Ways to Boost Patient Care, Safety and Satisfaction

Ways to Boost Patient Care, Safety and Satisfaction

An exam room should promote communication between the healthcare provider, patient and caregiver. Michelle Ossmann, MSN, PhD, Steelcase’s Director of Healthcare Environments, explains how the environment can play a key role in facilitating the use of technology and allowing for productive visits.

Making Every Moment Meaningful

Making Every Moment Meaningful

New technologies, new processes and higher expectations of both patients and practitioners is challenging healthcare norms to adapt and improve. The need for radical innovation has never been more critical.

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Redesign

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Redesign

With a project budget of approximately $200 million, Advocate Lutheran General, already a U.S. News and World Report “Top 50” hospital, was ready to re-evaluate how they delivered its patient care, focusing on developing a patient- centered, private room model with a sustainable structure.

All Children’s Hospital Innovates For Patient Care

All Children’s Hospital Innovates For Patient Care

In designing the hospital, the central challenge was how to create a state-of-the-art, patient-focused facility featuring an innovative design that won’t ever go out of style.

Taking Care of the Caretakers: Clinician Privacy

Taking Care of the Caretakers: Clinician Privacy

The inherent tension for clinicians lies in alternating demands to communicate with patients, families and colleagues and their own need to concentrate on individual, detailed, heads-down work.