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August 19, 2019

The Evidence-Based Hospital—A Case for Single-Patient Rooms

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  • 1Center for Health Systems and Design, Texas A&M University, College Station
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 19, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.2797

Since the 1980s there has been growing recognition that the design of the physical environment of a hospital has an effect on clinical outcomes.1 Consistent with the movement toward evidence-based medicine, health care architecture has sought to develop an evidence-based design process.1

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