Kim Erwin and Jerry Krishnan, co-directors for the Institute for Healthcare Delivery Design at the University of Illinois Chicago, share how healthcare design is returning healthcare to its roots—helping patients, families and clinicians do the right thing.
What if instead of paying every time you had a medical service, you only paid if you had a positive result? Listen in on a thought-provoking conversation between Stacey Chang, exec. dir., Design Institute for Health at Dell Medical School and Michelle Ossmann, PhD, director of health environments at Steelcase. They explore new ways to deliver healthcare centered around people. Learn more in the Q+A with Stacey Chang.
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.
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.
Americans make nearly one billion trips to the doctor every year, nearly three trips annually for every man, woman and child.