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Design and Technology

What’s on the horizon for health information technology? Why is the user’s experience so important? 3M design and technology experts pull back the curtain on the latest innovations.

How designers create valuable experiences in health care

October 16th, 2017 / By Andy Vitale

People often ask how designers can create solutions that help users achieve their desired outcomes more easily in an industry such as health care, when designers aren’t necessarily subject matter […]

Developing a healthcare green thumb

October 9th, 2017 / By Meenal Raje

Thinking back to the beginning of summer, when walking paths in my neighborhood are blooming with abundant flowers and neatly manicured gardens, I’m reminded that this season always brings out […]

Podcast: Show don’t tell

With Andy Vitale

Andy Vitale shares his passion for making an impact in the healthcare space and designing meaningful healthcare solutions at the enterprise level.

Empathy leads to better experiences in health care

August 9th, 2017 / By Andy Vitale

How can user experience designers who don’t have clinical backgrounds work to create better experiences for healthcare providers, payers and patients? Design is about understanding the emotions of the user, […]

Time traveling in health care

July 17th, 2017 / By Barbara Zellerino

I just finished reading a book titled “All Our Wrong Todays” by Elan Mastai. It is the story of a young, single man in his early 30s who is pretty […]

Article: UX Design in Healthcare: 3M’s UX Design Principal Talks User-Centered Design in Life or Death Situations

With Andy Vitale

How can UX designers create experiences that put the user first? Andy Vitale gives his take.

The experience is the differentiator

May 17th, 2017 / By Andy Vitale

By 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator. This is due, largely in part, to the fact that the role of the customer has changed from isolated to connected, from unaware to informed, from passive to active. Customers have access to unprecedented amounts of information, often at their fingertips, allowing them to […]

What will healthcare workers do in an AI-powered healthcare landscape?

March 22nd, 2017 / By Amy Sheide

There is a lot of speculation about the disruption that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will bring to health care. This disruption discussion often covers the applicability and the impact (opportunities and […]

Unintended consequences of new technologies in health care – thoughts on blockchains, part two

February 8th, 2017 / By Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD

In part one of this blog I discussed blockchains and how they could be used in health care in an ideal world. In the real world however, block chain use […]

Unintended consequences of new technologies in health care – thoughts on blockchains, part one

January 27th, 2017 / By Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD

Many of you might have read the recent findings by researchers Isao Echizen et al. from the National Institute of Informatics (NII) of Japan that it is possible to copy […]