Design Thinking for Patient Engagement

design thinking for patient engagement

Design thinking.  It's the "it" buzzword these days, but what does it mean for healthcare and patient engagement? Design thinking is human centered. Design thinking is synonymous with the firm IDEO, a global design consultancy.  Week three of Stanford's Patient Engagement class was "Design Thinking for Patient Engagement" lead by Dennis Boyle.  Mr. Boyle is a … Continue reading Design Thinking for Patient Engagement

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Free Access to Medicine X 2014!

Medicine X

That's right. You have an option to register for live, online access to a number of the sessions at Medicine X through Medicine X's Global Access Program, September 5-7th. It won't give you access to the breakouts, but you will get access to the conference plenary proceedings, live photos and other updates to your phone, tablet … Continue reading Free Access to Medicine X 2014!

IDEO founder David Kelley talks design, Steve Jobs, cancer and the importance of empathy

Check out the video here: IDEO founder David Kelley talks design, Steve Jobs, cancer and empathy. CBS has disabled embedding, sorry PUGTATO readers, you'll have to click through! Reblogged from 9to5mac.com. As many of you know, I have a corporate crush on IDEO and the change they are producing in the business world. Related articles David Kelley … Continue reading IDEO founder David Kelley talks design, Steve Jobs, cancer and the importance of empathy

Medicine X: The Future of Health Care Delivery.

I think I may have just found the coolest most forward thinking medical conference, ever: Stanford's Medicine X conference.  If you are not familiar, here's a very small preview of what this conference is all about: "Medicine X is about the future of medicine and health care.  It is about how social media and information … Continue reading Medicine X: The Future of Health Care Delivery.