(What can we change with) The Care Design Network?

Design for Care was written with the help and advice from a book development community (on the Ning platform). Recently converted to a practitioner hub, the Care Design Network offers a full-featured online community for continuing with the journey of design engagement. The previous URL designforcare.com now points to the Rosenfeld Media site for the . . . → Read More: (What can we change with) The Care Design Network?

Design for Care – Toronto Launch

We held the Toronto book launch for Design for Care: Innovating Healthcare Experience at OCAD University July 10, with Rosenfeld Media and Strategic Innovation Lab as cosponsors. I spoke on Design Research for Human-Centred Healthcare, introducing the emerging opportunities for integrating design-led research to improve patient experience and clinical performance.  Josina Vink and George Shewchuk . . . → Read More: Design for Care – Toronto Launch

Design for Care | Opening Book Day

As promised, my book Design for Care is in print and available at Rosenfeld Media and Amazon, with some of the early testimonials. So many engaged designers and healthcare innovators have contributed to the book, so on its launch I’m becoming aware of the relationships and communities standing behind me as the book and their . . . → Read More: Design for Care | Opening Book Day

Cost Drivers in the Healthcare Ecosystem

Sometimes the fewer words the better – this long infographic (reasonably well-sourced) just tells part of the story – cost drivers and population / disease trends. What it doesn’t show are the relationships to policy (Obamacare changes), institutional change (new care models), and skilled personnel supply crises (2M nurses needed by 2020).

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