OUR CONSTRUCTION CREW WASPUIN
TOUCHES IN THE LOBBY AND FOUND TOUCHES IN THE LOBBY AND FOUND
THIS BIG PIECE OF METAL IN A THIS BIG PIECE OF METAL IN A
WALL. WALL.
>>Paula: A TIME CAPSULE HIDDEN>>Paula: A TIME CAPSULE HIDDEN
IN THE WALL OF CHILDREN’S IN THE WALL OF CHILDREN’S
HOSPITAL OF MICHIGAN, RIPPED HOSPITAL OF MICHIGAN, RIPPED
OPEN DURING CONSTRUCTION. OPEN DURING CONSTRUCTION.
OPENED IN 1886 AS THE CHILDREN’S OPENED IN 1886 AS THE CHILDREN’S
HOSPITAL IN DETROIT, THE HOSPITAL IN DETROIT, THE
EARLIEST ARTIFACT FOUND IN THAT EARLIEST ARTIFACT FOUND IN THAT
TIME CAPSULE, A RESEARCH AGENDA TIME CAPSULE, A RESEARCH AGENDA
FROM 1923. FROM 1923.
THE REAL GEMS ARE THE PICTURES. THE REAL GEMS ARE THE PICTURES.
>>THIS IS A NURSE IN THE>>THIS IS A NURSE IN THE
ORIGINAL HOSPITAL GIVING THE ORIGINAL HOSPITAL GIVING THE
CHILD TO THE CHILD’S MOTHER, CHILD TO THE CHILD’S MOTHER,
1949. 1949.
THIS WAS BACK IN THE DAY WHEN THIS WAS BACK IN THE DAY WHEN
PARENTS COULDN’T SAY WITH THEIR PARENTS COULDN’T SAY WITH THEIR
CHILDREN. CHILDREN.
>>Paula: CONSTRUCTION FINISHES>>Paula: CONSTRUCTION FINISHES
TONIGHT AND THE STANDARD OF CARE TONIGHT AND THE STANDARD OF CARE
COULDN’T BE MORE DIFFERENT. COULDN’T BE MORE DIFFERENT.
SHE HOLDS 3-WEEK-OLD CADEN, WHO SHE HOLDS 3-WEEK-OLD CADEN, WHO
HAS ALREADY HAD 4 LIFE-SAVING HAS ALREADY HAD 4 LIFE-SAVING
OPERATIONS. OPERATIONS.
>>HE HAD A HOLE IN HIS STOMACH>>HE HAD A HOLE IN HIS STOMACH
AND HIS INTESTINES GREW OUTSIDE AND HIS INTESTINES GREW OUTSIDE
OF HIS BODY. OF HIS BODY.
>>Paula: SHE CAN’T IMAGINE>>Paula: SHE CAN’T IMAGINE
BEING HANDED HER BABY THROUGH A BEING HANDED HER BABY THROUGH A
CRACKED DOOR. CRACKED DOOR.
>>THIS IS ONLY THE SECOND TIME>>THIS IS ONLY THE SECOND TIME
I’VE BEEN ABLE TO HOLD HIM AND I’VE BEEN ABLE TO HOLD HIM AND
YOU KNOW HOW IMPORTANT THAT IS YOU KNOW HOW IMPORTANT THAT IS
TO MOMS. TO MOMS.
>>Paula: THERE ARE QUIET ROOMS>>Paula: THERE ARE QUIET ROOMS
AND PRIVATE ROOMS, SHOWERS AND AND PRIVATE ROOMS, SHOWERS AND
FACILITIES SO MOMS AND DADS CAN FACILITIES SO MOMS AND DADS CAN
BE ONLY A HEARTBEAT AWAY. BE ONLY A HEARTBEAT AWAY.
SWEET DETAILS THAT CATCH THE SWEET DETAILS THAT CATCH THE
AN ENVIRONMENT THAT IS STERILE AN ENVIRONMENT THAT IS STERILE
BUT DOESN’T LOOK STERILE. BUT DOESN’T LOOK STERILE.
IT LOOKS MORE LIKE AN EASY CHAIR IT LOOKS MORE LIKE AN EASY CHAIR
WITH A BEDTIME STORY. WITH A BEDTIME STORY.
IT BRINGS FAMILIES INTO THE ART IT BRINGS FAMILIES INTO THE ART
OF HEALING THAT DOESN’T STOP AT OF HEALING THAT DOESN’T STOP AT
THE DOOR. THE DOOR.
>>WE HAVE ADDED ALL NEW NEO>>WE HAVE ADDED ALL NEW NEO
INTENSIVE CARE UNIT. INTENSIVE CARE UNIT.
PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT. PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT.
BRAND-NEW EMERGENCY ROOM, BRAND-NEW EMERGENCY ROOM,
BRAND-NEW OPERATING ROOM. BRAND-NEW OPERATING ROOM.
>>AND THIS PULLS OUT AND I CAN>>AND THIS PULLS OUT AND I CAN
STAY IN HERE. STAY IN HERE.
>>Paula: AND IT’S MAKING A>>Paula: AND IT’S MAKING A
DIFFERENCE FOR CADEN AND THE DIFFERENCE FOR CADEN AND THE
BABIES WHO COME HERE TO HEAL BABIES WHO COME HERE TO HEAL
ALONGSIDE WITH BABIES, AND THIS ALONGSIDE WITH BABIES, AND THIS
IS WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE 130 YEARS IS WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE 130 YEARS
LATER. LATER.
OKAY, SO THE BIG REVEAL IS OKAY, SO THE BIG REVEAL IS
TOMORROW. TOMORROW.
AS FOR THIS TIME CAPSULE. AS FOR THIS TIME CAPSULE.
THEY’LL GET ANOTHER TIME CAPSULE THEY’LL GET ANOTHER TIME CAPSULE
AND WILL PUT ALL OF THAT STUFF AND WILL PUT ALL OF THAT STUFF
INSIDE THAT TIME CAPSULE AS WELL INSIDE THAT TIME CAPSULE AS WELL
AS THINGS FROM TODAY. AS THINGS FROM TODAY.
I WONDER WHAT CELL PHONES WILL I WONDER WHAT CELL PHONES WILL
LOOK LIKE 100 YEARS FROM NOW AND LOOK LIKE 100 YEARS FROM NOW AND
BURY IT SOMEWHERE IN THE BURY IT SOMEWHERE IN THE
HOSPITAL. HOSPITAL.
THEY WANT SOMEONE ELSE TO THEY WANT SOMEONE ELSE TO
STUMBLE OVER IT 30, 50s 100 STUMBLE OVER IT 30, 50s 100
YEARS FROM NOW. YEARS FROM NOW.
BACK TO YOU.

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