WHAT WOULD
YOU LIKE TO MAKE BETTER?

Welcome. You’re likely here because you’re interested in making change happen, specifically in the world of healthcare.

So are we.

We’re Future Medical Systems. We’re a design and development consultancy, dedicated to improving healthcare at every stage of the journey: for patients, for professionals, and for the wider community.

WE WORK WITH OUR PARTNERS TO MAKE MEANINGFUL CHANGE HAPPEN, IN EVERY CORNER OF HEALTHCARE.

Healthcare isn’t just one big thing, of course. It’s really a web of relationships: interconnected people, processes and organizations, working to accomplish a lot of important and useful things, big and small. That’s a lot of complexity. What we do, fundamentally, is help our clients in the health field get past complexity to accomplish transformative change.

 

WE ENVISION THE FUTURE OF HEALTH

WE LOVINGLY RE-DESIGN CARE DELIVERY

WE GROW HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

WE DEVELOP TECHNOLOGIES INTO EXPERIENCES

OUR TEAM

We practice a systems-led approach, one designed to uncover opportunities and challenges that might otherwise be obscured by complexity.We have a big interdisciplinary tool box. Our practice is grounded in applied engineering, anthropology, product and process design, and community policy.

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Kara Harrington

A designer by training, Kara brings deep experience in executing human-centered design projects from strategy to implementation to scale.

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Rob Lister

Rob is a healthcare design strategist (and ex-mechanical engineer) with two decades of expertise in healthcare including designing and realizing digital services.

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Schirin Lucie Richter

Trained as an anthropologist, Schirin is a complex-innovation program manager, with a background in systems-oriented design and designing for population health. 

 

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WHO WE'VE WORKED WITH

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WHAT OUR
CLIENTS SAY

“You did what others didn’t: real human-centered design, customized to make sure that it worked for us.”

Riaz Ali, CEO Saeidan

“The FMS team is masterful at pulling insights and formulating design directions. We successfully changed our approach at Stanford Coordinated Care with their help.”

Alan Glaseroff, co-founder of CERC and SCC, Stanford University School of Medicine

“It’s about the background and knowledge the FMS team has; all the things we didn’t need to explain. Their experience really benefitted us.”

Anita Kraker von Schwarzenfeld, Lead for Women’s Health, Integrated Care, Bayer