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UP
Starting
from the
Ground
How Innovative Hospital Designs are Profoundly
Affecting Health Outcomes
By Judy Wang
EveryNovember,
Top medical faculties,
policymakers,
and healthcare analysts
gather at the
US. News Hospital of
Tomorrow Co...
The means to improve
hospital facility designs
was emphasized in the
2013 panel
“Designing
Hospitals for 21st
Century Care...
FACILITY DESIGN
HEALTH OUTCOMES
One point discussed....
More than 1500 studies
have demonstrated that
improved hospital designs mean
medical errors,
infections, &
patients’ stres...
For example,
Natural light can have
healing benefits in reducing
depression
For example,
Scenes from nature can have
a psychological effect of
relieving pain
Upon considering this evidence,
Princeton University
Hospital
re-engineered rooms with
larger window panels to
emphasize o...
Another point during the 2013
Hospitals of Tomorrow Conference:
hospital rooms
that can
integrate family
and children
inte...
For example,
creating a space where
children can use
colored lights to decorate
their rooms
For example,
creating a space where
children can play
with shades on
window panels
Efficient
hospital designs
also drive up
performance of
medical staff.
An associate professor from
Rush University reported studies
demonstrating a
in time nurses spend in a
patient’s room afte...
healthcare facility design,
health outcomes, &
patient satisfaction
The dynamic interaction
between
is incredibly importan...
Credits
“Congress” icon by Martha Ormiston
“Link” icon by Matthew Exton
“Down” icon by John Chapman
“Sun” icon by Nina San...
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  1. 1. UP Starting from the Ground How Innovative Hospital Designs are Profoundly Affecting Health Outcomes By Judy Wang
  2. 2. EveryNovember, Top medical faculties, policymakers, and healthcare analysts gather at the US. News Hospital of Tomorrow Conference
  3. 3. The means to improve hospital facility designs was emphasized in the 2013 panel “Designing Hospitals for 21st Century Care”.
  4. 4. FACILITY DESIGN HEALTH OUTCOMES One point discussed....
  5. 5. More than 1500 studies have demonstrated that improved hospital designs mean medical errors, infections, & patients’ stress.
  6. 6. For example, Natural light can have healing benefits in reducing depression
  7. 7. For example, Scenes from nature can have a psychological effect of relieving pain
  8. 8. Upon considering this evidence, Princeton University Hospital re-engineered rooms with larger window panels to emphasize outdoor views of woods and rivers.
  9. 9. Another point during the 2013 Hospitals of Tomorrow Conference: hospital rooms that can integrate family and children interaction.
  10. 10. For example, creating a space where children can use colored lights to decorate their rooms
  11. 11. For example, creating a space where children can play with shades on window panels
  12. 12. Efficient hospital designs also drive up performance of medical staff.
  13. 13. An associate professor from Rush University reported studies demonstrating a in time nurses spend in a patient’s room after re-engineering the nursing station and room spaces. 50% BOOST
  14. 14. healthcare facility design, health outcomes, & patient satisfaction The dynamic interaction between is incredibly important to consider.
  15. 15. Credits “Congress” icon by Martha Ormiston “Link” icon by Matthew Exton “Down” icon by John Chapman “Sun” icon by Nina Sandgaard Rasmussen “Tree” icon by vleenie “People” icon by Monika Ciapala “Light Bulb” icon by Jens Tärning “Window” icon by Joe Harrison from the Noun Project Collection
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