2003 | Health Care Management Review
Volume 28 Issue 3 Pages 254-264
Authors Swan, JE, & Richardson, LD, & Hutton, JD
 
Well-designed rooms have a significant impact on a patient’s hospital experience. As this study analyzing patient evaluations shows, it is important to deinstitutionalize hospitals and create more visually appealing environments. The ongoing effect on patient perceptions, during and long after their hospital stay, can be critical.