PHOTO TOUR: Shriners Hospital for Children, Montreal, Quebec | Healthcare Design --- A stop at the third-floor surgery department is designed to replicate a visit to the Great North. Waiting families and patients are surrounded by giant snowflakes, blocks of ice, and the aroura borealis. Photo: David Dworkind
PHOTO TOUR: Whittington Health Trust Ambulatory Care Centre, London | Healthcare Design --- The centrally located phlebotomy booth (which can be private when necessary) is positioned in the communal space, demonstrating the center’s integrated care model that aims to bring together treatment, waiting, and administration spaces. Photo: Jill Tate Photography
The use of biophilic design in behavioral healthcare settings can contribute to creating the calming environment patients require, as seen in the renovation of the Swedish Ballard Behavioral Health Unit in Seattle.