This study aimed to examine situational awareness and how measures like name recognition can be a hurdle to operational safety. The results showed an inability to recall staff members’ names exists even with introductions.
A prototyped breast-pump part sterilising device for the NICU failed. The design team offers important advice for designers, including learning about legal hurdles, financial incentives and constraints early in the concept generation process.
Around half of all mental health disorders are evident by 14 years of age. This literature review provides insights into ways to improve access to youth mental health services and to their health outcomes for youth.
Despite the many challenges impacting healthcare systems worldwide, there is room for optimism. Savvy consumers, patient advocates, telehealth and improved doctor-patient communications are changing healthcare delivery for the better.
Personal stories and reflections from the front lines of health care as told by doctors, patients and others committed to "better health by design".
The JHD believes in "Better health by design." Read more about the physician's vision that started it all.
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