Best Practices for Wayfinding in a Hospital Setting
Potter, Jerrod S.
Wayfinding within healthcare facilities has been a task for designers for many decades, but with a low priority. In recent years, the discipline has become recognized as a viable option for hospital executives and administrators as a means to cost-savings. The implementation of signage consisting of symbols and pictograms leads to better patient outcomes and increased staff satisfaction. This annotated bibliography provides best practices for implementing wayfinding in a hospital setting.