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A Review of the Research Literature on Evidence-Based Healthcare Design
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
This report surveys and evaluates the scientific research on evidence-based healthcare design and extracts its implications for designing better and safer hospitals.
Beyond Co-location: Visual Connections of Staff Workstations and Staff Communication in Primary Care Clinics
The importance of communication among healthcare providers has been long recognized, and many healthcare organizations are implementing team-based care, with emphasis on staff communication. While previous empirical studies ...
The Representational Function of Clinic Design: Staff and Patient Perceptions of Teamwork
This study empirically investigates the relationships between visibility attributes and both patients’ and staff members’ teamwork experiences. Teamwork among healthcare professionals is critical for the safety and quality ...
Backstage Staff Communication: The Effects of Different Levels of Visual Exposure to Patients
Objective: This article examines how visual exposure to patients predicts patient-related communication among staff members. Background: Communication among healthcare professionals private from patients, or backstage ...
Designing for Effective and Safe Multidisciplinary Primary Care Teamwork: Using the Time of COVID-19 as a Case Study
Effective medical teamwork can improve the effectiveness and experience of care for staff and patients, including safety. Healthcare organizations, and especially primary care clinics, have sought to improve medical teamwork ...
Lighting the patient room of the future: Evaluating different lighting conditions from the patient perspective
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021)
This study explores whether “future” lighting systems that provide greater control and opportunity for circadian synchronization are acceptable to participants in the role of patients.Tunable, dimmable light emitting ...