Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Medical Products: An Opportunity for Designers

An area ripe for designers to make significant contributions is in health care.
Organizations that provide support to the health care industry whether directly or through any aspect that touchs the patient's experience offers tremendous opportunity.

It is easy to find products in this space that have not been touched by a designer, the baby thermometer (above) by Vicks, is an example of one that has. This design allows the care giver to safely and accurately take an infants temper.

FDA Works to Reduce Medical Device Injuries

Trends in Medical Technology

Article GE Medical

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