Healthcare

Administrative Spaces
Café Lounge
Clinician Work Space
Consultation Rooms
Doctor’s Offices
Exam Rooms
Laboratories
Patient Rooms
Radiology
Oncology Treatment
Waiting Areas

As patients and caregivers seek enhanced experiences and greater value, hospitals and healthcare facilities are dealing with change at a faster rate than ever before. We address this growing concern by helping to create spaces that put the human factor first and optimize healthcare experiences to connect people, place and technology.

From the welcoming first impression of medical waiting areas to efficient exam, treatment and patient rooms, we support the best products for your organization’s vision.

Projects

Entrance to children’s pain clinic in hospital with large gong on wall

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota - Pediatric Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine Clinic

In 2014, Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota developed the first-of-its-kind Pediatric Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine Clinic. From the moment of arrival, signaled by the entryway gong, to images of Minnesota flowers, plants & landscapes, the sound in the clinic is that of a natural environment: wind, water and bird calls.

Read more
Green Bay Family Dental

Green Bay Family Dental

This new clinic allowed two dentists to merge their pediatric and family dental practices into one state-of-the-art facility that creates a unified aesthetic while maintaining the individual identity of each and appealing to their varied clientele.

Read more
Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Patient Tower – reception, lounge seating

Phoenix Children's Hospital, Patient Tower

“This doesn’t feel likea a hospital.”  After completion of a 3-year, 1 million square foot project at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, this phrase is evidence of attaining their mission of treating the entire family by creating an oasis of healing with the natural beauty of the Arizona desert.

Read more

Products

Folio Nourishment Cafe by Steelcase
Folio

Folio casegoods deliver progressive, modular storage designed around the changing needs of healthcare places.

Empath
Empath

The Empath recliner is designed to reduce stress and the potential for injury for both patients and clinicians while increasing physical and emotional connectedness.

Sync by Steelcase
Sync

Designed to support clinicians in action, Sync workstations facilitate collaboration between colleagues, connection to patients and access to technology and information.

Regard Lounge by Steelcase
Regard

The Regard modular lounge system supports times of transition to make every moment more meaningful.

Verge Chair by Steelcase
Verge

Available in three heights, the Verge stool provides a quick and comfortable place to sit as clinicians collaborate with each other and connect with patients and families.

Trends

Health and Wellbeing Blog
True Health and Wellbeing – Part 1

We are delighted to introduce our newest guest blogger, Kat Turner. Kat is a Senior Account Manager, Healthcare and Education Specialist in Phoenix, AZ. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and is working towards a NANP Certification as a Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Practitioner. She serves as the…

hands_shutterstock_240339163
Senior Living: Designing a More Thoughtful Environment

Senior citizens are redefining the meaning of a “full life” by living longer, thanks to continuous improvements in medical innovation. This has forced long-term care (LTC) organizations to reassess their current space and better plan for the future. Leading the charge in the assisted living (AL) market is Epworth Villa, who are re-tailoring their services to…

shutterstock_215235673 (2)
The New Role of Nurses

Before overhauling an existing design, it’s wise to consult with those currently using the space. The healthcare industry, once notorious for only taking into account the views of administrators and doctors, are now increasingly including nurses in construction redesign discussions. Nurses as Leaders in Healthcare Design: A Resource for Nurses and Interprofessional Partners, a new book from…

blue_bacteria
Bioinformed Design Paving Inroads in Hospitals

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are the bane of every hospital. Strategies are put in place to reduce bacteria and viruses. But, as Ms. Cahnman rightly questions in her article in Healthcare Design Magazine, “In our zeal to create an ultra-clean patient environment, are we actually removing ecosystems that can help heal?” Apparently researchers have now created…

bariatric_costs
Reshaping the future for bariatric care

American healthcare facilities are seeing an influx of patients suffering from obesity-related issues. Unfortunately due to their unpreparedness, we see a huge gap in terms of demand and the ability to serve this niche patient group. Only private medical businesses that deal with bypass or other types of weight-loss surgeries currently offer specialized bariatric care…

Thoughts on a Healthcare Design Revolution
Thoughts on a Healthcare Design Revolution

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA,) healthcare design is going through a complete revolution. Overall patient experience is given more priority. Sara Marberry, a renowned thought strategist in the healthcare industry, has some amazing thoughts to share regarding the other upcoming trends influencing the healthcare design sector. Accountability The days of hospitals mooching off…

Healthcare Facility Trends
Redesigning Recovery for the Healthcare Industry

Due to the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare industry has finally received a well-deserved kick in its pants. Patient outcomes and HCAHPS scores are now tied to reimbursements. And patients have more of a voice when it comes to their care. This has galvanized the healthcare industry into providing more strategic services. The shift from…

Large_LG_Sanctuary_env11
Kimball Health

Kimball® Office has introduced a new line for the healthcare market, Kimball® Health. The range includes casegoods, patient overbed tables, and seating. CASEGOODS Sanctuary – see more photos, request a quote TABLES Overbed Tables – see more photos, request a quote SEATING Alpine – see more photos, request a quote Saffron – see more photos,…

heartbeat watch_shutterstock_240994096
Medicine is Entering the Space Age Era

Remember those days when every time we had the flu or cold, we rushed to see our doctor? Well it looks like technology will be playing a more pervasive role in our lives. If the tech pundits are to be believed, we’re going to be more reliant on tech in the near future—from sensors that…

The Minimalist Face of Healthcare Equipment
The Minimalist Face of Hospital Equipment

In this day and age of minimal space, technology seems to be taking the place of large hospital equipment. Tech is more portable, accessible and adjustable. And far less cumbersome and time consuming. GE Healthcare, with its latest solutions, directly addresses clinicians’ fast paced lifestyle—allowing them to be nimble and diagnose patients more efficiently. Discovery…

Optimal Healthcare Environment Design
Healthcare Staff Need Optimal Work Environments Too

Healthcare companies are finally paying attention to their own staff’s comforts. Dedicated spaces for workers are getting a much needed redesign, all in an effort to punch up employee productivity as well as recruitment and retention. The trend has translated to a number of design demands, from break rooms that look more like business-class lounges…

touching toes_shutterstock_119196787
Workplace Wellness Programs Surge in Popularity

On the one hand, workplace wellness programs are openly endorsed by the Affordable Care Act. On the other, how they’re constructed and implemented is critical in determining any potential benefit or legal risk. According to Kate Ulrich Saracene, Partner, Nixon Peabody’s Health and Welfare Employee Benefits practice, “There are at least 10 different Federal laws…

Inspiring Healthcare Environments

View More