Healthcare

Steelcase 2015 Platinum Partner

HEALTHCARE

Market Applications

Exam Spaces

  • Technology tools are used to diagnose and treat patients, access and share information, and communicate effectively.
  • Replace exam tables with recliners to make patients more comfortable.
  • As patients take a more active role in healthcare, spaces must be equipped for teaching and learning about health status, conditions, and treatments.
  • Spaces should accommodate family and other support persons.
  • Choose storage units with easy access to keep clinical supplies out of sight.
  • Efficient, well-equipped spaces save valuable clinician time.

Clinician Spaces

  • Equip work areas with many ways for clinicians to shift weight off their feet: foot stools, mobile seating, etc.
  • Leverage walls as vertical planes for information displays.
  • Provide areas where team members can socialize, provide support and mentoring, and build trust.
  • Provide ample space to park mobile workstations and power mobile devices.

Waiting Spaces

  • A variety of spaces and seating options offers flexibility for different waiting experience needs.
  • Physical and emotional comforts are important when people are waiting.
  • A chair that facilitates easy movement means staff can make eye contact with people in various areas within the waiting space.
  • Provide visitors with easy access to power.
  • Waiting spaces provide an ideal opportunity to educate patients about health.
  • Signing-in feels friendly when conducted at an open desk instead of behind a barrier window.