Managing Healthcare Innovation as a Design Process

Based on a talk for the Southern Ohio branch of the Project Management Institute (Healthcare group). Many thanks to PMI for their sponsorship.

Healthcare innovation has been led by technology providers, almost entirely, over the period we consider relevant to “innovation” (1970’s – current). Innovation has been a supply-side approach, led by information technology (EMRs . . . → Read More: Managing Healthcare Innovation as a Design Process

iPad & Next-Gen Tablets: A Clinical Viewpoint

Simple shifts in user interface technology and interaction style can make a huge difference in long term for IT, web applications, and software design. The GUI has been in constant use in consumer software since the 1980’s Mac, with early 90’s Windows 3.0 mainstreaming the GUI. While numerous interaction designers have foretold the death of . . . → Read More: iPad & Next-Gen Tablets: A Clinical Viewpoint

A Chat with Our Professor of Health Design

Appearing on the DiabetesMine community site, I’ve been asked to participate as a juror on their diabetes innovation contest. Here’s why:

Peter Jones may have a common name, but he’s a rare animal. He’s one of the few academic design experts focusing specifically on the user experience in healthcare. And we are delighted to welcome . . . → Read More: A Chat with Our Professor of Health Design

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!