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Friday, August 22, 2014

Hospital Design and Patient Welfare

Nice article in today's New York Times describing a hospital redesign that was followed by marked improvements in patient satisfaction--and a 30 percent reduction in requests for pain medication. From my medical practice days, I remember the adage that hospitals are designed for doctors rather than patients. It's heartening to see that priorities are changing.

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