Mimicking natural light to improve patient wellbeing in hospitals
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The body’s circadian rhythm is dependent upon the daily light/dark schedule of the sun, and disrupting this rhythm is now linked with a of myriad health problems. We’ve seen how the use of adaptive LED lighting can reduce the effects of jet lag, and now hospitals are making similar use of sunlight-mimicking LED lights to improve patient care. https://www.youtube.com/embed/b4avz4Jr6YU HealWell, developed by Philips Lighting, has been clinically proven to improve patient wellbeing and sleep in clinical trials. The system uses dynamic LED lights to mimic natural daylight patterns in patient rooms, rather than the harsh lighting patients normally experience in…
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