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I just returned from Los Angeles, where I served as a judge for an industry award contest. It wasn't the Oscars.

Instead, 14 other jurors and I were locked in a conference room at the Sheraton at Los Angeles International Airport. Over three days, we carefully and diligently selected the winners of this year's
Full article >>> , for example, to ship an MRI machine.

Complete evaluations are often not possible. This was evident in those products incorporating complex software, whereby an evaluation of all possible bugs and algorithmic scenarios was not feasible. The extensive experience of the judges comes into play and gut feelings - what Malcolm Gladwell calls rapid cognition - also figured into the assessments......

Full article >>> e saw smooth edges that fit better in the hand and attractive packaging that makes it easy to retrieve instruments or devices. We're going to see more of those in hospitals. That's a good thing.

Back to the basics

In line with the increasing emphasis on design, we observed some of the best products leveraging very basic geometrical and technical elements. While nobody gets......

Full article >>> rer because such standards often do not yet exist, those systems that at least made an attempt at a more open platform framework were considered to be less functionally limited. Open standards for healthcare IT will no doubt increasingly be the case in the future.

Companies that wish to design successful devices should keep this in mind.

Simplicity rules

While ele......

Full article >>> e element helped to minimize or even eliminate errors scored very highly among the judges.

On the other hand, devices that piled on additional functionality sometimes raised safety concerns as additional and more complex functions provided more opportunity for error.

Despite all the innovation we've seen, the medical device industry is fundamentally quite conservative.

T......

Full article >>> enough? Did it have a potential safety flaw? Was it functionally limited because it was too proprietary?

Although I don't mean to be glib or platitudinous, I would hope that such industry awards (this includes the Oscars) are more than just about winners and losers, but about the entire industry engaging in continuous learning. An industry that doesn't learn will ultimately fail, and in ......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Ogan Gurel 02/20/07


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