• All this crap needs to be hidden....
  • Ballzy steelcase monitor arm... wow, it has smooth and silky action.
  • Scale... with a giant "?" printed in vinyl stuck on top.
  • Thermometer
  • O2 saturation + heart beat ($20 on Amazon)
  • BP cuff
  • Saarinen Tulip Chairs - rock on!

HealthStation installation v1

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Our first draft installation. We have a long way to go... our customer-facing healthstation goes up in 1 month in DC. We need to make a few changes:

* hide all the electronics
* dual-sided, credit-card sized, shaped, and plastic coated, individual HealthCard... printed for each person who goes thru the medical device gauntlet. The give-away has to be their data, ultra slick, fit in their wallet, and ultimately start to change their behavior.
* faster scale response time - currently, it can take 5s to get a good reading - we need less than 2s.
* better BP cuff - more reliable data from the device
* little usability issues when entering data into the HealthStation user interface (we need giant input boxes and default targets)
* 30" lcd-capable arm - the steelcase monitor arm can only hold a 23" LCD (under 15 pounds)

What did work:
* health devices worked for 95% of the time
* overall slick user experience
* passer-bys could easily see what was going on... the size of the story/data on the screen could be seen 25'+ away
* we were the busiest booth at tech day
* people were surprised by their own data... and had fun finding out!

Future goals:
* Health-tracking service open to public on the interwebs
* Realtime and on-side urinalysis and blood work - lets get REAL data
* Get into the fab-game (ballzatronic fabrication of the healthstation)
* Open source the device adapters and healthcard

See-ming Lee (SML), Andrzej Pe, and 6 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. birdahonk ages ago | reply

    Where's the Meta arrow?

  2. juhansonin ages ago | reply

    I used to be a Meta typeface wonk... but I went back closer to my roots and used Frutiger. It's a typeface I've used for 10+ years. Maybe I need a change.

  3. See-ming Lee (SML) ages ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called SML Fine Art = 大中小藝 = SML ファインアート, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    Ah.. there it is!

  4. candescent ages ago | reply

    Searching for CC'd photos for my class and you come up!
    Just thought i'd share - back to work i go.

  5. Werkplace ages ago | reply

    Is this installation still up somewhere for the public? I don't remember seeing anything like this at HIMMS...

  6. juhansonin ages ago | reply

    Scott,

    This idea was evolving into a prototype with Lahey Clinic in Boston last year... but stalled because of Politics (more here if needed). The evolution plans are here: www.flickr.com/photos/juhansonin/544003320/in/set-7205759...

    I want a small suitcase version for my home!

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