Swann, David (2012) Demystifying 21st Century Healthcare Design Practice. In: Design for Health. Gower.
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Healthcare design is now emerging from the shadows to be recognised as a distinct design discipline in its own right. A new discipline with patient safety at its heart, a practice that requires systems thinking and collaboration to tackle complex challenges and a practice conducted within a stringent ethical framework. Healthcare design practice is an emerging territory sparsely populated with high quality design exemplars. This chapter seeks to demystify these practices by providing a textual roadmap to support and inspire the new agoras who wish to engage with 21st healthcare design. Conversely it is hoped its content will also serve as a catalyst for healthcare providers who wish to reap the rewards associated with embracing a design-led approach with design practitioners at the very core of their service innovation teams.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Subjects:||N Fine Arts > NC Drawing Design Illustration|
|Schools:||School of Art, Design and Architecture|
|Depositing User:||David Swann|
|Date Deposited:||03 May 2012 13:56|
|Last Modified:||14 Mar 2013 14:00|
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