HxRefactored Features Workshops on Design Techniques For Better Health Experiences

For the first time ever in Brooklyn, designers and developers will convene on May 13-14 at the HxRefactored Conference to share ideas on how to improve the health experience. As a burgeoning center for health tech innovation, NYC is a prime location for the newest trends in this space.  In addition to presentations from leaders in the design and health industries HxRefactored will include exclusive workshops from leading experts.

Susan Dybbs of CollectiveHealth and User Experience Designer Katie McCurdy will be leading the half day workshop, All Together Now: Leveraging Participatory Design.  This session will explore how participatory design can be used to create solutions that reflect the user’s need. Attendees will understand the basics and benefits of participatory design as well as experience the process first hand.

In Beyond Gamification: Designing Behavior Change Games, Dustin DiTommaso,Vice President of Experience Design at Mad*Pow will delve into clinically tested behavior change interventions as well as techniques game designers use to engage players.  Participants can expect by the end of this full day workshop to design and pitch structured behavior change games.

Learn how to develop a clear vision for customers in Journey Mapping: Illustrating the Big Picture. This half day workshop led by Mad*Pow Experience Strategy Director, Megan Grocki will discuss how to use journey maps to create a vision that will provide high level overview of all the interactions the user has with your organization and provide guidance for all the touch points along that spectrum.

HxRefactored will be held at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge on May 13 and 14, 2014.  More information on how to get tickets to the workshops and the conference can be found here.


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