Starting today, West Virginia University Hospitals will be offering free high-speed wireless Internet services to patients and visitors. Anyone with wireless-capable computers will be able to use the service in patient rooms, lobbies, waiting areas, the cafeteria and a facility where families of patients stay for extended periods of time, according to a statement from the university in Morgantown."Patients will be able to check e-mail, communicate with friends and family, and keep up on news from home," said Bruce McClymonds, hospital president. They'll also be able to view services offered by the hospital, he added. Users will be asked to accept a user agreement before accessing the service, which is supported by Friends of WVU Hospitals, a group of volunteers that provide patient support at the 454-bed hospital.
Free wireless at WVU Hospitals
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