Designing a Better Health Care System
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Healthcare Markets - Markets of Trust
The patient is the focus of the health system, now and in the future. The future health system will be shaped as a diverse, complex, yet collaborative project.
Competence of doctors, empathy, as well as clear communication will be crucial to expand the role of classic players such as doctors, hospital administration and insurance companies, into telemedicine, self-service and mobile health applications. Technologies from the hospital will be available for everyone.
Chapter one is up on Medium!
Self-Monitoring - The Independent Patient
Technology and connected services will enable patients to take their health into their own hands. Digitalization of the health care system, telehealth applications, and digital assistants will make health care services more accessible to patients while reducing costs.
What opportunities has design to deal with issues such as trust-building, quality control, data security and human-to-human interaction, so important in medicine?
Chapter two is up now on Medium!
Smart Hospital and Unified Data
One of the key tools to create the smart hospital environment is undoubtedly Unified Data. Early detection of diseases, effective health management through unified access to information, as well as quicker detection of frauds within the system, are some of the advantages of unified IT environments in pursuit of the health system.
What is the real potential of technology and design to enhance the health care system?
Chapter three is up now on Medium.