Architecture and patient outcomes - International Academy for Design and Health
Presentation Seminar Brazil September 2018

The contribution of architecture to humanization and environmental comfort for patients

“The hospital is an integral part of a Medical and Social organization, whose basic function is to provide the population with complete Medical Health Care, both curative and preventive, under any care regime, including the home, whose external services radiate to the family, being also, in education center, training of Human Resources and Research in Health, as well as referral of patients, being responsible for supervising and guiding the health facilities technically linked to it.” – Ministry of Health, Brazil, 2012