With the future of Healthcare being the hot topic in the news, there are many opinions floating around on how to move forward.
For Big Wheel, answering the question of how the interactive design community can make an impact on Healthcare and simplify the lives of organizations and patients gives us hope. With more and more people turning to mobile devices instead of desktops or laptops for web connectivity, we see an opportunity here that many interactive and application developers see. Mobile and iPhone applications that can manage medicine, social activity, record stress levels, and connect patients with support groups to name a few. Many of these applications are already in the works and certainly can reach far greater than these examples.
For more information, check out Fast Company’s recent review of the University of Southern California’s “Body Computing Conference,” held earlier this month.