How Technology Enhances Doctor Office Design

How Technology Enhances Doctor Office Design

July 14, 2023 - Arminco Inc.

The doctor's office. It is not a fun visit for a lot of people, but it is something that almost every American is going to have to do each year. 

Currently, over 82% of Americans visit a doctor's office each year. 

If you are a doctor that has their own practice, you are likely aware of people's resistance to go to your office. However, what if your medical office design could help make it a smoother and more pleasant experience for patients? 

This guide explains how technology can help with your doctor office design.

Smoother Check-In 

One thing technology can do in your doctor's office is to make your check-in process go a lot faster. Instead of giving your patients traditional forms to fill out, you can simply have this information filled out on a kiosk. 

It can allow for a quick process to fly through the steps. On top of this, that information can be stored in your system and saved for future visits.

What this means is that you are openly advertising to your patients that they will never have to go through a stressful check-in process again. Devote an area for these kiosks and invest the money in the technology. 

Update Waiting Room Features 

Another thing that you can do is use technology to enhance your waiting room. There are two areas that you can do this. 

For starters, you can get a better TV in your waiting room. You can even install a smart TV there, and it can provide your patients access to all of the streaming services that you subscribe to. For younger patients, this is an even bigger benefit because they can watch their favorite shows while waiting for the doctor. 

The second thing that you can do is invest in more outlets for phone chargers. Playing with a cellphone is one of the most likely things that patients are going to do to pass the time. 

People spend over three hours on their cellphones on a normal day. In a waiting room with nothing else to do, this is likely to go up. 

What you need to do in your doctor's office is give people as much access to outlets, power chords, and USB devices as possible to charge their phones. This way, they do not see it as much of an inconvenience when they have to kill time in your waiting room. 

Enhance Your Doctor Office Design 

These are just a few things that you can do to help enhance your doctor office design. With technology advancing faster than ever, it is important that you do not get left behind. 

So, invest in kiosks to have a smooth check-in process with your patients. Also, invest in technology features to improve your waiting room experience with a smart TV and additional outlets. 

Do you want more office design tips? Message us with your questions today.

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