“It is core to our mission of transforming healthcare that we release open source research, like this visual essay, that draws attention to and informs people about the relationship between key social determinants and their health,” said Juhan Sonin, director of GoInvo.
ARLINGTON, Mass. (PRWEB) November 15, 2018
GoInvo, a digital health design consultancy headquartered in Arlington, Massachusetts, today announced the release of “Loneliness in Our Human Code”, (https://www.goinvo.com/vision/loneliness-in-our-human-code/) the latest in a series of open source research and visualizations related to the Determinants of Health. This visual essay explores how social determinants of health, with a focus on loneliness, affect health over the course of a lifespan, taking into consideration the unique circumstances and needs at each stage of life. Among social determinants of health, loneliness can hugely impact a person’s mental state, physical health, and overall well-being.
“It is core to our mission of transforming healthcare that we release open source research, like this visual essay, that draws attention to and informs people about the relationship between key social determinants and their health,” said Juhan Sonin, director of GoInvo. “Loneliness, and other social, circumstantial, and behavioral determinants have as much impact on your health as your biology or genetics. And, particularly at this time of year, as we approach the holiday season, loneliness can be a significant factor for people.”
GoInvo’s healthcare design and research has been featured in publications such as WIRED, NPR, and Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare Magazine. These include a ground-breaking, comprehensive visualization of the Determinants of Health (https://www.goinvo.com/vision/determinants-of-health/), the nationally recognized Care Cards (https://www.goinvo.com/work/care-cards), open research on care plans (https://www.goinvo.com/features/careplans/), and the Open Source Healthcare Journal (https://www.goinvo.com/vision/open-source-healthcare/), a magazine advocating innovative open source solutions in health.
GoInvo’s design practice is dedicated to innovation in healthcare. Over the past decade, we’ve created beautiful software for patients, clinicians, researchers, and administrators, working with organizations as far-reaching as AstraZeneca, Becton Dickinson, Johnson and Johnson, 3M Health Information Services, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Walgreens. We are a mission-driven organization made up of expert designers, engineers, researchers, and futurists, founded on the idea of making tangible and positive change in the world. Visit our new Web site at http://www.goinvo.com to learn more about how we’re designing the future of healthcare.