Post Written By Prescribe Design Below is the transcript of the complete Interview I did with the Health Data Consortium out of Washington DC.  Their tagline is unleashing the power of open health data. The title of their post: The Nuances of Language, Data, and Innovation.  I...

Post Originally Posted On Minimally Disruptive Medicine It’s no secret that it’s a lot of work to be sick. Being diagnosed with a serious illness can open the door to scheduling extra doctor’s appointments, researching medical options, taking medications, investigating insurance...

Post Written By Pritpal S Tamber The Creating Health Collaborative has published its first book. Communities Creating Health packages all of the articles from our recent series on Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), and includes a Foreword by Sir Harry Burns. It’s available from all online...

D-Patients: Patients Who Design Prescribe Design has launched a series where we celebrate designers who have the first-hand experience of their own personal healthcare concern. Like all patients, they face ongoing challenges in managing their health, managing their treatment, and managing...

Post Written By Gisele Waters and Lorena Macnaughtan Telemedicine has historically provided unique healthcare opportunities for patients, including greater convenience and increased accessibility for rural and remote locations, particularly in regards to specialist consultations. With the explosion of smart sensing devices...

Post Written By Casey Quinlan This originally appeared on the Emmi Solutions "Engaging the Patient" blog as part of their 2014 Health Literacy Month series. There’s an old joke that has a guy asking a passer-by on the street how to get to Carnegie...

Post Written By Megan Zimmerman We do not talk about death. When thoughts of mortality become salient we feel scared, sad, and anxious and we avoid talking about it with our families. Because we do not talk about death or how...