🎯 Redefine the practical problems
Through secondary research and key person interview, we found that:
Awkwardness and nervousness around seeing a doctor for mental issues, and the hassle of visiting a doctor are the biggest obstacles for depression patients to access health care on their free will. Though there are a lot of mental health apps, no one address this pain point.
Then we analyze the collected data using facial recognition software. We aim to further understand the intensity of emotions that participants described in interview sessions were.
Doctor visiting experiences differ between each individual. However, there are general patterns:
Effective doctor visit routines are fundamental.
However, patients have no idea how to initiate a powerful conversation.
Thus, we define our opportunity area as
How might we boost doctor-patient communication and stimulate regular psychiatrist visits throughout the recovery process?