A Future With Open Source Medical Devices

May 17, 2013

Contrary to popular applying the “open source”  OS model for medical device design can promise to spur innovation and increase patient safety. Medical devices, are a wonder of the modern age. Ranging from defibrillators, that can save the lives of a heart attack victim, to pacemakers and artificial hearts, that keep blood pumping smoothly throughout the body, medical devices have done and will continual do miraculous feats. These devices continue to grow in capabilities, and with that, complexity. More than 50% of the medical…