In the ever-evolving healthcare landscape, the convergence of social intrapreneurship and serious games emerges as a beacon of transformative innovation. In her latest research paper, titled “The Role of Social Intrapreneurship and Serious Games in Generating Social Innovation in the Healthcare Sector,” Insaf Khelladi, Associate Professor at EMLV & Head of Research Axis at Devinci Higher Education’s DVRC, takes a deep dive into this dynamic nexus, unravelling the critical role played by these elements in shaping the future of healthcare.
This research paper explores how social intrapreneurs use serious games to generate social innovation. In particular, the study depicts the co-production process between caregivers acting as intrapreneurs, patients and other stakeholders. It unveils the contributions of serious games and their key features in producing social innovation within healthcare facilities.
Co-Production in Care: Fostering Collaborative Social Innovation
One of the key insights from this research centers around co-production in care. The study unveils a fascinating co-production process where caregivers, acting as intrapreneurs, collaborate with patients and stakeholders.
This collaborative effort serves as a driving force behind social innovation within healthcare facilities. The power of collective ideas and shared responsibility is a potent catalyst for positive change.
Delving into the French care ecosystem, the research presents an original case study that exemplifies the transformative potential of social intrapreneurship and serious games.
Caregivers within this ecosystem initiated a groundbreaking social innovation using a serious game, showcasing the real-world impact of these dynamic approaches to healthcare innovation.
Serious Games for Healing: Transforming the Healthcare Experience for Children
Within serious games, our findings highlight a compelling example of a game designed by hospital caregivers to enhance the experience of children undergoing medical treatment.
This innovative, serious game aims to address stress and anxiety, creating a more positive and engaging healthcare journey for young patients.
The integration of gaming elements into healthcare not only entertains but also promotes healing and emotional well-being.
Why it Matters: A Blueprint for Positive Change in Healthcare
This article bridges the theoretical realms of social intrapreneurship, social innovation, and serious games. Unlocking the intricacies of these elements offers a practical blueprint for leveraging their potential to drive positive change in the healthcare sector.
The interconnectedness of these concepts presents an opportunity to reimagine healthcare delivery, emphasizing collaboration, creativity, and patient-centric solutions.
Findings Snapshot: Unleashing the Potential of Social Innovation and Serious Games
The research culminates in a snapshot of key findings:
- Social innovations act as powerful catalysts for social intrapreneurship.
- Serious games play a dual role in improving patient experiences and enhancing working conditions for caregivers.
As we navigate the complex landscape of healthcare, the integration of social intrapreneurship and serious games emerges as a transformative force, offering innovative solutions that have the potential to redefine the future of healthcare delivery.