IV Infusion Rate Monitor for Rural Clinics
Beth is an entrepreneur, researcher, and educator, who blends disciplinary perspectives to identify hidden problems and craft innovative solutions. She began her career as a professor in the humanities, studying how diverse communities used used the Internet to organize and enact change. After a decade building prototypes of low-cost medical devices, she launched Shift Labs to build simple, affordable devices to meet growing needs in austere healthcare environments.
In this episode, Beth talks about how designing appropriate, human-centered products opened up new markets she didn’t expect.