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In light of the often cold and impersonal hospital experience these days, I chose to touch the hearts of patients recovering after orthopedic sur… Read More
In light of the often cold and impersonal hospital experience these days, I chose to touch the hearts of patients recovering after orthopedic surgeries. I created personalized hospital "departure packs" to provide patients with comfort and security in the days after the operation; in addition, the packs included clear, uncomplicated instructions for continued care at home. The design is intended to hark back to the romantic days of medicine in the 1950s, and bring some of that warmth back into today's hospitals. Read Less
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Post-Op Departure Pack
In light of the often cold and impersonal hospital experience these days, I chose to touch the hearts of patients recovering after orthopedic surgeries. I created personalized hospital "departure packs" to provide patients with comfort and security in the days after the operation; in addition, the packs included clear, uncomplicated instructions for continued care at home. The design is intended to hark back to the romantic days of medicine in the 1950s – when candy stripers roamed the hospital and medical packaging was bright and friendly – and bring some of that warmth back into today's hospitals.