How Smart Design Can Ease Anxiety for Young Patients

Hospitals and pediatrician offices often feel unfamiliar and intimidating to young patients. Especially for children with chronic health problems, a health appointment can become an anxiety-inducing situation that dulls healing and growth. How can young patients be put at ease in healthcare environments? Many healthcare providers and caregivers may believe that environment design elements are simply cosmetic and have no impact on patient outcomes. But new research tells a different story: built environments can play a significant role in shaping patient experiences and emotions. Incorporating smart design elements into pediatric healthcare environments can create spaces that are more welcoming, comforting,...

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