Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYC approached Institute of Design students in the fall of 2012 to apply technological concepts such as the Human API and quantitative self to the challenges faced by cancer patients’ post-treatment phase.
Communication Workshop Fall 2012 • Guide: Anijo Mathew • Team: Adam Panza, Diego Bernardo, Keta Patel
Allow mood tracking: Mood analysis allows individuals to see a correlation between what they do and how they feel. Mood tracking throughout the day encourages users to practice the healthy habit of acknowledging how they feel.
Build social connections: Social connections are critical to this age group to develop identity and independence.
Encourage sharing: To build empathy for the patient, and allow others opportunities to better understand the post-treatment experience.
The Health Squad we designed consists of 3 components: