The Patient Companion had the ability to positively impact a large & diverse user group because it creates a new engagement platform for patients.  The design combines elements such as, a table, touchscreen display and storage, to form a single piece of mobile furniture that could be utilized in a wide range of healthcare settings.  
The Patient Companion was the result of a collaboration between Clemson and Carleton Universities.  Years later the project was resumed by the not-for profit organization NXT Health based in NYC, funded by Dupont and other sponsors.  My involvement focused on industrial and experience design. 
In Collaboration with
The insights revealed that current products often had over-complicated assemblies, that were hard to operate by the patient or staff.  We were fortunate to collaborate with the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System in South Carolina. 
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