I hunkered down at the library this week, working on a couple of long-term projects. I kept one eye on Twitter, though, as I always do, and wanted to share what distracted — and inspired — me this week: Radiolab: Worth — what would you pay for another month of life? How about a year? […]
This post originally appeared on Diabetes Mine. Forty-five makers, thinkers, designers and doers gathered in Cincinnati for a two-day meeting to kick off “Phase Zero” of a new initiative to imagine a new system of care for people living with Type 1 diabetes (T1D). The best way I can describe the group is that everyone […]
My kids love to talk about superpowers — the ability to fly, to heal, to be in two places at once, or to have super-strength. We debate the merits of each one, which combinations we would choose if we could have two, etc. I’ve come to realize that I have a superpower. We all do. […]
Nikolai Kirienko, Crohnology.MD Project Director, is setting a new standard for transparency in research and innovation as he blogs about his work with Project HealthDesign: On days where I could have benefited from the feedback of [Observations of Daily Living] the most, I was the least likely to be recording them. Why? On the worst […]
This is a banner week for people who think good design contributes to better health. On Monday, DiabetesMine and the California HealthCare Foundation launched the 2010 DiabetesMine Design Challenge. Last year the contest garnered more than 150 entries and awarded a grand prize, a “most creative” prize, and a kids’ category prize. I can’t wait […]
Amy Tenderich weighs in on the name debate: patient vs. consumer. Almost anything is better than cyberchondriac or medical googler, but e-patient is still my favorite.