• Question: Why do you design medical devices?

    Asked by 459metd43 to Martin on 19 Nov 2015.
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      Martin O'Halloran answered on 19 Nov 2015:

      Hi – good question

      First step is to completely understand the question or problem the doctor has.

      Next come up with a couple of possible solutions.

      Then, pick the best one in terms of performance, cost, simplicity.

      Then build a prototype

      Next test it on a small number of patients to ensure it’s safe and it works.

      Then sell it and make millions! 🙂