By Pam Sethi, Ian Chalmers & Katrina Chiu Navigation, or “wayfinding”, is a critical aspect of the healthcare experience, shaping the way patients, caregivers, hospital staff and visitors perceive and experience the quality of care they receive. A positive hospital interaction can leave the main users – patients – feeling supported and satisfied with their … Read More
Science fiction became reality for us at Pivot last week. That’s because on April 12th, the Canadian Cloud DX team we’re proud to be a part of, won the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE’s (QTXP) first ever Bold Epic Innovator Award in sunny Los Angeles. With Cloud DX, we have been working to bring the Tricorder (yes, like the … Read More
We’re excited to announce the official launch of ViaTherapy — a new native app for iOS and Android! Toronto Rehab Institute (TRI) assembled a research panel to study rehabilitation methods for stroke patients with upper extremity impairments. The team created an evidence-based algorithm—or clinical pathway—to help physical therapists choose the best treatments for their patients. … Read More
We are in sunny Los Angeles today to attend the Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize Awards Ceremony. Brought on by Cortex Design, we began our journey with the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE back in 2015. Our team — CloudDX — made it to the final 7 out of the original 330 applicants! Although the team, led by Dr. Sonny Kohli, did not win — we persevered … Read More
We’re proud to announce that the video series we created in partnership with the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation has been featured in the Washington Post! The article explains the importance of a healthy gut microbiota, and uses the first video in CDHF’s comprehensive, 4-part Microbiota video series to help illustrate it. Click here to read … Read More
Last week we hosted our biggest DesignMeets event to date (our 22nd event!), with over 200 attendees and some fantastic conversations about design thinking in healthcare. Think back to the last time you sat endlessly in a clinic waiting room or stood in line waiting to be served at a pharmacy. More likely than not, … Read More
This year our topic is Design Thinking in Healthcare and we’ll be hosting at MaRS on April. 5th, 2016 from 6-9pm. RSVP now before they are gone! We hope to see you there!!
From February 29 to March 4, Pivot will be exhibiting at the 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas among with over 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Be sure to look for our Client Relations Director, Torey Taferner, at booth #7205!
Tomorrow, Pivot’s Founder – Ian Chalmers, will be speaking at iLunch 14.11 hosted by Interactive Ontario on interactive digital media. Ian will be speaking on the topic of UX design work in healthcare and how we can use it to support patients at home and in clinical settings. Come join us for lunch!