2011 Medical Design Excellence Awards Winners

There are many ways to define excellence. In the medical design world, simplicity often rules because it translates into ease of use. The push to simplify has become increasingly important as device manufacturers aim to reach a global market and battle ever-rising healthcare costs. Battery power challenges must be met, software interfaces must be intuitive, and manufacturing costs have to be kept to a minimum. All that, and device designers continually strive to redefine the gold standards of treatment. The winners you'll see in this special section exemplify those aspirations.

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