First Up: Chris Dammert
Cancer Survivors have formed a worldwide tribe.
LiveStrong: Direct Service for people with cancer. Empower them.
Start by listening. Design to fill gaps. Collaborate to expand impact.
85% said their medical care would improve if they could share information electronically. This is not institutional conversations this is about giving the patient's voice volume.
An iPad app has been designed to access information. Store and share information. LiveStrong Cancer Guide & Tracker.
LiveStrong provides 5 areas of cancer support:
1. Insurance, employment and financial concerns
2. Emotional and peer support.
3. Understanding fertility risks and preservation options.
4. Understanding treatment options. and matching to clinical trials (Informing not directing).
5. Connecting to local resources.
Daniel Licht & Piers Fawkes
PSFK & UNICEF identified 15 trends.
How do you communicate with people with limited technology. Apps don't work. How to give UNICEF tools that can be used.
I love the Idea of the Teach Shirt. Cheap and portable.
The UN have taken the idea of the Future of Health and created The Future of Mobile Tagging, Future of Real-Time and the Future of Retail.
It was disappointing how few Health companies look outside Healthcare for innovative ideas. We need fresh thinking.