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November 2, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Nurture by Steelcase Study Finds Room Design Can Enhance Patient Care

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

It’s official: the design of a consultation room can improve the quality of an outpatient visit. It comes from an impeccable source, the esteemed Mayo Clinic, the first and largest not-for-profit group practice in the world, which has treated patients from Helen Keller and Lou Gehrig to Presidents Kennedy and Reagan.   Nurture, the healthcare division of […]

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October 29, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Diagnosis: Doctor’s decor does matter

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Mayo patients prefer ‘egalitarian’ exam-room layout, Finally, medical science is considering the healing properties of office furniture. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic published a study Wednesday that suggests patient-care medicine can be enhanced by the design of furniture used in consultation rooms. In a study funded by a division of Steelcase — an office-furniture manufacturer […]

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October 28, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Room Design Can Enhance Patient Care

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

The design of a consultation room can improve the quality of a visit to the physician’s office. A collaborative research study developed by Nurture by Steelcase and Mayo Clinic, was conducted to understand the extent to which a consultation room designed to support present-day clinical encounters could affect the consultation between patients and clinicians.   […]

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