Among factors that today influence effective healthcare delivery is the nature of the setting where that care is given. Evidence shows physical environment can alter, for good or ill, the patient experience. A building’s design also can affect the productivity and satisfaction of the people who work there. Successful hospital organizations recognize the importance of connecting the physical environment to what goes on in their facilities, as they try to meet strict standards of care and remain competitive. Read more of this article.
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