In Redesigned Room, Hospital Patients May Feel Better Already / by reid douglas

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Check out this super interesting read about the influence of good design on a patient recovery...

PLAINSBORO, N.J. — Can good design help heal the sick?

The University Medical Center of Princeton realized several years ago that it had outgrown its old home and needed a new one. So the management decided to design a mock patient room.

Medical staff members and patients were surveyed. Nurses and doctors spent months moving Post-it notes around a model room set up in the old hospital. It was for just one patient, with a big foldout sofa for guests, a view outdoors, a novel drug dispensary and a bathroom positioned just so....

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