The conceptual Patient Companion has the ability to positively impact a large & diverse user group because it creates a new platform for engagement. The design combines two ubiquitous elements, an overbed table and a touchscreen tablet, to form a single piece of mobile furniture that could be utilized in a wide range of healthcare settings.
The Patient Companion project was initially conceived as a university research project between Clemson and Carleton Universities. Years later it became the non-for profit organization NXT Health based in NYC. My involvement focused on industrial and experience design.
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