We're Anatomy Health
Print, web, video... whatever the format, the evidence shows that simpler patient information is more likely to engage and motivate your patients.
We're experts in the anatomy of health information design
We review your patient-focused support and services to identify evidence-backed recommendations for improvement.
Simplicity isn’t simple. We develop audience appropriate and actionable health information.
We look at the information environment for your patients. What’s missing? What channels are patients engaging with? Where can your brand help?
What are the experts saying about health information and health literacy?
I suffer from perennial allergic rhinitis (aka annoying blocked nose, all the time). I also happen to work in the healthcare industry, developing accessible patient support. It struck me the other day when I opened my repeat prescription of nasal spray (yes, lovely) that the only ‘support’ a lot of patients get is a flimsy Read more about Beyond the patient information leaflet[…]
It’s easy to get complacent when writing and designing health information. To write longer rather than shorter sentences. To let that complex word or concept slip through. To create a graphic that confuses rather than clarifies. Because that’s easier than finding ways to simplify things. But the below infographic should serve as an important reminder Read more about This infographic shows why inclusive health information design matters[…]
In pharma, as in life, it’s easy to get excited by the latest ‘new thing’. And never is this more true than when it comes to the topic de jour, digital health. From apps to augmented reality, the industry is (quite rightly) keen to explore new ways to engage patients in their health. And some Read more about It’s time we faced up to the digital divide[…]
William Osler knew a thing or two about medicine. Often called the ‘father of modern medicine’, the Canadian physician was the first to take medical students out of the lecture hall and into the hospitals for bedside clinical training. It seems crazy now, but before Sir Osler such medical residencies didn’t exist, and wannabe doctors Read more about Our mission is to make health information simpler. Here’s why.[…]