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Our Tips for Setting Up a New Medical Practice

Make sure the premises are approved for use as a medical practice. For the fit-out, organise an appointment with our team who knows and understands what a practice needs and will provide a comprehensive design and quote. Choose a building with easy access and parking. Remember the importance of ‘location, location, location’. Develop a business [...]

2017-10-19T11:23:02+11:00 October 19th, 2017|Advice, News|0 Comments

Cash Flow is the Oxygen of Business

Cash flow is one of the most challenging elements of commerce but those businesses alert to inflow and outflow fluctuations and reporting on their cash flow are the ones best geared for future success. Cash flow is vitally important to all businesses and there are plenty of large businesses that have fallen foul because [...]

2017-10-19T11:23:02+11:00 October 19th, 2017|Advice, News|0 Comments

Skin Clinic, Hawthorn

Protocon recently completed a fit-out of a day surgery and specialist medical consulting rooms. Comprising of 16 x consulting rooms to make it Australia's largest clinic, the two fully-equipped day surgeries required placement of structural steel to accommodate overhead theatre lightning, the installation of an enclosed steri-room. The clinic is visually impressive and extremely functional [...]

2017-10-21T14:19:48+11:00 September 6th, 2017|Construction, Interior Design, News|0 Comments

Riverview Dental, Shepparton

Protocon was commissioned to construct Riverview Dental, a two story structure from ground up including car parking. The Dental clinic consisted of a 5 room surgery clinic and sterilisation room, OPG, Laboratory, Staff Kitchen, Amenities area, Manager’s office and more with each room designed to incorporate the locations beautiful views. With the opportunity to attend [...]

2017-09-13T18:48:40+11:00 September 6th, 2017|Architecture, Construction, Interior Design, News|0 Comments

Pacific Smiles Dental, Leopold

Protocon has proudly handed over another Pacific Smiles Dental. This clinic is located in the newly opened Leopold Shopping Centre adjacent to Bunnings. As with all shopping centre fit outs Protocon started with a bare shell and transformed this space into a 3 room state-of- the-art Surgery Clinic using the latest technology. The clinic has [...]

2017-09-13T18:16:16+11:00 September 6th, 2017|Construction, Interior Design, News|0 Comments

Lalor Medical Clinic

Another lightning fast GP Medical Clinic makeover in a weekend. The Lalor GP Medical Clinic is one the Family Doctor chain owned clinics. The extremely busy 7 day a week clinic was closed from 5pm on a Friday and opened for business as per normal Monday 8.00am for patients. The clinic received a new consulting [...]

2017-09-13T19:06:31+11:00 August 6th, 2017|Construction, Interior Design, News|0 Comments

Clinic Design: The Entry Sequence

Continuing our discussion of clinic design, we look at the entry sequence as an important first impression. A well-designed public entry projects a commitment to quality care and inspires patients’ confidence. From small storefront clinics to large healthcare campuses with multiple access points, the entry sequence draws patients and other visitors intuitively to the “front [...]

Clinic Design: Reception and Check-In

Continuing our discussion of clinic design, let’s look at the reception and check-in areas. The reception area is usually the first place patients have face-to-face interaction with staff. The design provides an opportunity to project a positive impression. Key design features to consider include: Wayfinding Reception and check-in areas should be easy to find and [...]

Clinic Design: Determining Location Factors of a New Clinic

Let’s start with location factors. When looking for healthcare services, patients must decide which clinic to visit. Insured patients typically identify clinics within an approved provider network. Underinsured or uninsured patients often seek care at safety-net clinics mandated to provide healthcare services regardless of payment ability. While reimbursement influences choices, the building itself also plays [...]

2017-09-12T17:24:25+11:00 July 30th, 2017|Architecture, News|0 Comments

Clinic Design: The Waiting Rooms

The basic design and programming of waiting rooms are evolving. Increasingly, healthcare organizations are realizing that minimizing wait time and providing comforting features are integral to successful healthcare delivery. Waiting rooms serve many functions. They are not necessarily exclusive to the front of the building anymore, especially with larger healthcare facilities. Let’s look at a [...]

2017-09-12T17:25:54+11:00 July 30th, 2017|Interior Design|0 Comments