30/50 NEW JERSEY

Gamify Cure

To cure people suffering from gambling addiction New Jersey’s ambulatory health care services industry teamed up with interaction designers familiar with gambling. The invention of the Playful Medication Bandit, should motivate gambling addicts to take the newly developed medication. The mechanism is simple: If you solve the game, you can take the medication. At the same time you get rewarded with coins of a digital currency, your participation rate is shared with other users. The incentive has worked well, more and more addicted players are participating in the program.
Year

2092

State

New Jersey (NJ)

Largest Industry (in 2010)

Ambulatory Health Care Services

Legacy Industry (known for)

Gambling

Mission Cover Name

Violet

Invention

Playful Medication Banidt

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