Medical technology helps doctors do their job. Just as any other device or system, it can facilitate or hinder the work of the clinician, and design plays an important role. Design reflects functionality and functionality is critical to any medical device as it defines not only the relationship between a clinician and their practice, but also with their patient. To help doctors provide better care for their patients, Medacc, a medtech startup from Eindhoven, is placing the patient-technology interaction at the core of design for medical devices.
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