Using smart design to fight infections and save lives.

Each year, 3 million people across North American acquire an infection during a hospital stay. Sittris is an innovative hospital seating system designed to address significant healthcare issues: infection control, worker health and safety and patient comfort and dignity. The centrepiece of the system is the seat shell, upholstered in anti-microbial silicone, which can be configured with a range of bases and arms. The unique cut away shape of Sittris allows healthcare staff to easily lift and attend to patients while facilitating convenient access for catheters and IV’s.

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Developed @ Kerr & Co.

Winner of Nightingale Best of Competition Award,
Healthcare Design.06 (Chicago)