How good design can make healthcare more human
The tech industry has been a frontrunner when it comes to putting user experience at the core of design. But in other areas of our lives, thinking about design at all, let alone design for the user, often seems tacked on. Something applied like a "freshen up" coat of paint-- concealing the problems underneath, but not exactly improving anything. And that's what we're going to talk about for the next part of our show.
Imagine for a moment, the last time you sat in a waiting room for a medical appointment. Look around at the decor, the placement of the chairs, the mood of the people waiting and the staff that work there. How does it all make you feel? And does that feeling, that experience, have an impact on the kind of care you'll receive?