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By Design: Ximedica's Aidan Petrie

Published: November 18, 2009 6:00 am ET
Updated: November 18, 2009 12:00 am ET

Changes in how health care is delivered are ratcheting up the importance of industrial design in the process of developing new medical devices, according to Aidan Petrie, co-founder and chief innovation officer for Providence, R.I., design firm Ximedica LLC. Petrie shared his thoughts in a presentation and a follow-up video interview with Plastics News' Editor Robert Grace in Miami at the annual international conference of the International Designers Society of America.

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