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Healthcare facility design impacting care

June 21, 2017

While the healthcare system is in a state of crisis, healthcare facilities have never looked better, according to an article on the CNN website.

Some new hospitals that are more like hotels, with private rooms, gardens and art installations.

"We're seeing a lot of intersections with corporate America, retail, hospitality and civic [architecture]. It's about: How do you attract and retain your community and your patients? How do you attract and retain doctors and nurses?," Pat Bosch, design director at the Miami office of architecture firm Perkins + Will, said in the article.

Healthcare design is following the same principles as medicine itself — extensive research, data-driven decisions and constant reassessment, the article said.

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