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2020 Year in Review
The Future of Healthcare

Through the twists and turns of this unique year, the themes of our work took on deeper richness and complexity. We invite you to share in the learnings of our lab from this extraordinary year and read our 2020 Year in Review Report

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A Bot, A Boy, and A Belated Reflection on CancerCon 2018
Cancer

We all know that cancer sucks, our hope is that Vivibot can offer survivors some judgement-free advice to help them build resilience after cancer.

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A Primer on Chatbots
Chatbots

Vivibot is designed to introduce users to behavioral interventions that drive better psychosocial and health outcomes.

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Advice from a Mother Whose Son Had Cancer
Cancer

In addition to expressing my gratitude, I’d like to share some advice drawn from my own experience with my son’s cancer, in the spirit of warmth and encouragement.

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All Beginnings Are Warm
The Future of Healthcare

New logo, new website, new address. All beginnings are warm: that statement rings true for me all these years later.

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Are You Ok?
Mental Health

There is help. There are resources for those who are struggling with feelings of loneliness, despair, isolation, anger, or hopelessness as well as for those who aren’t struggling but want to help.

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Can digital medicine build evidence less like Prozac and more like Pinterest?
The Future of Healthcare

Mental models are a powerful force. At this moment in time, I wonder if digital health is being held back by the mental model . . .

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Cast The Net Wide
Behavior Change

What forces account for the current state of mental well-being of young people in the United States?

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Challenges and Opportunities in Digital Mental Health: A Collaboration Between Hopelab and Hack Mental Health
Mental Health

Mental health problems are not new—but the recognition that there is a huge unmet need in the area, and that technology can be part of the solution, is becoming more and more pervasive in the Bay Area.

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Complementary Missions
The Future of Healthcare

There is such a focus on the not-for-profit and for-profit identities, that it inhibits creative, future-forward thinking. Instead focus on the mission and outcomes.

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Design in the Water
Behavior Change

The influence of design is invisible to most people. But as a designer, I know the power we have to control the built environment we swim in every day.

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