Pivot meets EDIT DX: Health Work Session

News & Events
Pivot was excited to be a part of EDIT DX's Expo for Design, Innovation & Technology. The event was hosted inside the abandoned Unilever soap factory located at the foot of the DVP in Toronto.  This was where people came from all walks of life to experience new ways of thinking and ideas for an innovative [...]

ViaTherapy Featured…

Pivot Etc.
The Newcastle Herald featured ViaTherapy on their website. Pivot has helped the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and The Heart & Stroke Foundation Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery design an app for occupational and physical therapists. Therapists can use ViaTherapy to learn about the latest therapies, recall established therapies, and create a customized rehabilitation plan for their patients. Read the case study here. [...]

Pivot at Health Innovation Week

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Pivot's Ian Chalmers presented at a Special Edition of HealthTO as part of Health Innovation Week on April 6, 2017. Take a look at him showing the crowd what Pivot does best and how informed design can help change the face of healthcare in a variety of ways. Be sure to check out Toronto Health Innovation [...]

From Science Fiction to Reality: Our Tricorder Journey

Informed Design

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

ViaTherapy: A New App for Occupational and Physical Therapists

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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

Pivot at the Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize Awards Ceremony

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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

CDHF’s Microbiota Video Series Featured in the Washington Post

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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

Recap: DesignMeets… Design Thinking in HealthCare

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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

Pivot exhibiting @ HIMSS 2016

Pivot Etc.

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!

Founder to speak at iLunch 14.11 on interactive digital media

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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!