A treatment room with a view
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), August 20, 2008
Patients experiencing chemotherapy, radiation treatments, MRIs, CT scans, and the like oftentimes have the experience worsened by dreary, windowless rooms, and corridors. But now some institutions that they can make these areas more appealing, and in turn ease patients' stress and fear. The heightened focus on patient-treatment areas represents the latest effort by healthcare providers to redesign facilities with patients in mind and possibly improve their outcomes in the process.