Art in hospital: is it possible?

  • Anna Belfiore | Clinica Medica A. Murri, Policlinico, Bari, Italy.
  • Vincenzo Ostilio Palmieri Clinica Medica A. Murri, Policlinico, Bari, Italy.
  • Giuseppe Palasciano Clinica Medica A. Murri, Policlinico, Bari, Italy.


This review explores the relationship between art and hospital, highlighting how art in hospitals can become a crucial element of the clinical governance to enhance the well being of the patients. To support this position, the authors report the experience derived from the program of Art and Culture in Hospital, which has been developed for about 10 years at the Clinic of Internal Medicine A. Murri Policlinic of Bari.


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Health Organization and Clinical Governance
medicine, art, hospital.
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How to Cite
Belfiore, A., Palmieri, V., & Palasciano, G. (2014). Art in hospital: is it possible?. Italian Journal of Medicine, 9(1), 89-91.