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A healing environment New Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford includes family and nature in care

"There is deep evidence that a hospital’s physical environment and the well-being of patients and families are closely related." In 1984, two years before planning for the existing Packard Children’s Hospital began, Science published a study by environmental psychologist Roger Ulrich, PhD, that was lauded as the first to use modern medical research to support the healing effects of nature, an approach he called “evidence-based design.”

read as this evolved into a modern day healing space.

visit and read the full article at http://stanmed.stanford.edu/2017fall/packard-childrens-hospital-values-healing-environment.html