Post Written By Ashley Lukasik Design conferences aren’t what they used to be. IIT Institute of Design has taken on an ambitious goal with the its Strategy World Tour. The dean of the school, Patrick Whitney, and faculty are facilitating strategic...

  BarnRaise-B-log-Header     Access to quality healthcare is a universal issue. In Chicago, proper healthcare services are still inaccessible to many people. At BarnRaise this year healthcare practitioners, designers, health care administrators, graduate students, and beyond are invited to participate together reexamining the patient user journey in the access to care space with this timely conversation and co-creation of human-centered opportunities for impact. We chat with the co-directors of BarnRaise, Ellie Eberts and Jenni Schneiderman about their experience in design and health care, and what awaits us at BarnRaise this year. Listen to the great chat after the break:  

    Post Written by Sumi Hansen   Can you imagine a Smart Operating Room that assists hospital staff by mapping out equipment placement on an illuminated floor? Or an Operating Table Platform that snaps into multiple configurations? Or a Smart Wall that displays...