Anytime Anywhere Workstations: Healthcare Trend
In demanding healthcare environments a caregiver’s mobile workstation needs to be Jack of all trades. From ergonomic seating to long-life power supplies, we highlight five of our favorite anytime, anywhere desk solutions for the healthcare sector.
Herman Miller’s height-adjustable Mobile Technology Carts streamline the transfer of information between work areas and patient bedsides or other points of care. There is a cart for a laptop, and one for a flat-panel monitor, keyboard, and CPU.
With a whole host of customizable features, Pocket by Nurture, the healthcare division of Steelcase, is a compact mobile worksurface that closes the gap between worktools, technology and patients. It can accommodate a wide variety of technology including laptops, tablets, monitors, CPUs, all-in-ones, pen and paper etc.
Seating Manufacturer ergoCentric‘s Sit Stand Stool‘s lock-tilting seat pan enables customized positions, making it easy to adjust the angle and provide relief to aching hips, knees, and back. The stool also features an innovative quick-glide height adjustment that helps ease the transition from sitting to standing.
While some mobile workstations can suffer from short battery life, Stanley InnerSpace‘s ST7 Mobile Workstation is a lightweight, ergonomic unit with an ST7 Life Battery that lasts 6-10 hours for a CPU and 15-17 hours for a laptop.
Designed to accommodate both laptops and PCs, Humanscale Healthcare‘s T5 Point-of-Care Technology Cart is a sleek and aesthetically pleasing WOW (Workstations on Wheels). The cart features a foot pedal that easily changes cart height, a push-pull handle accessible from three sides and castors that roll smoothly on hard and carpeted surfaces.