A study protocol for performance evaluation of a new academic intensive care unit facility: impact on patient care

@inproceedings{Ferri2013ASP,
  title={A study protocol for performance evaluation of a new academic intensive care unit facility: impact on patient care},
  author={Mauricio Ferri and David A. Zygun and Alexandra Harrison and Henry T Stelfox},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Healthcare facility construction is increasing because of population demand and the need to replace ageing infrastructure. Research suggests that there may be a relationship between healthcare environment and patient care. To date, most evaluations of new healthcare facilities are derived from techniques used in other industries and focus on physical, financial and architectural performance. However, few studies have evaluated the impact of healthcare facility design on processes and… CONTINUE READING

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