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“Communications tools do…

“Communications tools don’t get socially interesting until they get technologically boring… It’s when a technology becomes normal, then ubiquitous, and finally so pervasive as to be invisible, that the really profound changes happen.”

Clay Shirky

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Clinician Engagement strategy

Clinician Engagement – A great initiative by Canada’s Health Infoway project! Within ImagineNation, groups registered will design, execute and report on strategies targeted at four main areas: 1. eScheduling 2. Patient Access to Health Information 3. Clinical Synoptic Reporting 4. … Continue reading

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Ideas around Innovation: Technology vs. People

Psychologist/futurist, Don Norman makes a controversial argument saying that we (designers) “prefer to believe that conceptual breakthroughs occur because of a detailed consideration of human needs… the fact is that it simply doesn’t happen”. Norman says “the most powerful inventions … Continue reading

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HXD Conf 2012

I love love LOVE visual notes!! This is so perfect to get inspiration when feeling lost and alone… in healthcare experience design. http://www.hxdconf.com/hxdposter_/#/start-here

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It’s what the work, workplace and worker demand.

How can we design better instructional systems? By answering the challenge above. Determining why one system is better suited for the WORK, WORKPLACE and WORKER is what can make a big difference in an eLearning solution that is effective and … Continue reading

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TEDx – my recap of Eastside Prep

Here’s a summary of the information I absorbed while at TED Eastside Prep on Friday, May 18. This event was a TEDex event – meaning an independent TED-inspired event full of speakers and video showing a curated set of relevant … Continue reading

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A good app!

If you are in medical school, own an iPad, possibly have ADHD when it comes to lectures and reading… then this is the study guide for you: Prognosis – A fun, educational game based on real surgical and medical cases. I … Continue reading

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