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Human Centric Design
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5 Ways to Avoid Device Development Disasters

Posted by Chris McKenzie on Mar 28, 2017

New developments in drug delivery are creating opportunities for device developers. But the rush to market can make it easy to make missteps.

Health Analytics
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Does Value-Based Purchasing Restrict Innovation?

Posted by Battelle Insider on Mar 14, 2017

Interest in and demand for Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) models is growing. But what happens when VBP runs up against innovative treatment options?

Device Security
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Balancing Cybersecurity and Usability in Medical Devices

Posted by Battelle Insider on Mar 8, 2017

In response to security threats, medical device manufacturers have incorporated ways to protect their devices. But how does that impact usability?

Quality Measures
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Using Analytics to Improve Suicide Prevention?

Posted by Darryl W. Roberts on Feb 22, 2017

Suicide statistics tell us things have gotten worse over the last decade. What can we do to make things better for the next decade?

Heart Month
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National Heart Month: Take Charge of Your Heart

Posted by Debbie Kim on Feb 14, 2017

The women of Battelle Healthcare Colloquium joined together on Feb. 3, 2017 to celebrate National Wear Red Day and raise awareness of heart disease.

Improved Understanding
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Managing Impacts of Population Aging

Posted by Gavin W. Hougham on Nov 14, 2016

Population aging will bring many changes. So, what needs to change to care for a growing population of older adults?

Health
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Improving Health Outcomes through Better Data Analysis

Posted by Battelle Staff on Nov 2, 2016

Hospitals and health systems are always looking for ways to enhance patient safety and more accurately target their investment.

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