I recently got interested in this sector after I learned of a story about a young girl dying because of bad UI. After that I learned a lot from the designers in the field.
There are a few companies making some major inroads into this problem:
Nice!! I really wish I could login to Hospital Run's demo..I'd love to make a contribution. Thanks for the links man!
You can, here's a list with login credentials http://hospitalrun.io/demo/
I may be a bit biased, because I worked for these guys out of college, but they were one of the first companies to start developing healthcare software for the iPad.
I work at Vital.co, where we are building an incredible app to make prescriptions more affordable for every USA citizen, insured and uninsured. Every week we face tons of interesting UX challenges to overcome, and it's exciting that nobody has done before what we're doing now.
As it happens, we're currently looking to hire an experienced front-end developer / Angular wizard to help build a beautiful product. If you're interested in making a difference, check us out.
Jawbone, Fitbit & Apple
I would argue that those are just data points