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As healthcare moves toward everyday wellness, new health and wellness solutions will consist of offerings you wouldn’t expect from the current ecosystem. Designing solutions that provide a seamless integration of products and services will entice healthcare consumers.
As product designs and technology continue to advance, consumer-centric care will continue to be delivered faster, in unexpected places, and at previously untenable times of day and night. Coupled with growing expectations from healthcare consumers, companies that can redefine convenience will gain a competitive edge.
Advancements in AI and data analytics technologies, and the healthcare consumer’s increasing interest in tracking and sharing personal data, are paving the way for highly personalized care. To win this race, companies need to deliver deeper, more meaningful personalization.
As the role of patient evolves into one of healthcare consumer, companies need to develop an empathic care product experience beyond better usability. Companies that provide more meaningful connection at an emotional and aspirational level will attract the next generation of healthcare consumers.
Future healthcare products need to be designed to embody a proactive and preventive mindset. This new paradigm is focused on enhancing our well-being and health in all areas of our life, all of the time.
Leadership diversity matters because having different perspectives and experiences drives innovation and helps companies to design better products. This is even more important when it comes to medical devices, where patients’ health and lives are at stake.
Eric Mackey, Delve’s former Director of Industrial Design, and Taylor Cone, Delve’s Head of Innovation Enablement, talk about the roadblocks that prevent organizations from embracing sustainability—and what it would take to effect change.
Patients are becoming empowered consumers of healthcare. They bring to medical devices the high expectations formed from their experiences with highly intuitive consumer products—as well as greater risk.