Episode: 67. Get involved with design in medicine

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67. Get involved with design in medicine
You use designed objects constantly. Chances are very strong you are using one right now, as you listen to this episode. Have you taken a moment to consider where design in medicine succeeds? And what happens when it fails? If design in medicine and health care doesn’t interest you, you may not have taken long enough to consider how important and far-reaching it is. Devices, systems and processes can all be designed. And too often, they haven’t been well-designed. That leaves a lot of room for physicians—and even medical students—to involve themselves in improving how things work in health care.

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