Tag: healthcare

Jana Melpolder

Virtual Salon: Open Source and 3D-Printable Medical Equipment Meet Global Shortages

May 14, 2020

Engineers are responding to global supply shortages by crafting open-source and 3D-printable designs for medical equipment. Engineering for Change’s...

Molly Munsell

An obstetric device in development treats postpartum hemorrhage in low-resource medical centers

June 2, 2018

I had the privilege of pitching the obstetric device I’m developing with a team at the University of Michigan...

Rob Goodier

The Hemafuse blood autotransfusion device heads to clinical trials

January 4, 2016

A soup ladle is sometimes the best tool available to recycle a patient’s blood in an emergency or in a...

Jordan Schermerhorn

Using the Ebola Crisis to Inspire Design

November 10, 2014

It may seem implausible now, but someday the news crews will go home. The headlines in the West will...

Rob Goodier

Should We Deskill Technologies?

June 3, 2014

Making HIV tests simple enough for people to do at home seems like a good idea, but complications arise...

Rob Goodier

A home-grown bike business rolls out emergency health care in Uganda

April 20, 2014

Unpaved roads and a lack of vehicles don’t stop bike ambulances and a new pilot program for mobile clinics...

Rob Goodier

RFID cards could streamline rural health care in developing countries

November 7, 2013

A teetering stack of documents on a storage-room shelf can pass for a medical record filing system in some...

Rob Goodier

Ten technologies to manage a crowding world

July 11, 2013

The UN estimates a world population of more than 9 billion by the year 2050. That may sound like...

Mike Mader

Using Low-Cost Communication and Computer Technology to Improve the Quality of Healthcare in Rural Nicaragua

May 9, 2013

About this Webinar: This webinar will focus on the development of a telehealth system to improve the lives of...

Mike Mader

Development of Global Medical Devices: A Responsible Design Approach

March 13, 2013

About this Webinar: Product design processes are a “dime-a-dozen” in the corporate and academic communities. In this populated environment,...


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