Charting New Directions in Healthcare Improvement
The Risk Authority Stanford and Future Medical Systems
This book can be downloaded and read in Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device.
Discovery Design is a playbook for healthcare improvers and innovators who want to address the most important challenges facing patients and families, clinicians, and healthcare organizations.
Leveraging the best thinking from the worlds of design, healthcare improvement, and business strategy, Discovery Design will walk you through eight actionable steps to develop uniquely appropriate and value-creating solutions.
Clearly structured and rich with examples and illustrations, Discovery Design will equip you to tackle complex problems with the creativity, rigor, and practical wisdom necessary for creating lasting change in healthcare environments.
The Risk Authority Stanford and Future Medical Systems welcome you to discover design!
“If design thinking has always baffled you, this book is the key to unlock its potential. Discovery Design is what anyone who wants to improve health care needs in order to generate the best ideas and see them transform practice in patient care settings.”
— LARRY CHU, MD, MS
Executive Director, Stanford Medicine X
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
“Discovery Design meets us right where we’re at in patient safety and quality. It’s a companion that provides powerful new tools for improvement, and the hard-won wisdom needed to do it. Healthcare is so often immune to change. Leveraging empathy and evidence, this could be the cure! It’s become a staple in our practice.”
— TIM BOWERS, MS, CIC, CPHQ
Director of Quality and Safety - Ambulatory Inspira Health Network
“Discovery Design provides a scalable framework that is vital to those looking to generate measurable impact in health and medical domains.”
— FARZAD AZIMPOUR, MD
Director of Health, IDEO
Adjunct Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine