RX for Healing: Nature

Flower2-copyOctober 7, 2014 — There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that patient outcomes are influenced by the design of the physical environment. Because of this, many hospitals are adding artwork depicting nature scenes and bringing small pieces of the outdoors indoors.

In this article for the Citizen Times, Liv Osby shares how several hospitals have focused on using artwork to create healing environments that can decrease the need for pain medication and reduce the length of stay.

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