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Category Archives: Design for good

The Health Design Challenge – rethinking patient medical records

Written on January 27, 2013 at 12:25 pm, by

Since being involved with the Simple Actions hack days I’ve been on the lookout for other examples of designers, writers or programmers volunteering their skills to help transform complex documents and effect positive social change. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Department of Veterans Affairs recently created a Health  Continue Reading »

US election field guides

Written on July 18, 2012 at 4:33 pm, by

With US elections looming large, and the spectre of the Florida hanging chads debacle of 2000 no doubt still in their minds, the folks at civicdesigning.org have developed a set of four field guides to help election officials design, write and test ballot papers to ensure that when it comes to voting day, the vote  Continue Reading »