«User-centered design is critical when developing new medical devices to support distance care. Medtech companies are now specifically designing devices for patient use outside of clinical settings. Digital technologies and ingenious benefits for providers and payers have enabled the shift.»

«However, it is imperative to focus on benefits to end-users in the design process. Device creators must consider environmental factors and design for elderly, infirm or inexperienced users. It may also include issues such as increased battery life, fall detection and other risk-mitigating sensors like innovative applications to trigger emergency responses.»

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