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The Artist's Role in Health + Exponential Technology

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The Artist's Role in Health + Exponential Technology

In a post on ARTSblog, Josh Miller and Theo Edmonds of IDEAS xLab explore how artists can be catalytic agents of change, innovation consultants in a transforming health industry. "Crowd-sourced genomic data, 3D printed hearts, robotic surgeries, dramatic shifts in medical education and population health-the future of how we think about, define, and create health is explonentially changing," they said. For corporations like Humana and GE, artists "have an amazing ability to synthesize seemingly disparate resources, reframe challenges, and expand possibilities."

 

IDEAS xLab's new multi-year initiative, Cultural Blueprint for Health, is an evidence-based portfolio of artist-led strategies to measurably improve community health outcomes.

 

"Consider how pairing an artist-innovator with a genomic research team could change perception, understanding, and participation in crowd-sourced clinical research. How might an artist help clinical care delivery teams reframe challenges around continuum of care. Or, even how artists might help communities catalyze changes in health behaviros to interrupt generational narratives of poor health due to diabetes or cardiovascualr disease."

 

Read how artists can help move the health industry forward in the full ARTSblog post.

Consider how pairing an artist-innovator with a genomic research team could change perception, understanding and participation in crowd-sourced clinical research. How might an artist help clinical care delivery teams reframe challenges around continuum of care. Or, even how artists might help communities catalyze changes in health behaviors to interrupt generational narratives of poor health due to diabetes or cardiovascular disease. - See more at: http://blog.americansforthearts.org/2015/12/03/nexus-of-artist-innovation-health-exponential-technology#sthash.UJQt0S1i.dpuf
Consider how pairing an artist-innovator with a genomic research team could change perception, understanding and participation in crowd-sourced clinical research. How might an artist help clinical care delivery teams reframe challenges around continuum of care. Or, even how artists might help communities catalyze changes in health behaviors to interrupt generational narratives of poor health due to diabetes or cardiovascular disease. - See more at: http://blog.americansforthearts.org/2015/12/03/nexus-of-artist-innovation-health-exponential-technology#sthash.UJQt0S1i.dpuf
Crowd-sourced genomic data, 3D printed hearts, robotic surgeries, dramatic shifts in medical education and population health–the future of how we think about, define and create health is exponentially changing–which is why we are pioneering new roles for artists in this ever-changing industry and societal landscape. - See more at: http://blog.americansforthearts.org/2015/12/03/nexus-of-artist-innovation-health-exponential-technology#sthash.UJQt0S1i.dpuf
artists can become a catalyzing force for making new options visible for - See more at: http://blog.americansforthearts.org/2015/12/03/nexus-of-artist-innovation-health-exponential-technology#sthash.UJQt0S1i.dpuf
artists can become a catalyzing force for making new options visible for - See more at: http://blog.americansforthearts.org/2015/12/03/nexus-of-artist-innovation-health-exponential-technology#sthash.UJQt0S1i.dpuf
artists can become a catalyzing force for making new options visible for - See more at: http://blog.americansforthearts.org/2015/12/03/nexus-of-artist-innovation-health-exponential-technology#sthash.UJQt0S1i.dpuf
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