Light and Media Projections in Patient Rooms: A preliminary case study

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New media and lighting technology and new ways to connect and control it has potentials to improve the environment in hospitals with the goal of increasing patient satisfaction. How should such system be designed to do so and how can it be tested? In this paper it is investigated how a specific case, an interactive lighting and media system installed in a patient room, can be improved to support a greater experience of patient satisfaction. Through questionnaires given to 14 mothers who have just given birth and their husbands staying in an interactive patient room, the experience of staying in the room and the patient satisfaction has been assessed. The results from the questionnaires are hereto combined to data log on how the media system has been used, which additionally leads to a design evaluation for the interactive media system. The results imply several areas that can be improved to meet the specific needs of the patients and thereby provide higher patient satisfaction. Hereto, the main findings suggest that the control of the lighting needs to be less complicated, the different lighting settings needs to be better tailored to the actual needs, noise from the projector and light coming from the iPad needs to be reduced, and for critical situations, the medical equipment needs to be an exact copy of what the caregivers are used to.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftARF – Architectural Research in Finland
Vol/bind3
Udgave nummer1
Antal sider8
StatusUdgivet - maj 2019
BegivenhedAnnual Symposium of Architectural Research 2017 - University of Oulu, Oulu School of Architecture, Oulu, Finland
Varighed: 29 nov. 20172 dec. 2017
Konferencens nummer: 9th
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KonferenceAnnual Symposium of Architectural Research 2017
Nummer9th
LokationUniversity of Oulu, Oulu School of Architecture
LandFinland
ByOulu
Periode29/11/201702/12/2017
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Emneord

  • Media Projections
  • Patient Rooms
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Lighting Design

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Light and Media Projections in Patient Rooms : A preliminary case study. / Nielsen, Stine Maria Louring; Bonde, Esben Oxholm Skjødt; Hansen, Ellen Kathrine.

I: ARF – Architectural Research in Finland, Bind 3, Nr. 1, 05.2019.

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