Healthcare Innovation Contest launched by DiabetesMine!

We previewed this opportunity a month ago, but now its live.  Design for Care community member and DiabetesMine founder Amy Tenderich founded and leads this contest. I am a judge on the review panel for entries, and I promise to be impartial if your proposal comes our way.

There are 3 prizes of $7000 each, . . . → Read More: Healthcare Innovation Contest launched by DiabetesMine!

How do people REALLY make healthcare decisions?

Thomas Goetz in Wired Magazine highlights Alexandra Carmichael and her decision tree for health decisions, along with 2 other scenarios. Alexandra is the founder of the CureTogether open source health research community. CureTogether is an innovative service that facilitates finding effective ways to address health concerns by active participation by people living with certain conditions, . . . → Read More: How do people REALLY make healthcare decisions?

Collaborative Sensemaking & the Irreducible Burdens of Healthcare Information

Are EHRs (Electronic Health Records) Error Inducing Machines?

Thanks to Brady Anderson on the Design for Care community site who alerted us to Dr. Christine Sinsky’s “eNirvana – Are we There Yet?”

I believe we are “not yet there.”  As long as the Medicare specification known as “meaningful use “criteria ignores design, usability, and the . . . → Read More: Collaborative Sensemaking & the Irreducible Burdens of Healthcare Information

Dialogue is collectively making sense of things.

Design with Dialogue, our Toronto community of practice, is moving into its 20th month of regular sessions at OCAD’s Strategic Innovation Lab. Our new website shows current and upcoming events, and we’ll update the archives from the old site soon enough.

We are making new connections between dialogic group communication, design problem solving, facilitated consultation, . . . → Read More: Dialogue is collectively making sense of things.