Reinstating for the Better

Our group identified excessive administrative burdens on Finland’s public healthcare professionals as a major obstacle to quality of care for patients. We beleive that reintroducing medical assistants to handle non-medical tasks should recuduce this obstacle. However, to do so, we have to convince our partners of the necessity and cost-efficiency of this reinstatement by speaking their language.

Rooted in Values

This blog post reports on work-in-progress within the DfG course! The post is written by group 1C dealing with the Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Environment’s brief on ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity’. The group includes Dinah Coops and Anna Halvorsen from Creative Sustainability program, Sari Kukkasniemi from Collaborative and Industrial Design program, and Thao Nguyen from … Read more

Finding a Common Vision and Entry Points: “The struggle to comprehend the basic starting point.”

The third blog post from group 2A is focused on the research process of our project on continuity of care in primary healthcare. This project has been developed in collaboration with Kela and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. The blog post showcases the current process of the project and discusses more deeply the process of the vision and entry points.

The journey towards finding the solution

In the process on finding solutions for a better healthcare system, we delve into the intricacies of Finland’s healthcare landscape. With a focus on continuity of care, we navigate the complexities, identifying opportunities and entry points. Yet, the journey towards finding a solution is full of challenges, and we are on the way to finding the best possible outcomes.

Finally, time to get our hands dirty!

This blog post updates group 1B’s progress on tackling biodiversity policy coherence for the Finnish Ministry of Environment. It covers the second half of the project, where the team start deploying design methods and interventions for policy. Looking ahead to the ideation session with the civil servants, the team is approaching the final design proposal soon.