As healthcare facilities today strive to create more responsive and needs-specific environments, innovative furniture and design techniques can play a transformative role. Facilities are finding the benefits of converting traditionally stark, clinical interiors into functional, aesthetic, and positive spaces. They found this improves patient satisfaction, facilitates healing, enhances visitor comfort, and even increases employee productivity. Hospitals today are being shaped by furniture and design advances, enabling organizations to improve care quality while delivering a superior overall patient experience.
Comfort for Patients
To support the connection between patients’ comfort and their therapeutic advances, forward-looking healthcare facilities are taking steps to instill spaces with residential warmth. More healthcare facilities are incorporating matching wardrobes, bedside cabinets, and headwalls, into their rooms creating a consistent look. This in turn reflects the amenities and aesthetics in a typical bedroom design. The result should be for patients to then make a positive association between their home and the hospital room. Patient room furniture collections come in a variety of styles that cater to different patient demographics and hospital aesthetics, while encompassing residential subtleties that put patients more at ease. This effect can be accomplished through the use of artwork, sophisticated color palettes, textures, noise reduction methods, and natural light.
Ever Evolving Landscape
As the healthcare landscape evolves, and technology, budgets, patient demographics, and industry-specific challenges change, the effective use of furniture and design can help facilities keep pace. With the proper planning, the process of creating flexible, appealing, cheerful, and productive environments can be both cost-effective and well within reach. Medical facilities can apply furniture and design to provide patients and other users with a more comfortable, positive experience, one that supports the integral goal of improving wellbeing.
Medical Furniture from Edwards & Hill
Are you ready for an office design that fosters productivity in your and your employees? Edwards & Hill can help you design and install the perfect office design for your facility. Edwards & Hill is a leading office, education, medical, and hospitality furniture provider with quality design and installation services for any style or scale. If you are ready to get your healthcare design started, contact us online or give us a call at 301-317-4250. For more furniture design tips, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Flickr, YouTube, and Google+.