Patient-Centered Design is Changing the Perception of Healthcare
CAREGIVERS RECOGNIZE THE POWER OF DESIGN TO REDUCE STRESS AND AID HEALING.
Healthcare facilities, for years stale and sterile, are now taking a fresh and warm approach to design. Today’s caregivers acknowledge patient satisfaction and convenience as contributors to healing, which has lead to an understanding that design is a means to change the perception of patient care and enhance the overall healthcare experience. Beyond design, real estate also factors into patient preference. As noted by Bloomberg, major providers including Cedars-Sinai Health System, PrimeHealthcare, and Vanderbilt University Medical Group have taken space in local malls for easy customer access which is more in line with today’s life style.