The full article, Furniture’s Role in Healthcare Facilities, was originally published by Healthcare Facilities Today, on January 31, 2023.

Written by Krista Jolly, Account Executive at dancker

Patients have more choices than ever when deciding where to go for healthcare services. This has put pressure on Healthcare Facility Managers to create spaces that balance what patients find inviting and comfortable with what providers want and need to provide services. Inviting yet practical healthcare settings have increasingly become a critical differentiator impacting the patient healthcare experience.

Comfort, flexibility and privacy are key components to ensure spaces are welcoming for patients, their families, and healthcare providers. Materiality and cleanability need to also work for high use spaces that must be maintained to healthcare standards.

Some trends we are seeing in healthcare design include:

  • Integrated power solutions
  • Biophilic touches
  • Hospitality look and feel
  • Comfortable furniture
  • Variety in furniture applications

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Krista Jolly, Account Executive