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Meet a new look in medical office decor and manner…Does it matter?

November 14th, 2012 by Sharon O'Hara

Today I walked into a new to me medical office in Silverdale.  The Master’s Orthotics & Prosthetics reception room is a charming, comfortable; friendly place overseen by as friendly and pleasant a receptionist as any I have met anywhere.  Her name is Ariel.

The homey atmosphere, colors and furniture was a clear invitation to sit down and visit.  However – it was their sign on the wall that startled and fascinated me into asking if I could take photos of it, their reception room and receptionist.  They probably think I kissed the Blarney Stone, but humored me and gave permission.

Of all the years I have visited doctor/medical offices – I have never entered one so instantly welcoming and cheerful, including a mention of God.

Over the past few years, I have thought about God a lot and appreciated seeing their public mention of Him.   Look – what do you think?

Should Medical Offices strive for patient/client cheery, soothing colors and comfortable furniture in their reception room?   I vote yes.

The sign designer and artist was Adria Hanson of Hanson Studios.

Meet Ariel.  She even let me stand at the desk to fill out forms…what a welcoming friendly place.

Meet my husband’s feet and part of the reception room.  Comfortable – so comfy looking I had almost talked myself into sitting down when they called me.  Just as well.  I might not have gotten up again.

Thanks for reading.  Sharon O’Hara <COPDandOtherStuff2@gmail.com>

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One Response to “Meet a new look in medical office decor and manner…Does it matter?”

  1. Vawna Says:

    Thank you for your kind words. We at Master’s do seek to honor God by offering a friendly and inviting atmosphere! We know you have enough to deal with in your life without coping with “uninvolved” or rude staff members. We strive to remember God is able to take care of our problems and we are here to help Him help you. The Wagon in the painting is a symbol of that~It is a picture of trust. We all have times in our life when we need others to bring us along through our difficulties. That is why we at Master’s seek to serve the medical field and our community; to help each person reach their healthcare goals and enjoy a richer life!

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