Ximedica Adds Interaction Designer to its Stable of Experts
Apr 28, 2015
PROVIDENCE, RI & MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN ( April 28, 2015) – As the use of digitally based technologies for patient/provider interaction has become ubiquitous, Ximedica, provider of comprehensive product development services to leading medical device and healthcare companies has added interactive design capabilities to its service offering.
Says Aidan Petrie, Chief Innovation Officer and Co-Founder, “Interaction design is the bridge between the coded world of technology and the people that have to use it to inform their health. As Ximedica works on novel technologies that are not only completing clinical tasks, diagnostics and therapeutics but are also providing data to any number of stakeholders patient providers, payers and administrators alike acquiring this expertise in-house is essential.”
Jeff McCloud joins Ximedica as an Interaction Designer bringing a rich background in the development of virtual/augmented reality interfaces. Among many projects he is credited with is the design and production of an arthritis simulation glove to enable a better understanding of physical disabilities. He has also spent a significant amount of his career researching and designing a multi-modal interface to help individuals with traumatic brain injuries to drive safely.
The addition of Jeff signifies Ximedica’s ongoing mission to put humans at the center of medtech design. As the confluence of health and technology continues, Ximedica recognizes that technology and innovation must be driven by the user experience and need not the other way around.
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