Goodbye UAE Innovation Month – MBRU Design Lab flashback

In the UAE, February means Innovation. Every year public and private sectors organize events to present their latest innovations to the public. At the MBRU Design Lab supported by Wasl, we usually organize events on-campus, this year was a little … Continued

Latest Design Lab project: Increasing Surgical Safety Checklists’ usability and usefulness

Research outcomes In this study we designed an electronic Surgical Safety Checklist that projects the checklist elements on top of the patient’s surgical drape, while voice commands are used to navigate throughout the checklist. By means of our digital checklist, … Continued

Using Design Thinking to address challenges with organ transplantation in the UAE

As part of the course “Innovation and Technologies for Health Sciences”, first year medical students have started this week to learn how to identify needs and pain points, define a specific problem, find ideas, materialized them and eventually test them. … Continued

Disruption in Healthcare: Tools to Redesign your Business Model

On May 20th, almost 100 physicians, nurses and other medical professionals from around the country/world joined Associate Dean of Innovation and the Future, Professor Homero Rivas and Assistant Professor of Healthcare Innovation and Technologies Dr. Thomas Boillat for their session“Disruption … Continued