Door close buttons on elevators Written by Ced Kurtz on Thursday, 11 September 2008 1:23 pm. Heard on Twitter: Guy in the elevator just told me the 'door close' button in elevators only works in hospital elevators. Is that true? Join the conversation: Tweet Commenting policy | How to report abuse Commenting policy | How to report abuse To report inappropriate comments, abuse and/or repeat offenders, please send an email to email@example.com and include a link to the article and a copy of the comment. Your report will be reviewed in a timely manner. Thank you.