Hospitals acoustics discussed at HOPE Congress

“Sound Environment affects the healthcare outcome” was the name of a session held at the HOPE Congress 2014 in Amsterdam . The session, presented by Maria Quinn (Concept Developer HC, Sweden) and Jikke Reinten (Concept Developer HC, Netherlands), explained how hospital noise can be reduced and how to work with acoustic design as part of creating healing environments for patients, as well as improving conditions for staff. Interesting? Watch the YouTube video for more info, it includes comments from the speakers, as well as several people that saw them in action.

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