Tag Archives: safety

15th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing – MEDICON2019

By | September 26, 2019

Patient empowerment has emerged as a new paradigm that positions the patients at the heart of the health system and encourages them to be actively involved in managing their own healthcare needs. Effective patient empowerment requires a holistic approach, combining multiple dimensions of needs and patient contexts. Medical and Biological Engineering, as well as Computing, are… Read More »

Patient Safety by Open Design

By | May 12, 2018

At the Special Workshop on Patient Safety in Ottawa on 3rd and 4th May, organized under the endorsement of IFMBE, the UBORA coordinator Arti Ahluwalia presented the benefits of open source design of medical devices:  accessibility, sustainability, and improved performance and safety because everyone can review the design dossier. The use of open source approach and… Read More »