Three Emerging Trends Toward Healthier Healthcare Interiors

Jeffrey Brown

January 22, 2015

Facility Care

Healthcare professionals are charged with creating environments that foster patient healing and healthy workplaces for staff. For more than 15 years, partner organizations Practice Greenhealth and Healthcare Without Harm have worked with thousands of hospitals and healthcare organizations and suppliers to take steps to create healthier facilities from the inside out. The most innovative organizations are using an intentional approach to avoid products, services and materials that can have negative impacts on patients, staff and our communities — impacts that run counter to healthcare’s healing mission.

We’ve seen lots of progress over the years and more is on the horizon. Below are three emerging areas where healthcare leaders are focusing their efforts for 2015.

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