The role of experience design in the future medical health device landscape: An opportunity for design research

Gomez, Rafael E. (2015) The role of experience design in the future medical health device landscape: An opportunity for design research. XD: Experience Design Magazine, 2, pp. 7-9.

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Abstract

An overview of the human side of the wearable technology trend in the medical industry. Forecasted as the next wave of technological innovations, wearable and physically embedded medical devices to help manage patients’ health conditions are set to change the healthcare experience for both patients and healthcare providers. The idea here is to pay closer attention to how particular patients experience these devices, so they can be designed with empathy for specific patient needs to maintain optimum health.

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ID Code: 93118
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: This article has been adapted from published
paper Gomez, R., & Harrison, A. (2014). Beyond
Wearables: Experiences and Trends in Design
of Portable Medical Devices. In Design, User
Experience, and Usability. User Experience
Design Practice (pp. 261-272). Springer
International Publishing.
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ISSN: 2203-4536
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 [Please consult the author]
Deposited On: 26 Apr 2016 23:52
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2016 04:11

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