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3 edition of Signs and graphics for health care facilities. found in the catalog.

Signs and graphics for health care facilities.

American Hospital Association.

Signs and graphics for health care facilities.

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Published by American Hospital Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hospitals -- Design and construction.,
  • Signs and signboards.,
  • Graphic arts -- Technique.,
  • Facilities design and construction.,
  • Hospital administration.,
  • Health facilities.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA967 .A47 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 69 p. :
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4556184M
    ISBN 100872581799
    LC Control Number77026180

    Wayfinding in the medical arena is complex. Each health care institution has its own "personality" and can be quite different from other types of organizations. Advances in digital sign technology are bringing the component costs down for implementation, and appear to be part of the future for health care signage. HEALTHCARE SIGN SOLUTIONS HEALTHCARE SIGN SOLUTIONS The Right Signs Can Make All the Difference The Right Signs Can Make All the Difference Grant Street, SE Atlanta, GA Toll Free: Email: [email protected] Partial . Health Care Signage Building and wayfinding signage is an important aspect of any medical or healthcare facility to enhance branding, ensure smooth operation, and reassure patients and visitors with clear, easy to read directional signage.   Even though a medical facility is a business that people only use when they have a health concern, that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t function like any other business. This means having healthcare signage that’s easily visible, communicates concisely, and sends the right message about the kind of care patients can expect there.

    International Health Facility Guidelines Part B: Version 4 Page 25 It is recommended that the facility have an exterior or interior sign indicating the type and level of care and the hours of operations, particularly if the facility is not open 24 hours per day, seven days per week.


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