Opening windows in the ICU

2019-08-02T18:56:32+00:0031 January, 2018|

Daylight does not only have obvious time limits, also it does not reach confined spaces in hospitals. Our group is testing virtual ilumination solutions in dark boxes where natural light cannot be possible, to provide artificially illumination and views comparable to real windows and skylights. In the ICU of Clínica INDISA Universidad Andrés Bello in Santiago de Chile, with 80 [...]

To care is human…What about caring the caregiver?

2018-02-20T10:15:23+00:0027 January, 2018|

New England Journal of Medicine has recently published the article To Care is Human- Collectively Confronting the Clinician- Burnout Crisis. This publication describes the alarming problem of burnout among health care providers. Burnout generates depression and an increase in the frequency of suicide among staff. Besides the negative impact on health professionals and their families, burnout generates an inefficient system, increasing [...]