The Maker Movement, the 21st century's upgrade of do-it-yourself that includes 3D printers and "the Internet of Things," is showing up in hospitals in interesting ways. Clinical teams confronted with a nagging issue on the wards can work together to design and prototype physical-product solutions. Two Beth Israel Deaconess hospitalists talk about the Maker Movement, and how they've turned it into a team-based, near real-time collaborative process for addressing quality improvement challenges.
VIDEO: The Maker Movement and Hospital Medicine
The Hospitalist. 2016 July;2016(7)
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