Print Email Facebook Twitter Empowering THA Patient to Proactively Manage Recovery Progress by Design Title Empowering THA Patient to Proactively Manage Recovery Progress by Design Author Liao, I-C. Contributor Albayrak, A. (mentor) Sleeswijk Visser, F. (mentor) Faculty Industrial Design Engineering Department Industrial Design Date 2016-06-21 Abstract Next to a successful surgery, hospital aim to provide support to improve osteoarthritis patient experience for the complete treatment journey as a vision in next 3-5 years. The term “patient experience” is highly correlated with patient’s perception about their context, when a single or multiple personal events occurred alongside with the treatment journey. “Communication” is one of the key factors in the healthcare environment, which possesses great amount of influence over if the patient perceives experience as “effective”, “positive”, or “supportive”. The research result of this project presents a strategy to provide personalized services regarding to dynamics of THA patient’s treatment information communication. The final designed application BiSmart + microchip registration enables the patient to communicate their personal needs to the healthcare professionals, find support in time, and alternate their rehabilitation behavior acording to instant feedbacks from the THA team. Subject patient experienceosteoarthritisapplication designMedesignservice design To reference this document use: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:ea8e9cdf-53ea-445d-9d38-4843a034ac74 Access restriction Campus only Part of collection Student theses Document type master thesis Rights (c) 2016 Liao, I-C.