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Translating “Design Thinking” into Health Technologies: IDEO Case Studies

August 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

- Free

This presentation will introduce the innovative process of “Design Thinking” as it applies to the discovery of unmet clinical needs and to the conceptualization and development of commercial medical technologies. Dr. Azimpour will use case examples from his work at IDEO to illustrate this process.IDEO is a Stanford-born global design company (founded 1978) that has been at the forefront of creating change through design with such innovations as the first commercial mouse for Apple the first portable AED for Philips and the concept of “human-centered design.” As Director of Health Dr. Azimpour guides multidisciplinary teams at IDEO to develop products services and systems for key clients in the health sector from medical device start-ups to global health corporations.Dr. Azimpour’s team’s recent projects span topics of next-generation surgical robotics transcutaneous drug delivery airway management vascular access transcatheter cardiac intervention stroke diabetes heart failure and arrhythmias. 


August 30, 2017
6:00 pm