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DESIGNING A PROCESS FOR A MONOPOLY TO TRANSFORM TO A FREE MARKET COMPETITOR - THE SWEDISH PHARMACY SYSTEM

Ekman, Annalill; Carlsson, Stefan; Ekman, Sten // 2011
The purpose of this paper is to examine how a political driven transition of a large company, Apoteket AB in Sweden with 12,000 employees – the pharmacy state monopoly – can be managed to a free ...

DESIGNING FOR RESILIENCE: USING A DELPHI STUDY TO IDENTIFY RESILIENCE ISSUES FOR HOSPITAL DESIGNS IN A CHANGING CLIMATE

Masko, Mary Lou; Eckert, Claudia M.; Caldwell, Nicholas H.M.; Clarkson, P John // 2011
Hospitals are facing a triple challenge - meeting mandatory climate change targets and refurbishing aging infrastructure while simultaneously providing quality of care. With the potential of more ...

Full Circle: Balancing the Knowledge Equilibrium between Newly-Enrolled Design Students and their Design School

Ghassan, Aysar // 2011
This paper describes a recent project which was carried out at a design school situated within a UK university. Research suggests that many undergraduates come to university without being prepared ...

The Hewlett-Packard Sensory Home Project

Swan, Bret; Howell, Bryan; Solomon, Mark; Martin, Paul // 2011
In the Brigham Young University (BYU) School of Technology, we have a unique opportunity to combine art and engineering disciplines to explore a variety of industry-sponsored projects. Faculty in ...

A Collaborative Process to Maximize Design Creativity for Pediatric Care

Nam, Hyojin; Costa, Fiammetta; Andreoni, Giuseppe; Romero, Maximiliano // 2010
Children have different preferences in health care. The family and caregivers also have specialized needs for the children-patients. How to figure out their needs and how to solve the complexity of ...

DESIGN FOR SAFETY IN AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY

Fargnoli, M.; Laurendi, V.; Tronci, M. // 2010
The field of machine safety has recently received new issues by the introduction of the directive 2006/42/CE in EU Countries. The impact of this novelty is significant because of the new Essential ...

MOHE: Mobile Health for Moms, Kids, Adults and Elderly

Arslan, Pelin; Nam, Hyojin; Romero, Maximiliano; Perego, Paolo; Costa, Fiammetta; Andreoni, Giuseppe; Muschiato, Sabrina // 2010
This paper presents a creative process aimed at developing innovative scenarios for mobile health. In detail, within the entire “MOHE” research framework, the paper is focused on a creative workshop ...

Development of a Certification Process for Microenergy Systems

Kebir, Noara Zohra // 2009
Actually more than 1.6 billion people lack access to electricity and 2.4 billion rely on traditional biomass for cooking and heating. Most of those households and small enterprises are helping ...

The Iterative Nature of Medical Device Design

Shluzas, Lauren A.; Pietzsch, Jan B.; Paté-Cornell, M. Elisabeth; Yock, Paul G.; Linehan, John H. // 2009
A one-year study, sponsored by The Institute for Health Technology Studies, was conducted by a team of Stanford University researchers to develop a linear model of the medical device development ...

NEEDS AS A BASIS FOR DESIGN RATIONALE

Bergström, M.; Ericson, A.; Larsson, M.; Nergard, H.; Larsson, T.; Renström, B. // 2008
This study is based on data from a Swedish real-life industrial product development project for e-health care of elderly. The purpose in the paper is to discuss identification of user needs. ...

THE EVALUATION OF THE ABILITY OF A CONSTRAINT-BASED MANIKIN TO REPRESENT NORMAL HUMAN TASKS

Medland, A. J.; Gooch, S. // 2008
The health and safety of the operators of machines is an important consideration during the design of such products. A human modelling program has been created within a constraint environment that ...

Systemic Approach as a Multi-Criteria Design Method: Healthcare R&D Centre Application

Schindler, Aude; Bocquet ,Jean-Claude; Dudezert, Aurélie // 2007

DESIGNING FOR PATIENT SAFETY : A REVIEW OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF DESIGN IN THE UK HEALTH SERVICE

Clarkson, P.J.; Buckle, P.; Stubbs, D.; Coleman, R.; Ward, J.; Kennedy-Martin, M. // 2004
The UK Department of Health commissioned a scoping study to deliver ideas and practical recommendations for a design approach to reduce the risk of medical error and improve patient safety across the ...

Inclusive Design - Review of Student Projects

Kapetanovic, Zlatko; Horvat, Sanja; Lapaine, Božidar; Orešic, Mladen // 2002
The notion INCLUSIVE DESIGN is refered to process of designing artificial and visual environment suitable for all persons regardless of age,health conditions,education,skills and other.It was ...

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