Usually there is a place that YOU can stay near the hospital. Save YA some times on the road.
As the hospital if there is a RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE , free lodging and food for persons waiting for info and to stay closer to hospital patients.
BALTIMORE had one next to the TRAUMA center.
92% of patients like your wife were in the trauma centers due to automobile accidents.
Sometimes, your nearness can help aid the patient.
John, PA REF: JOHN HOPKINS TRAUMA CTR.