Designing the Medical Office Building of the Future

Five finalists competed in the NEXT Student Design Competition sponsored by Steelcase to create the medical office building of the future.

Healthcare Design Expo + Conference Features Surround

Passionate healthcare designers and professionals converged in Orlando to share best practices and top design solutions.

Problem Solving + Passion Fuel Healthcare Design

After first-hand experiences taking care of loved ones in the hospital, two Steelcase designers help create a solution for patients, clinicians and family members.

New Health Insights: Families Face Unmet Needs

New observations identify challenges with patient room design and provide perspective on how the physical environment can help.

The New Exam Room Experience

Changing patient and physician needs, increased family involvement and evolving technology are sparking a reimagining of exam rooms inspired by a more inclusive model of care. Steelcase Health researchers uncovered new drivers, designs and product insights to move the exam room into the future.

Redesigning the Exam Room for Mutual Participation

Americans make nearly one billion trips to the doctor every year, nearly three trips annually for every man, woman and child.

Better Waiting Rooms Simply Can’t Wait

It’s midafternoon in the waiting area of a large medical clinic. The door that leads to patient care areas quietly

New Insight Into The Patient Experience

Organizations are measured and reimbursed on how well they deliver patient experience. In an effort to increase their scores, many healthcare organizations have focused on renovated or redesigned patient rooms or clinical spaces. But they’ve overlooked critical spaces like waiting areas.

Exam Rooms that Empower People

Many are actively “shopping” for the best care by checking hospital and doctor ratings, asking more questions during appointments, expecting more information, and researching cost and treatment options.