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Destination Bedside
A White Paper from Knoll

Knoll research and HOK Healthcare partnered on a three-phase design research project, resulting in a new planning concept - the "porch" - that might improve important patient care and safety outcomes. The porch is a separate room embedded within the patient's room, intended to keep the nurse near the patient while providing a sheltered adjacent space to mediate distractions. This research suggests that the porch can potentially improve the patient experience and staff satisfaction.

Modern Medicine
A White Paper from Knoll

As the healthcare paradigm shifts, new methods of care delivery have emerged, profoundly affecting the built environment.

Use Cases

Mercy West Hospital
A White Paper from Knoll

For Mercy Health - West Hospital, consolidating two dark and dated Cincinnati-area hospitals into a new facility marked the dawn of a new way of providing healthcare and the launch of a new brand. Mercy Health - West Hospital partnered with Knoll for furniture solutions to support its updated means of patient care while meeting new aesthetic standards and providing long-term flexibility.

St. Francis Cancer Center 
A White Paper from Knoll

In designing its state-of-the-art outpatient cancer facility, St. Francis focused on patient comfort, a serene ambiance and efficient staff workspaces, while using sustainable materials to create a lasting look.