Belinda MacLeod-Smith shares her experience as a consumer and consumer advocate on what works in co-design of health care processes. She outlines some of the projects she's been involved in at Western Health and gives tips and tricks on how to use consumer involvement.
Raphaela Schnittker, a PhD student at Monash University describes her research into clinicians' decision making during airway emergencies. She explains how this redesign to augment decision-making may improve safety during critical airway emergencies.
Frank Smolenaers, Lead for technology at the Australian Centre for Health Innovation and Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne Health and Bioinformatics Centre describes examples of device design for health that were informed by end users.
A/Prof Stuart Marshall gives an overview of consumer co-design in health.
Stuart Dickinson, a Human Factors consultant, introduces the inaugural meeting and explains what the AHHFG is and what the aims are.
Our first meeting of 2018 (indeed our first official meeting under the AHHFG banner) happened on 8th February at the Australian Centre for Health Innovation at the Alfred Hospital. The topic was engaging consumers in design.
In addition to a modest but diverse turnout of clinicians human factors experts and consumers, we also streamed it via webinar with several overseas and Australian attendees.
Introduction to AHHFG (Stuart Dickinson)
Introduction to consumer engagement (Stuart Marshall)
Examples of consumer co-design at Alfred Health (Frank Smolenaers)
Engaging clinicians in design - airway management (Raphaela Schnittker)
Consumer perspectives on co-design (Belinda McLeod-Smith)
All the videos are available in the corresponding blog posts