wearable technology

Designing Emotion into MedTech

Designing Emotion into MedTechStratos Project Manager, Lisa Schmalhurst, recently shared some ideas about designing emotion into medtech, "Designing emotion into medical devices is really about fulfilling the user’s medical need in a way that aligns with their personal motivations. It doesn’t have to be a mystical thing to develop a compelling, user-facing medical device. There’s a great example of both sides of this argument in wearables. There are wearables for just about everything these days. Yet, a good number of them are used for two weeks to two months and then relegated to a drawer. Why?"

TEDxTacoma - watch it now!

Sean MacLeod at TEDxTacomaIf you missed Stratos President Sean MacLeod's TEDxTacoma talk last month, check it out! It’s time to disrupt healthcare’s status quo.

Wearable Devices Contributing to the Sounders' Success?

Sounders use Fitness TrackersThe popularity of wearable fitness trackers has brought a lot of attention to the bigger questions of adoption and, more importantly, meaningful application of this technology. Here at Stratos we have given the topic significant thought, taking a closer look back in March of last year.

Digital Health's Rapidly Changing Landscape - Observations from CES

CES 2015Attending CES is an exercise in sensory overload, but it’s also a fantastic place to take the pulse of the rapidly changing landscape of Digital Health. We saw some great innovations this year and we saw some tepid trends as well. Here’s our roundup of the Digital Health Expo show floor:

Proteus Digital Health named among the winners of 2014 by MD+DI Magazine

Proteus Digital Health, along with Edwards Lifesciences and Google, was lauded by MD+DI Magazine for its achievements in 2014. 

Forbes & Stratos: Wearable Technology And Digital Healthcare Strategies

forbes sean macleod

Stratos Product Development President, Sean MacLeod, contributed to an article published in Forbes today.

Who’s Getting into Fitness Wearables? Everyone.

Stratos is pleased to bring you exclusive, on-going content by Heather Thompson, former editor in chief of MD+DI magazine.  With 10 years of experience covering medical technologies and FDA regulations, Heather specializes in delivering the latest trends and news in the medical device industry. 

Life Hack: Medical Wearables at the Point of Care

For wearable medical technologies, the firmware can be the same, but the device interface should be specific to the point of care.

Stratos is pleased to bring you exclusive, on-going content by Heather Thompson, former editor in chief of MD+DI magazine.  With 10 years of experience covering medical technologies and FDA regulations, Heather specializes in delivering the latest trends and news in the medical device industry. 

by Heather Thompson, freelance writer

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