Support and idea space
The social media space isn't just support space for patients - which is incredible enough - but also "idea" space for medical device manufacturers if they'd only look.
That's what writer Amy Munice, blogger Amy Tenderich of DiabetesMine's Design Challenge, her inspired device designers and I think.
According to Amy Munice, "The foolproof way to get the right mix in social media messaging and pave the path for future patented technology, above all, is to focus on listening...all new product developers tapping into the likes of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn and disease-specific niches in the blogosphere at every stage of medical device development, could well be the harbingers of engineering and design school curricula in the not-so-distant future."
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