A Breath of Fresh Air for Health Care – Opinionator Blog – NYTimes.com – Nice article about Kaiser Permanente’s work to create the Total Health Environment. I have seen this up close in several facilities I have been to and I think it shows a great commitment to managing the environment where health care is provided. When an organization doesn’t pay attention to the environment within its walls, how can it pay attention to the one outside of its walls?
I also would like to note that in these spaces, Kaiser Permanente purchases and displays art from local artists in the communities that it serves. Here’s a piece from the Colorado Springs Medical Office: