Healthcare facilities are not often thought of as places to display and view art. But a number of peer-reviewed studies show that in a healthcare setting art has benefits to patients, including:
• Lower levels of stress
• Lower use of pain medications
• Reduced lengths of stay
• Improved sleep patterns
• Lower rates of secondary infections
• Higher overall satisfaction levels
“Besides all of the research, art is peaceful and gives you something to think about other than the fact you’re at the hospital,”...