The Healing Of A Healing Hospital

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A hospital is a place that people go to for healing and help. Many associate fear with hospitals due to previous experiences. Rather than relaxing and having optimal time to heal, hospitals can create stressful environments for patients as well as employees. A new type of hospital setting breaking out in the healthcare industry are healing hospitals that provides a patient centered environment. In this paper I will discuss the aspects of a healing hospital, its relationship to spirituality, the challenges of creating a healing environment, and finally the biblical aspects of a healing hospital.
What is a Healing Hospital?
A healing hospital is a place that is patient centric and focuses on making the patient relaxed and allow healing in a peaceful environment. The three aspects of a healing hospital include a quiet environment, integrating technology into care, and providing compassionate care to patients. These components are beneficial to both hospital staff and patients. “By providing a noise-free environment caregivers are less apt to get distracted” (Eberst, 2008, pg. 78). When hospital staff have a calm environment where they can think through situations, the right decision is more likely to be made. Distractions can be detrimental to the health of a patient. Nurses should be confident in their decision making process and know that they are making the right choice. Using technology efficiently in healthcare can speed up results which allows doctors to create a

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