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When Industrial Designer Ayan Bhandari set out to compete in the Global Health Track at MIT’s Grand Hack 2015: Hacking Medicine event, he had no idea how much the industrial design experience and user advocacy that he employs daily at Ximedica would assist his efforts.

What is an interaction designer? How does this role relate to medical? Read on...

Earlier this week, Ximedica's Vice President of Business Development, Juli Denny attended and exhibited at the MobCon Digital Health Conference in Minneapolis, MN. As the Business Development point person for our Twin Cities office, Juli was interviewed by KSTP Channel 5's Health Expert, Archelle Georgiou, MD about the services offered by Ximedica as well as some of the innovative new technologies we're currently developing in-house. Watch the whole video below to learn more about the MobCon event, or skip to 1:27 to see Juli's segment.

During a week in China conducting in-home interviews to better understand use environments for medical devices I was struck, like others before me, by the contrast between the grime outside the homes and their immaculate interiors.

Thinking outside of the box – or literally, outside of the product itself – has helped recent innovators discover expanded navigation solutions for otherwise tiny devices.

Watch interview between Aidan Petrie, Chief Innovation Officer, and Tim Reha at CES 2015 in Las Vegas.

The med tech industry is in in a period of massive change driven by several significant forces; the need to cut cost, the rise of a connected and informed patient population and a significant lag in technology adoption.

The Ximedica Technology Forum: A collective enterprise to share, disseminate and discuss new technologies, gadgets and innovations that have recently come into the public domain. One of the greatest advances in heath care today is inarguably attributed to the advances in sensor technologies. With the innumerable pros, e.g. patient compliance and empowerment towards more proactive care, the ability to monitor effects of say drug therapy there are also the cons, too much data, integration and cost. Therefore success is achieved when the following requirements are satisfied: wearability, reliability, security and interoperability. Trending now...

The Ximedica Technology Forum: A collective enterprise to share, disseminate and discuss new technologies, gadgets and innovations that have recently come into the public domain. As the world of health care continues to evolve, innovations in nonwoven materials are offering major solutions to problems we didn’t even know we had. Ranging from sensor laden-films to liquid battery components, the innovations coming out of colleges and universities around the world are providing endless opportunity for medical devices. Trending now…

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