Director of Human Centered Industrial Design
In his role as director of human centered industrial design (HCID) at Ximedica, Tom Luzow manages the design team across locations. With more than a decade of experience working on healthcare programs for Fortune 500 companies and med-tech startups, he is particularly passionate about disruptive innovation and the ability to define the ideal user experience for novel medical devices, healthcare products and systems.
Lutzow commonly works outside the office with the local design community. He is the past president of IDSA Rhode Island and commonly mentors design-focused startups.
Healthcare Innovation: Design as the User Advocate
Get an insider’s look into Ximedica’s Human Centered Industrial Design (HCID) team as it leads the development of new medical technologies, healthcare products and systems. Tom Lutzow, HCID director, and Ayan Bhandari, HCID senior industrial designer, will share how the team works with interdisciplinary development teams to create successful products that empower users and positively impact the future of healthcare.
They will illustrate the value that design has in the creation of novel medical devices, drug delivery systems and robotic surgical systems—and reveal key moments working to define the ideal user experience to develop meaningful end-user experiences. In addition, you will learn opportunities for motivated designers to break into the healthcare space and create a positive impact on patients, clinicians and the delivery of healthcare.