Healing Artwork: How an Integrated Art Program Can Transform Your Patient Experience

Research has shown that art can play a significant role in promoting health. Benefits of an artwork program include de-stressing patients, creating less institutional-feeling hospitals, creating positive distractions for visitors and patients, adding interest in back-of-house areas for staff, and bringing your community together. Simply put, art can make the viewer feel better.

This Kahler Slater white paper details ways you can successfully integrate art into your hospital, whether you are just considering an art program or are looking to refresh your existing program. From using art to provide a focal point in navigating a hospital, to adding interest and detail, the ideas shared here can help transform your health care environment into a healing experience.