Clinics trying to improve the experience to encourage mammograms

June 18, 2019

The Fairview clinic in Eagan, Minn., offers perks — including chair massages and goody bags with mints, lip balms and pedicure accessories  — to encourage women to get mammograms, according to an article on The New York Times website.

Fairview’s V.I.P. nights are part of a new strategy many medical clinics are undertaking to make mammograms more appealing. 

Amenities like beverage bars, warm robes and soothing sound baths puts a relaxed spin on the experience, and is also a way to sell the rest of a hospital’s offerings to women, who tend to be the medical decision makers in their families, the article said. 

At NYC's Weill Cornell clinic, pretzels, adult coloring books and water bottles are given in the goodie bags.

Read the article.

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Interior Design


Recent Posts
Recent Posts
Blog

When specifying boilers, design details matter


Installing a boiler system is a significant investment requiring thoughtful consideration to ensure heating comfort, reliability and efficiency

7/19/2019

$1.5 billion Philadelphia healthcare pavilion project using lean practices, offsite fabrication


The project is using prefabrication for time-intensive construction like mechanical, plumbing and drywall work

7/19/2019

Lighting can support healthier patient rooms


Advanced lighting design can improve patient and visitor outcomes and comfort and staff productivity

7/19/2019

Focus: Cybersecurity

Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros


Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

7/19/2019

Focus: Food Service

San Francisco hospital cuts food waste with on-demand service


Hospitals waste two to three times more than other food service sectors

7/19/2019





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

News & Updates • Webcast Alerts • Building Technologies

All fields are required.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.