Issued by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the challenge is to create a universal healthcare record to accurately track a child's immunization schedule and save lives.
The Book of Health is a design proposal for a universal healthcare record. Its goal is to save lives by making doctors, caretakers, and children active agents in the child's immunization schedule and healthcare.
Some pain points of the current system are:
With those pain points in mind, we believe that a successful personal medical booklet should follow the following design guidelines:
The centerpiece of the Book of Health is the vaccination schedule that relies on a common visual language to create a simple data visualization that reduces errors. The scantron-like pattern adds to the ease of archival and transitioning into digital records through existing mobile camera technology.