Architects at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital spent a day in wheelchairs to consider the needs of disabled patients at the center of the design experience. The result “…moves beyond compliance with the accommodation requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act,” said Paula Hereau, vice president of operations.
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.
Our lives mirror the pace of our technology: busy, working, connected. And this constant activity goes hand in hand with increased stress. These 16 de-stressing activities will help take the edge off.
When you’re caring for 675 to 700 newborn patients each year, peace and quiet make a world of difference. And Covenant HealthCare’s Regional NICU made noise reduction a top priority in their recent $1 million renovation.