Consumer Technology on Parade

Once associated mostly with IV poles and standard-issue hospital gowns, health-related design has entered a new era with creative and functional products that observe, inform, soothe, and connect. A stuffed animal named Chemo Duck helps children with cancer express their emotions; new digital health records give nurses in Rwanda the tools to provide quality care and improve local health systems. A sensor attached to the fingernail tracks ultraviolet radiation exposure while a digital stethoscope combines acoustic and electronic properties to monitor heart health. A novel device helps people with Parkinson's disease manage tremors and innovative healthware restores dignity to patients while helping caregivers streamline treatment processes. Come sample these offerings!

Speakers: John Torres
Festival: Spotlight Health 2018

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