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IDSA STL is proud to bring the 2013 3RD Annual Student Bragging Rights Design Competition. The Challenge: Deliver an innovative product to improve accessibility in the workplace. Open to all schools in the Midwest district. Designs will be presented at the 6th annual FUSION Design gallery exhibition as part of the 2013 St. Louis Design Week held this September. Specific dates and location to be announced. Details to be distributed to participating schools.
Every year we see some of the most innovative and thought-provoking products and concepts come out of the IDEA competition crowned as gold winners. These projects always leave us craving more information about the approach, their inspiration and what made them stand out from the other entries each category.
This product line is a suite of five specialized ultrasound tools customized to meet the specific needs of physicians at the point of care. With its highly simplified user interface, clinicians need only manipulate two knobs to get the image they need. Transducers, exam settings, software and algorithms are all customized to the specific clinical application.
Color Guard Mosquito Net is one component of a malaria healthcare system for the Congo River Basin, which consists of a mobile clinic, diagnostic device and mosquito net station, helping healthcare providers fight malaria with early treatment and disease prevention. One of the goals of this design was to empower people to take an active role in their healthcare by creating their own mosquito netting. The Color Guard nets last much longer than standard mosquito nets since the people-safe dye/insecticide used to kill mosquitoes and their eggs can be reapplied every few months.
The 24 Hour Observation Unit at the Detroit Medical Center was developed using an old storage space, which was converted into a modular, prefabricated interior with preinstalled medical gases. The customized headwall solution created will work in other hospitals.
Credits: Facility Engineering & Construction - DMC, Maureen Riley, John Miller, Bill Derwin, American Interiors, Jennifer Henson-Pecic, Linda Buie, Richard Spoutz, DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Hans Wissner and IDSA Corporate Sponsor: Detroit Medical Center Contact: Andree Iffrig: firstname.lastname@example.org