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Shift Labs wants to change how medical devices are made

September 9, 2015

In 2011, Beth Kolko had an epiphany. At the time, she’d been working with a team of researchers on a project that delivered basic ultrasound technology to midwives in Uganda and Kenya. The idea, one of many she worked on as a professor at the Department of Human-Centered Design and Engineering at the University of Washington, was simple: create an easier way to monitor an individual's health. Midwives and nurses could be trained on the system in minutes. This low-cost, easy-to-use device, Kolko thought, was a product worth commercializing.

 

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Shift Labs creates well-designed devices for fast-growing healthcare sectors, everywhere from home health care in the US to clinical care in emerging markets. We emphasize both design and technology to create devices that help a diverse range of healthcare workers to provide better care in more places.

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