Beautifying hospitals: a tough sell

Rynor, Becky
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE633
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the impact of hospital environment design to the healing and recovery of patients. Dr. Alan Dilani states that a focus on risk and wellness may have a great impact in the medical industry. It mentions the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre in Ontario which has incorporated design innovations such as daylight in the x-ray bunker. Furthermore, it says that medical doctors and governments are difficult to convince on the benefits of hospital environment design.


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