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Transforming the Healthcare Experience

Effective Healthcare with Better User Experience.
November 2018. More info coming soon! Scroll down to access 2017 page.

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Making connections that lead to new insights.

How to design health services and hospital spaces that improve patient life and add value to healthcare. Otaniemi 29.11.2017 / 9:30–18.00

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Design and commercialization of health technology

How Merivaara's Q–Flow improves patient safety? How design lead Beddit to Cupertino? What is needed to transform technology into a product?

Architecture and design of hospitals

Why was the new Children's hospital founded? How were patient needs taken care of? What makes a hospital successful?

Service design and digital services in healthcare

How can institutional knowledge be presented to the public? How to improve patient life by designing a virtual environment for interaction and learning?

Jyrki Nieminen

Director of R&D at Merivaara Corp.

Innovator of new solutions and technical opportunities. Experienced Director Of Technology with a demonstrated history of working in the medical device industry. Skilled in Research and Development (R&D), especially Medical Devices and their marketing. With strong business knowhow together with highly innovative mindset Jyrki has created new concepts, product lines and internationally award-winning products.

Emil Virkki

Emil Virkki is a user experience designer at Kaiku Health, a Helsinki-based digital health startup. The Kaiku Health application captures patient-reported health outcomes in cancer care, enabling early interventions and personalized patient support. Emil believes the future of healthcare is data-driven, value-based and patient-centered.

Jyrki Nieminen

Director of R&D at Merivaara Corp.

Innovator of new solutions and technical opportunities. Experienced Director Of Technology with a demonstrated history of working in the medical device industry. Skilled in Research and Development (R&D), especially Medical Devices and their marketing. With strong business knowhow together with highly innovative mindset Jyrki has created new concepts, product lines and internationally award-winning products.

Visa Honkanen

Visa Honkanen MD, PhD, has worked for 25 years in health care in different leadership positions, both in private for profit and non-profit organizations, and in public health care. He also has experience in the innovational pharma industry in UCB Pharma, where he was the head of medical affairs for Northern Europe. His research interest has been in clinical studies and experimental statistics. Visa Honkanen is a pediatrician and a pediatric rheumatologist. He did his pediatric rheumatology training at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. He still teaches and practices pediatric rheumatology.

Zeynep Falay von Flittner

Zeynep Falay von Flittner is the design director of Hellon, one of Finland’s leading service design companies. Zeynep has over 15 years of international experience in service design and design leadership. She is helping public and private organisations to become more customer centric and increase their customer experience through human-centric thinking and design.

Sakari Forsman

Sakari Forsman, architect SAFA, working at SARC Architects in Helsinki. Sakari has been working in the field of hospital architecture for the last 10 years and is the project architect of the New Children's Hospital in Helsinki.

Pekka Lahdenne

Pekka Lahdenne, Head of Digital and Innovation Services from the Department of Children and Adolescents at HUS.

Prashant Jha

Dr. Prashant Jha is a physician-engineer-entrepreneur-editor, who trained in family medicine, bioengineering, product design, computer science, strategy and innovation management from Patna Medical College, St. Guys & Thomas Hospital, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi, Stanford University and Harvard University.

Sami Niemelä

I am a designer and one of the co-founders of the design and tranformation agency Nordkapp.

In a nutshell, you’ve probably read about designers being the next management consultants. Well, that’s what I do. I help companies envision, define and build new products, and design and coach the change needed to make them reality.

Saara Hassinen

Saara Hassinen is the Managing Director of Healthtech Finland which is the industry association for health technology companies in Finland. The healthtech industry is one of the largest high-tech export segments of Finnish industry. In 2016 the value of exports was €2.1 billion. The industry directly employs over 10,000 people.

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Otaniementie 9: Aalto Learning Centre, Winner of the Finlandia Prize for Architecture.

Picture: Aalto-yliopisto/Tuomas Uusheimo

29.11.2017  

08.00-9.30. Registration and coffee  
09.30. Welcome to Health Design 2017: Otto Olavinen & Risto Ilmoniemi  

09.40. Designing health technology for patients and customers. Saara Hassinen, Jyrki Nieminen, Sami Niemelä

10.45-11.00 Coffeebreak in Expo space  

11.00. Design that addresses global health needs. Prashant Jha, Zeynep Falay von Flittner

12.00-13.00 Lunch break + Networking  

13.00. Hospital spaces that improve patient life. Pekka Lahdenne, Sakari Forsman

14.00. Coffee break in Expo space  

14.15 Service design and digital health services. Visa Honkanen, Emil Virkki.

15.15 Coffee break in Expo space  

15.30 Markku Mäkijärvi Instrumetarium Science Foundation & Finals of the competition  

16.15 Anne Pitkäranta: Design for the Caretakers (Health and aesthetics)  

16.45 Expo + Cocktails and networking
17.30 Health Design Award Gala + prices for 1-3rd place winners.

20.00 Closing doors

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08.00-9.30. Registration and coffee

09.30. Welcome to Health Design 2017: Otto Olavinen & Risto Ilmoniemi  
09.35. Risto Ilmoniemi: How to transform Research into a medical device
09.55. Jyrki Nieminen: Design is Key for better work environment and patient safety
10.15. Keynote: Prashant Jha: Designing value conscious solutions to global Health needs, how can Finland help?  

10.45-11.05. Coffee break in Expo space  

11.10. Saara Hassinen: Growing Finnish Healthtech industry by Design
11.25. Keynote: Sami Niemelä: Designing Beddit from Tapiola to Cupertino
11.55. Zeynep Falay von Flittner: How Service Design can increase the customer experience in Healthcare       

12.15.–13.10. Lunch break + Networking  

13:10. Turkka Keinonen: Design for Wellbeing and Health
13.25. Video message from Australia by Trish Hansen & Marco Biccanti: Design in Health
13.45. Keynote: Pekka Lahdenne: Design principles behind the New Children’s hospital
14.15. Sakari Forsman: Architecture that serves Children and Families                            

14.35. Coffee break in Expo space  

14.55. Jari Renko: Empowering Patient care and opening new markets: Case Apotti
15.15. Keynote: Visa Honkanen: Improving patient life by Service design in the Virtual hospital
15.45. Emil Virkki: Designing a Patient Monitoring Application for Cancer Care  

16.05. Short break 

16.10. Anne Pitkäranta: Expressing care: Future Clothing Designs for Patients and Caretakers
16.20. Talk by Markku Mäkijärvi: Instrumentarium Science Foundation & Finals of the Health Design competition  
17.00. Expo + Wine and networking.

18.00. Health Design Award Ceremony: prices for 1-3rd place winners. Thanking partners and sponsors.

20.00 Closing doors

Pitching competition for research teams for innovative healthcare design.    

Semifinals on the 28th of November. Finals on the 29th of November at Health Design 2017
 
Prizes: 50 000  € for implementing the  solution

Even if the team doesn’t win, they have a chance to get valuable feedback from the Health Design jury. Teams also have an opportunity to form new partnerships.

Competition partner: Instrumentariumin Tiedesäätiö sr

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Pitching competition for an innovative healthcare solution


Do you want to improve patient life and Well-being? Do you have a research based idea for novel health product/service that you would like to commercialise?

Health Design Pitching Competition is open for teams from Finnish universities and universities of applied sciences.

The number of finalists is not fixed. The language of the competition is English. Participants will be Pre-selected by a Health Design Jury based on their applications.

The competition is organized during 28th and 29th of November.

Pitches will be 5 min in length.

Semifinal: 28th from 17:00-19:00 at Aalto Learning Centre, Makers space
Final and Award ceremony: 29th between 15:30-18:00 at Health Design 2017 (Makers space)

Total funding is 50 000 € for implementing the solutions
First place is 30 000 €

Even if the team doesn’t win, they have a chance to get valuable feedback from the Health Design jury. Teams also have an opportunity to form new partnerships and learn about how design can help them to succeed.

The competition is organized by Health Design and sponsored by Instrumentariumin tiedesäätiö sr. The goal of the competition is to promote the future of research based health innovations in Finland.

Criteria:

Research-based: The idea should be based on academic research. 

Impact: What is the effect you hope to achieve by turning research into a solution?

Need focused: Does your solution solve a local or global health need?

Novel: Do you have an original idea or an new approach to existing problem?

Plan and timing: What are the steps and schedule to bring your idea into reality?

Quality of team and circumstances: Why are you and your working environment uniquely qualified to make the impact a reality?

Jury:
Saara Hassinen, Healthtech Finland
Risto Ilmoniemi, Instrumentariumin tiedesäätiö sr
Prashant Jha, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi
Jyrki Nieminen, Merivaara
Kenneth Salonius, Vertical 
Joonas Koski, Valuemotive


Deadline for applications 23.11.2017

General grant terms: http://www.instrufoundation.fi/ohjeet-hakijalle
http://www.instrufoundation.fi/en.php?k=120354

You can find contact details on Partners page under Northbay

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Organisers:

Northbay is a company that builds ideas. A Creative agency that Directs, Designs and Develops. By specializing on research and technology intensive clients, we look to make an impact in a local and global landscape.

Healthtech Finland is is an industry association and part of Technology Industries of Finland. Healthtech Finland is also a community: we foster our industry’s growth and collective knowledge.

Aalto University is a multidisciplinary community where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future.

HUS - The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa - is a Joint Authority formed by 24 municipalities. The aim is to offer patients in all member municipalities a timely and equal access to specialized medical care.