COVID-19 Impact

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How the pandemic is reshaping hospital architecture and design.

Booker C. How the pandemic is reshaping hospital architecture and design. PBSNewshour Weekend. May 10, 2020.

Built environment characteristics can contribute to the spread of infection. This news segment discusses design approaches one hospital implemented to reduce the potential for COVID-19 transmission to both patients and clinicians in their organization. Prevention tactics highlighted include placement of equipment and creation of negative pressure isolation rooms.