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The Impact of Environmental Design on Teamwork and Communication in Healthcare Facilities: A Systematic Literature Review

Author(s): Gharaveis, A., Hamilton, D. K., Pati, D.

Developing an evidence base of best practices for integrating computerized systems into the exam room: A systematic review.

Author(s): Patel, M. R., Vichich, J., Lang, I., Lin, J., Zheng, Kai
​The use of electronic health records (EHR) is increasing at medical facilities across the US. Computerized systems provide a better infrastructure for healthcare delivery.
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Impact of the Design of Neonatal Intensive Care Units on Neonates, Staff, and Families: A Systematic Literature Review

Author(s): Shahheidari, M., Homer, C.
The authors indicate that the design of NICUs incorporating single family rooms as evidence indicates this room type contributes to the better development of babies, facilitates increased parental involvement in care, controls infection, and reduces noise and length of stay. 
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