CABA Information Series

IS-2010-146: Patient Rooms: A Changing Scene of Healing 

Herman Miller Company examines changes in patient room layouts in hospitals.  The biggest motivator is the introduction of new patient care technologies, medical record access, and possibly videoconferencing for remote diagnosis.  Other factors are rooms that can be easily cleaned and disinfected, local storage of commonly-user medicines, pathways to minimize falls, noise reduction, outdoor views, and family involvement.



























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