Cancer patient looks at healthcare facility design

May 26, 2017

In an article on the Medical Construction & Design website, a marketer for an architecture firm wrote about the new perspective on healthcare design she gained after going through cancer treatment.

Her experience made her wonder healthcare environments could better contribute to the mental and physical well-being of other cancer patients. Her ideas included:

• Making the waiting room a first impression that creates a welcoming, confidence-building experience

• Respecting patient privacy with ample, quality sound barriers in patient rooms

Read the article.



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