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By Design: Ximedica's Aidan Petrie

November 18, 2009

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.