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PBN: R.I.’s medtech innovators get much-needed support

PBN: R.I.’s medtech innovators get much-needed support

FRESH ideas are at the core of the medical-technology industry, but as Aidan Petrie saw during his tenure as chief innovation officer at Providence-based Ximedica LLC, even the most dazzling concepts are dependent on knowing how to navigate a highly regulated field. Education can mean the difference between an idea that never takes off and…

A Designer's Role: Changing our Healthcare System [Part of Design Week] Event Announcement

The United States’ current healthcare system is in crisis. We spend the most money on healthcare-related expenses of any country. 27 million American citizens either pay out of pocket or have to refuse care because they lack healthcare insurance coverage. There is a disconnect in communication and information sharing across the entire system complicating care for patients and causing physician burnout. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg.