As a new editorial contributor to MD+DI, the medtech industry’s top resource for news and analysis, Stuart Karten shares how to design adoptable medical products that will push Connected Health into the mainstream. In his first post Are You Too in Love with Your Technology?, he writes, “Love may be blind, but successful product development requires that you open your eyes wide. A mature product has to have effective technology, but then must move into the next stage—applying technology to the human context.”
We invite you to read Stuart’s first MD+DI article here and join the conversation.
Connected Health—a convergence of digital and medical technologies—is becoming integrated into our phones, our homes, and even our clothing. Karten Design is helping companies navigate the connected health space and develop strategies and products that embrace the consumer movement in healthcare. Every month, Stuart will share his and the Karten Design team’s experience in the Connected Health space. Stay tuned to read Stuart’s take on what is driving the current state of the Connected Health movement, how designers can help the medical industry realize opportunities to improve, and his projections on the future implications of Connected Health for the needs of patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.