Future of Health: Preliminary Diagnoses For Remote Health Care Workers

Future of Health: Preliminary Diagnoses For Remote Health Care Workers

PSFK speaks with Benedetta Piantella, the designer behind a device that helps health care workers in remote areas provide better care for young children.

Kyle Studstill
  • 13 august 2010

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Device X

As part of the Future of Health report published last week, we interviewed key innovators during our research to illuminate ideas and innovation developing in healthcare.

Device X is a prototype for a patient entry device used by health care workers in Malawi and Uganda. The device offers an efficient way to collect basic vital information and measurements for children to prompt quick preliminary diagnoses of general health and malnutrition. Benedetta Piantella, the principal designer behind the GRND Lab project, shares her insight on the project with us below:

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