Healthcare Innovation – The Big Challenge



In our previous post, we discussed some of the root causes and effects of the current healthcare crisis. Although the situation is alarming, this crisis has also created additional room for innovation. Putting this innovation into action is, however, the biggest challenge a company needs to face when dealing with today’s healthcare crisis.

This week, we will continue to share some of the insights provided by Lekshmy Parameswaran and Jeroen Raijmakers in their paper People-focused Innovation in Healthcare. In particular, we will explore the principles and mindset that Philips Design, one of the world’s largest design consultancies, has embraced in order to support innovation strategies aimed at providing patients and professionals with an improved healthcare experience. We think these are useful tips for the spa and wellness industries.