Design4Health is an international conference that brings together designers, health professionals and creative practitioners with researchers, clinicians, policy makers and users from across the world to discuss, disseminate and test their approaches and methods in the ever-changing nexus between design and health.
Good design for better health, wellbeing and care
Precision medicine is full of promise, but how much of a difference does it make? To help explore this issue, the World Science Festival Brisbane brought together a panel of experts moderated by Dr Norman Swan.
This qualitative research provides insight into consumers’ awareness of, and views around, energy (kilojoules/calories) labelling on alcoholic beverages.
This research by the National Institute of Health Innovation (NIHI), University of Auckland measures the impact of energy labelling on alcoholic beverages, on consumer purchase or consumption behaviour in a New Zealand population.
Drug-related deaths in Australia have almost doubled over the past ten years, in large part because of the increased use of opioids. In 2016, middle aged people using combinations of prescription drugs were the most likely to die a drug-related death.
Prescription monitoring aims...
As the dean of Stanford University School of Medicine, Lloyd B. Minor believes electronic health records still have the potential to make health care more predictive, preventive, and precise — but only if we can achieve sustained collaboration among health care providers, technology companies, and...
This digital framework supports allied health professionals and local organisations and providers in England to work towards services that are both paper-free at the point of care and connected to other services and systems.
This report has eight enduring strategies and 30 recommendations which seek to drive a cultural and behavioural shift across the health system in Western Australia.
Notions of wellbeing are currently becoming common focuses across many sectors, including education. This raises a number of questions about the role of teachers and schools and about the effectiveness of current efforts.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to provide social, economic, and environmental benefits. For Australia to realise these benefits, it’s important for citizens to have trust in how AI is being designed, developed and used by business and government.
The question of whether technology is good or bad depends on how it’s developed and used. Nowhere is that more topical than in technologies using artificial intelligence.
When developed and used appropriately, artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform the way we live,...
Artificial intelligence (AI)- and machine learning (ML)-based technologies have the potential to transform healthcare by deriving new and important insights from the vast amount of data generated during the delivery of healthcare every day. Example high-value applications include earlier disease detection, more accurate diagnosis, identification...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is developing a framework for regulating artificial intelligence products used in medicine that continually adapt based on new data.
This white paper outlines the different ways the public engages with health and the different kinds of health data that is captured by both clinicians and consumers.
In this report, the World Bank and World Resources Institute show how the next generation of infrastructure projects can tap natural systems and, where appropriate, integrate green and gray infrastructure.
Researchers are calling for greater regulation and transparency as analysis of medicines-related apps found most directly shared user data - including sensitive health data - with third parties, posing an unprecedented privacy risk.
What are the obstacles that inhibit data-sharing and how can we move from this paradox, which inhibits the promise of precision medicine, to a policy for action all can accept?
This report summarizes recent, relevant, global developments in the video games sector, perspectives from over 50 thought leaders from the industry, and stand-out examples of world-class games. It extracts recommendations for how the video game industry, gamers, policymakers and UN Environment can together ‘Play for...
This guide is designed to help integrate biodiversity considerations into new sports venues, minimising their impacts on nature and delivering conservation benefits. It is published by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, at the United Nations Environment Assembly, in partnership with the International...
Oxfam New Zealand’s Advocacy and Campaigns Director, Joanna Spratt, finds there is scarce literature on palliative care in Pacific island countries and territories, but the documented disease profile shows a need for expanded palliative care as well as more funding; leadership; support training, coaching and...
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