Fable hospital 2.0: the business case for building better health care facilities. Academic Article uri icon


  • Evidence shows that changes in the architecture, design, and decor of health care facilities can improve patient care and in the long run reduce expenses. These essays detail the state of the research, look inside two hospitals that put some of these innovations into practice, and consider how design fits into the moral mission ofhealth care.

published proceedings

  • Hastings Cent Rep

altmetric score

  • 72

author list (cited authors)

  • Sadler, B. L., Berry, L. L., Guenther, R., Hamilton, D. K., Hessler, F. A., Merritt, C., & Parker, D.

citation count

  • 68

complete list of authors

  • Sadler, Blair L||Berry, Leonard L||Guenther, Robin||Hamilton, D Kirk||Hessler, Frederick A||Merritt, Clayton||Parker, Derek

publication date

  • January 2011