HCAHPS Survey and Acoustics

September 23, 2016   
The main goal of healthcare is to promote healing and recovery for patients. Recent studies have found that a poor acoustic environment can drastically affect the recovery of patients. However, on the most recent HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare

Facility Guidelines Institute Recognizes Importance of Acoustics to Patient Well-being

September 8, 2016   
According to recent research, a poor acoustic environment can negatively affect a patient’s health and recovery.  The Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) Guidelines for Design and Construction is a document that architects, consultants, and engineers refer to when designing outpatient facilities

Hospitals and Acoustics

September 1, 2016   
When it comes to the acoustical concerns in hospitals speech privacy is often at the top of the list. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), requires that patient information cannot be disclosed without consent. This includes verbal consultations with