Katy Atherholt is a designer, illustrator, and podcast host. She creates playful, thoughtful, accessible designs to elevate brand and product experiences. Co-host of the healthcare design podcast Moss and Friends and weekly Health x CoffeeTime chats in the FWB tokenized community.
This week, in a collaboration between Moss and The Healthcare Club of New York, Sarah gave a virtual talk on The Science of Design. Sarah is a co-founder of Moss, product design lead, and a former healthcare professional.
Kicking off the first real design project of your organization? Check out these insights from our resident operations manager, Josephine Cahill.
According to multiple studies, people with a positive view of themselves (SWB) tend to sleep better, eat well, and even seek guidance from health professionals more frequently. Overall, they’re taking better care of themselves. This can go as far as adding years onto their lives.
Within healthcare and wellness spaces, it is well known that women are not taken as seriously, often misunderstood, or even accused of making up how we feel. Many clinical studies and methodologies are done only on men. The same results are assumed for the vastly different female anatomy. Looking deeper, other factors like race, ethnic background, and socioeconomic status make accessing high-quality healthcare even more challenging for women.