Air, rainwater and rock striations are among the inspirations behind a new collection of applied materials for healthcare spaces.
Five finalists competed in the NEXT Student Design Competition sponsored by Steelcase to create the medical office building of the future.
Passionate healthcare designers and professionals converged in Orlando to share best practices and top design solutions.
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.
Surround is designed to accommodate critical roles the family plays in the hospital room.
New observations identify challenges with patient room design and provide perspective on how the physical environment can help.
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.
Americans make nearly one billion trips to the doctor every year, nearly three trips annually for every man, woman and child.
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.