Post Written By Guest Blogger, Pritpal S. Tamber I can’t see the demand for health care ever falling. Through biological research we’re diagnosing more, and sooner, and also treating more. We’re also living for longer, which means more diseases seeing as so...

Post Written by Guest Blogger, Elliott Wortham On the heels of an adequately grueling week at the hospital, I found myself sitting quietly in the Cleveland Museum of Art.  Within the walls of the architecturally striking building are nestled two objects...

Post Written By Steph Habif Author’s Note: A shortened version of this post was published on the Rock Health blog this week. Thank you to my co-author, Glennis Coursey for working on this article.  Meet Mary. She recently decided she wants to get healthy and lose...

Post Written By Joyce Lee “Learning to Design is Learning to See” This blogpost was created for a class I am teaching to the entire 1st year medical student class at the University of Michigan as part of the leadership curriculum later...

Post Written By Philip Kersten American cities have achieved the intentions of their design with outstanding success. Economic growth and urban expansion has been a benefit for American businesses for decades and the design of the cities we live in has...

Post Written By Steph Habif I read a white paper today called “The ROI of HIPAA Compliant Texting and Telemedicine: Improve CMS Core Measures and Reduce Transfers.” But not one return on investment (“ROI”) metric about a texting and telemedicine solution...

Behind every great idea, there is a motive. Why does the idea exist? What is the purpose? The cause? The belief? According to Simon Sinek, this element of the developmental process is defined as the ‘why’ and describes the emotional...

Post From Prescribe Design (Aaron Sklar and Lenny Naar) Post Written By Dr. Matthew Prime I’m a doctor in a busy London hospital, and until recently the last person I would have expected as a co-worker is a designer. However, increasingly healthcare professionals...

Post Written By Josina Vink  There is so much hype around transformation in health care. Yet, I see few examples of radical innovation and fundamental disruptions to the status quo.  That’s not because ideas aren’t being dreamed up. I think it’s...

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...