There are ways to make your hospital stay less stressful, according to Dr. Nancy Simpkins. She says if you’re going in for surgery, schedule it early in the morning. “The doctor is fresher and more alert, and the patient who will be feeling anxious will get rid of the anxiety faster,” she says. Simpkins also says there's a secret way to identify the hospital's most experienced doctors by the length of their coats. She also lets us in on how to negotiate your hospital bill.