The use of art to positively impact patient outcomes is nothing new. However, The National Endowment for the Arts and the Society for Arts In Healthcare have taken arts initiatives one step further to further improve the healing process in hospitals, nursing homes, senior centers, hospices, and other entities within the medical community.
Looking to make a better first impression? Improving patient satisfaction can be as simple as putting some thought into your parking garage. According to a recent article from Building Operating Management (BOM), the parking garage experience often sets a patient’s first impression of the healthcare facility they are patronizing.
For years, design professionals have claimed a direct tie between student performance and classroom design. A new study proves it, performed by researchers at the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford in Manchester, England.
Healthcare leaders know that successful treatment begins from the ground up, literally, beginning with the facilities in which people are seeking care. The focus on a healing environment has entered center stage.