RSS Feed Link

eMed Blog

Human-centered input helps steer design of 'smart' health care devices

Even if the designers of 'smart' health care devices have the technology figured out, they need help in figuring out what matters to the people they hope will use the devices. That means obtaining timely, meaningful input from patients, physicians and other end-users.

[More]
Dan Emerson
on July 16, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Panel weighs challenges of getting patients to use digital devices for health

The new, digital devices designed to gather and transmit real-time patient data have great potential to transform health care. But, to realize that potential, those who engineer and design the devices need to figure out ways to fully engage patients in using them.

[More]
Dan Emerson
on July 15, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
  • 1