Alvarado Hospital opens new 30-bed ge...

Alvarado Hospital opens new 30-bed geriatric psych unit

Alvarado Hospital CEO Robin Gomez shows a door whose handle is solid and smooth and designed to protect patients. At a time when many hospitals across the nation are cutting mental heath beds, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center is expanding its offerings, recently turning a full wing at its La Mesa complex into a 30-bed behavioral health unit set up to serve patients age 65 and older.

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