How Design Can Impact Health Outcomes and Serve the Whole Patient

Many have begun asking why we only consider health and wellbeing when someone is sick—rather than preventing symptoms before they turn into chronic problems. Wellness can be approached from a number of angles, from strategic facility planning,  and architectural medical planning to interior design and nursing operations. Further, exploring the joint influence of holistic health design and design centered on our love for nature can help those who design healthcare facilities better serve the whole person. Recognizing and reducing stressors through savvy design In a healthcare setting, a patient is exposed to environmental and social stressors. These stressors can affect… Full Story