Tag: medical device

Rob Goodier

What’s Good and What’s Possible: Inspired Engineering and Helpful Tips for a Pandemic

March 25, 2020

The world is finding new and inventive ways to employ technology to solve the problems of a pandemic. Around...

Rob Goodier

Three devices in development now could improve health in India

May 17, 2016

Health care and air quality in India and other emerging economies stand to improve in the near future with...

Molly Eckman

The leading-edge tools for low-cost diabetes screening

April 21, 2016

Not too long ago, the health scourges in the developing world were a nearly exclusive club of communicable diseases...

Rob Goodier

The clinical trial conundrum: Why implementation studies, not RCTs, are sometimes best for medical devices

December 9, 2014

By Mary Kate Quinn In a recent post at D-Rev’s site, Randy Schwemmin argues that grants awarded to the global health...

Rob Goodier

Steam cleaning: Nanoparticles and sunlight heat up the sanitation field

August 9, 2013

In the end of the 1994 bomb-on-a-bus blockbuster Speed, Keanu Reeves has an idea for fixing his problem with...

Rob Goodier

A new low-cost device diagnoses HIV in developing countries

February 11, 2013

Results are in from a test run in Rwanda for a simple handheld device that diagnoses HIV and wirelessly...

Rob Goodier

The Wound Pump can triple patients’ healing rate

November 13, 2012

This innovation is one of our Promising Prototypes of IEEE’s Global Humanitarian Technology Conference in Seattle Oct. 30 – Nov...


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