Kaiku Health was awarded for The Best User Experience Design at the Upgraded Life Festival 2017, Nordic’s biggest health startup and innovations event. The competition was organized by Tieto and InVision. They were looking for a digital application with the best user experience, and Kaiku Health stood out with its’ empathetic and positive experience.
The timing of the award was perfect, as the interface for patients has just been renewed. The new version is already implemented at first customers and it will be taken into use at all Kaiku Health clinics during the spring 2017. Emil Virkki, the UX Designer of Kaiku Health, tells more about the new design:
”The user can do the same things as before but with a trimmed layout: It’s very clear and highlights the relevant information in an optimal way. Our oldest user is 91 years old, so simplicity is everything.
In addition, we have paid special attention to the patient language. This was also thanked by the jury of the competition. Our new Kaiku Health is fast and easy to use, and it is great to use on any mobile device.
Supporting the care team’s work is also vital for the patient experience. Kaiku Health must be an efficient tool and easy-to-use for the nursing staff as well. We are now working on an intelligent alert system that helps the care team to focus on those patients who need to be paid attention the most.
Winning this award means that we have done things right – now we continue to make Kaiku Health even better. It’s really amazing to get this kind of acknowledgement for our work.”
About Kaiku Health
Kaiku Health web application asks the right questions from the patient at the right time according to the therapy phase, provides advice and enables secure communication online with the care team. Consistent follow-up of adverse events and patients’ quality of life ensure that the care team stays up-to-date on their patient’s health status. With Kaiku Health, the cancer centers and researchers get ten times more relevant data on the treatment outcomes. Kaiku Health supports several treatment options of all common cancer types. Over 25 clinics and institutes in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Sweden and Finland have integrated Kaiku Health to their workflow.
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