Develop an innovative product line that enhanced provider-to-patient communication, supported technology, and was adaptable to a variety of medical settings.
DISHER researchers analyzed industry trends and UX data through user surveys, exam room visits, interviews, and online research. The top criteria were categorized and analyzed, product requirements were validated, and new opportunities identified.
DISHER hosted many rounds of Whiteboard Workshop events with the customer to brainstorm, sketch, and design possibilities. The ergonomic, communication, space, and adaptive requirements were concepted. User feedback on the concepts was gathered and analyzed.
DISHER developed works-like and looks-like prototypes for the mobile tables and docking solutions. The prototypes used true-to-process parts and height-adjustable actuators from customer suppliers. DISHER assessed manufacturing feasibility and cost targets.
The product was initially showcased at NeoCon. It won the Nightingale Gold Award in the Furniture: Clinician Support category at the 2017 Healthcare Design Conference.