Tag: covid-19

Corona Reduit registration website prototype

As part of the #versusvirus Hackathon deliverables, we have created a prototype for the registration of risk persons (demand) and hotels (supply). The focus was on the demonstration of functionalities, aesthetics is deemed secondary at the current stage.

Design principles applied were:

  1. Lowest possible access barriers for seniors and digital newbies (font size, intuitive menus, simple structure)
  2. A friendly, positive atmosphere
  3. Keeping distractions to a minimum

The following screens illustrate how the user requirements for a risk group person may be satisfied. Interact with the prototype below by clicking on one available link per page.

User Requirements

User requirements were defined as follows

As a hotel owner, I would like to be able to:

  1. Register my hotel by creating an account
  2. Apply for hygiene training and certification by a local health authority
  3. Manage room availability in my hotel
  4. Accept / reject applications
  5. (Nice to have) Bill services to the financing authority (federal government or insurance)

As an admin, I would like to be able to:

  1. View dashboards on reduit usage and availability for reporting
  2. (Nice to have) Perform bulk registration on behalf of hotels
  3. (Nice to have) Perform bulk application on behalf of risk group persons

As risk group person, I would like to be able to:

  1. Get an overview of the concept (FAQ, Video, terms and conditions, reduit contract etc).
  2. Fill out a survey to identify accommodation category (reduit / pre-reduit quarantine / barrier-free)
    • Questions to ask in a survey?
      • Do you live alone? (if not pre-reduit)
      • Do you have household members who does not work from home?
      • Do you have household members who recently travelled in high-risk countries?
      • Have you felt sick in the last two weeks?
      • Have you been to a hospital / outpatient clinic in the last week?
      • Do you need barrier-free accommodation?
  3. Select a mode of transportation to travel to the reduit
  4. Search for possible accommodations based on location and date
    • Filter list of locations based on the certain criteria
      • Maximum Altitude
      • Accessible Bedroom
      • Accessible Bathroom
      • Garden
      • Prepared meals
      • Common kitchen
      • Restaurant
  5. Apply for an accommodation for myself by entering details
    • Basic – name, birthday, gender, address, height and weight
    • Identification – swiss ID no or residence permit, health insurance
    • Health – GP name, existing conditions (multiple choice)
    • Partner’s name – name of legal partner to share the reduit

As a system, I would like to be able to:

Assess the suitability for participation based on BMI and pre-existing conditions.

Due to time constraints, the realization of the prototype was limited to the pages related to the user requirements of a risk person.

Who is most at risk from Covid-19?

The Swiss government defines the risk group as people over the age of 65 and those with underlying medical conditions such as the following:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Chronic respiratory diseases
  • Conditions and therapies that weaken the immune system
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure

Additionally, we found that obesity (BMI > 30) is associated with the development of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) , a phenomenon of lung failure which occurs in severely affected Covid-19 patients.

Click the blue button with the title Age distribution of deaths with Covid-19 on the dashboards above to see that most deaths occur in age group 70 and above.