HealthRedesigned is a weekly conversation on building digital products for better health and wellness, presented by Hanno.
27 - Surgical training gone mobile
May 1, 2018 • 35 min
We chat with Ali Bahsoun and Fiona MacDougall of Touch Surgery, a surgical simulator that uses 3D rendered content to help healthcare professionals learn about surgical procedures and rehearse for surgery on their mobile phones.
26 - Creating a hands-on meditation experience
Apr 24, 2018 • 27 min
We chat with Sarah McDevitt of Core Wellness, a personal meditation device that uses physical biosensors and a digital app to encourage people to build a habit of meditating and easily track their progress.
25 - Digitising mental health services for young people
Apr 17, 2018 • 35 min
We chat with Elaine Bousfield, Founder and Chair of XenZone, a pioneer of online counselling services in the UK that’s been improving access to mental health services for children, young people and adults over the last 20 years.
24 - Instant messaging for healthcare professionals
Apr 10, 2018 • 21 min
We speak to Dr Barney Gilbert, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Forward, a mobile app for healthcare professionals to communicate with one another quickly and efficiently while sharing patient information securely.
23 - Building AI to help doctors diagnose cardiac diseases faster
Apr 3, 2018 • 25 min
We chat with Chiara Scabellone, Product Manager at Cardiologs who tells us how the company plans to create intelligent cardiology tools to help physicians manage cardiac patients at scale and make high-quality cardiology accessible to all.
22 - Empowering blind people to travel independently
Mar 27, 2018 • 31 min
We chat with Umesh Pandya, the Co-founder of Wayfindr. He discusses how the award-winning tech nonprofit plans to use navigation technology and digital design to empower visually impaired people to navigate the world independently, even indoors.
21 - A social network with mental health in mind
Mar 20, 2018 • 34 min
We chat with Robert Morris, the Co-founder of Koko, an AI chatbot that anyone can anonymously share stressful or unpleasant experiences with and receive emotional support or become connected with other supportive anonymous peers on the network. Through…
20 - Curing anxieties with virtual reality
Mar 13, 2018 • 35 min
We chat with Tony Hsieh, Co-founder and Product Lead at Limbix which provides virtual reality and digital tools that therapists can use to treat mental health disorders.
19 - Helping hospitals to grow with data
Mar 6, 2018 • 25 min
We chat with Jason Moore, Co-founder and CEO of Stratasan. Based in Nashville, Stratasan assists over 700 hospitals across 40 states in the US with their strategic planning, management and growth through a combination of customised software products and…
18 - Smart city solutions for healthier citizens
Feb 27, 2018 • 40 min
We speak to Mahnaz Yusaf, a Service Designer and Feimatta Conteh, a Program Manager from FutureEverything about the health innovation projects that they’ve been driving recently through the CityVerve project in the city of Manchester.
17 - Lending a pair of eyes to the blind
Feb 20, 2018 • 28 min
We chat with Hans Jorgen Wiberg , the founder of Be My Eyes who discusses how the app is empowering the blind and visually impaired to lead more independent lives while spurring a micro-volunteering movement that involves over 800,000 volunteers worldwide.
16 - Designing inclusive solutions for an ageing population
Feb 13, 2018 • 51 min
We chat with Eric Kihlstrom, the UK ambassador of Aging2.0, a global volunteer network that supports innovators and entrepreneurs who are taking on the challenges of ageing. He’s also a Co-founder of KareInn, a startup that wants to improve quality of…
15 - Smarter fertility tracking to help women conceive
Feb 6, 2018 • 28 min
On this episode of HealthRedesigned, we chat with Allison Sarno, Head of Design and User Experience at Ava Women. She shares how Ava Women is using technology to revamp women’s health and helping women understand their bodies better, whether they’re…
14 - Preventative healthcare at your fingertips
Jan 30, 2018 • 33 min
What if you could take a blood test without leaving your home? We chat with Hamish Grierson, CEO and Co-founder at Thriva who tells us why he and his co-founders started the DIY finger-prick blood testing service that’s empowering consumers to take…
13 - Curating vitamins for better health
Jan 23, 2018 • 46 min
We chat with Akash Shah, co-founder and Head of Product at Care/of who tells us how this vitamin subscription company for the modern age is guiding consumers to understand which supplements are right for them and how they plan to complement their products…
12 - A smart contraction tracker for pregnant women
Jan 16, 2018 • 35 min
A woman’s body goes through various sensations throughout pregnancy, which is their body’s way of communicating the progression of their pregnancy. However, understanding most of these signs, like contractions, can be a puzzling experience for women,…
11 - Birth control sent to your doorstep
Jan 9, 2018 • 58 min
For many women, getting access to birth control safely and on time is a vital healthcare need. Even with health insurance, the cost of getting birth control can be a deterrent and can prevent some from accessing the drugs they need to enable them to take…
10 - Combating loneliness with the help of robots
Jan 2, 2018 • 37 min
Marius Aabel is a co-founder and CTO at No Isolation, a Norwegian startup that’s tackle social isolation and loneliness by designing digital solutions that bring people together. Marius tells us why social isolation is such a pressing problem and how…
9 - Extending independence with dignity for the vulnerable
Dec 26, 2017 • 42 min
Jean Anne Booth is the CEO and Founder of UnaliWear the makers of the Kanega watch. This watch is a self-contained voice controlled watch that offers emergency assistance, guide me home assistance, medication reminders, and fall detection. It helps…
8 - Getting patients to and from medical appointments safely and on-time
Dec 19, 2017 • 50 min
Imran Cronk is a co-founder and CEO of Ride Health, a platform that helps patients get rides to and from their medical appointments. There is a transportation barrier. It not only affects patients, it also affects health care providers. Imran has an…
7 - A modern meditation coach that fits right in your pocket
Dec 12, 2017 • 30 min
Adam Diehl is the lead product designer at Headspace which is an app that teaches guided meditation and helps people live more mindfully. The mission of Headspace sounds simple, but it is far from it. It is to improve the health and happiness of the…
6 - Remote monitoring for smarter patient care
Dec 5, 2017 • 39 min
Louis Pinot is the Co-Founder and Head of Product at Implicity a platform that allows healthcare professionals to remotely monitor medical devices for patients who have chronic diseases. It uses artificial intelligence to analyze data from high-risk…
5 - A collaborative platform for the medical industry
Nov 28, 2017 • 33 min
Today’s guest is Ali Namdari. He is the co-founder and product designer at MedPics. This is an app that allows healthcare professionals to share clinical cases and get advice from their peers. It is being used by over 30,000 users including doctors,…
3 - Designing medical care for the 21st century
Nov 21, 2017 • 31 min
Today, I am talking with Sydney Johnson a Human Factors Research Associate at W21C a health systems research and innovation initiative based at the University of Calgary’s O’Brien Institute for Public Health and Alberta Health Services. W21C researches…
4 - Detecting gluten in food: anywhere, anytime
Nov 21, 2017 • 52 min
Today’s guest is Scott Sundvor the co-founder and CPO of Nima a portable gluten sensor that tests your food and detects whether it contains gluten. Scott and his co-founder both have food issues and sensitivities. The two of them bonded over the idea of…
2 - Building an interface that encourages people to live in the present
Nov 21, 2017 • 38 min
Tech is everywhere which is amazing, but it is starting to get in the way with work and personal relationships. The result is that people are feeling distracted, stressed, and are trying to multitask more and more. People are also having communication…
1 - Creating total accessibility for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
Nov 15, 2017 • 31 min
Welcome to the Health Redesigned podcast by Hanno. We invite changemakers in health and wellness to share their stories about how they’re using design and technology to build life-changing digital products. My name is Laila and my guest today is Pieter…