Hospitals are a drag. They're full of sick people. It's not really a very nice place to visit. The patients are uncomfortable and the visitors are in the way. The nurses and all the other technicians are busy trying to keep some semblance of order in an ever changing world. It seems like a bad place to take someone who is trying to get well. It is very hard to isolate yourself from all the hacking and wheezing and coughing going on.
Whatever happened to the good old days when you could stay home and be sick in your own bed and the kindly doctor would stop by and medicate you? You were surrounded by those who really loved you and cared about you. It had to be better for your mental health. I guess there aren't enough doctors to go around now. You could sure save a lot on hospital bills.