Can A Patient Gown Makeover Move Hospitals To Embrace Change?

The new hospital garment ties in the front, like a robe, allowing the patient more modesty than the standard gown.

A Maryland hospital chain is testing new gowns that offer more coverage for patients’ backsides. It’s not the first time designers have tried to change the despised garment, without much success.

(Image credit: Sophie Sahara Barkham/courtesy Care+Wear)