Patients, interacting harmoniously with technology, are at the center of a collaborative network including health care professionals and manufacturers.
The combination of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science – known as “NBIC convergence” – is leading to new advances in the fields of molecular medicine, synthetic biology, personal genomics and service robots.
GE Healthcare’s Global Design team brings together designers and researchers studying innovation, technology and social behavior. The team started out designing medical equipment but then broadened its scope to designing spaces, then patient and medical staff experiences. Interview with Marie Bachoc, Design Thinking Program Manager, GE Healthcare.