Spousal rights have come a long way in medical settings. Friday's Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide apparently confirms already existing practices in local hospitals. Ogden Regional Medical Center already honors and facilitates every patient's personal wishes regarding who provides emotional support during a hospital stay. The hospital has had detailed written policies for quite some time, that ensure respect and an equal level of care for every patient without discrimination.
Ogden Regional Medical Center June 27, 2015