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Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation | Healing Environment

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The Healing Environment, Part of the Arts in Medicine Revolution:

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     Integrating the arts into medical practice is part of the revolution of medicine in our society. The focus on a healing environment shows itself in the development of hospitals, especially the leading children’s hospitals, in the last 25 years. The passionate arguments over the Prouty Garden at Boston Children’s Hospital are only a single example of this.

     This article from the Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation introduces an innovation designed to reduce stress in hospital patients. CARE, the Continuous Ambient Relaxation Environment Channel is a 24-hour channel designed to make the hospital environment one of healing. Does a hospital  in your community need this?

Read…Reflect…Share…Promote Healing Environments in Hospitals!

“Imagine yourself sick, with any illness, lying in a hospital bed, staring at the hospital curtains or watching television. ”

Source: Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation | Healing Environment

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