One click to save a life: Lumify is the world's first app-based ultrasound solution, a mobile solution made for clinicians who seek simple yes-no answers during patient screening.
Lumify transforms any compatible smart device into a high quality ultrasound system, enabling speedy assessments, access to patient information, and sharing of images, video and notes. The design takes its cues from the simplicity of today's photo apps to familiarize users and get quick diagnostic answers right from the start. Lumify provides an entire ecosystem of ultrasound Apps and transducers, web portal, e-store, and workflow accessories for a total experience designed to provide clinicians with clinical insights, ongoing support, and the tools they need for diagnosis and collaboration.
The design brief:
Design a mobile ultrasound experience for clinical users that need to make quick assessments. Make it feel "light" and "approachable".
The design challenge:
To bring an entire ecosystem and medical device to market in 12 month whilst typically the development time for a medical system is about 36 month.
The User Insights:
User testing in selected hospitals to gain insight into clinical needs. Co creation with users on selected beta testing sites to validate early assumptions and design directions.
ER Physicians: Need a simple screening tool and make quick assessments.
Private Office Physician: Need patients to feel taken care of and ability to run an ultrasound exam from start to finish.
C Suite: Need to increase patient satisfaction and care. Reduce cost.
How was it developed?
The product solution was developed in an agile development environment. Close collaboration of stakeholders in design, R&D, marketing, service, and business. Accelerated development using rapid prototyping methods to iterate and refine product.
Lumify is a mobile ultrasound solution made for clinicians who seek simple yes no answers during patient screening, i.e., in the Emergency Room- "is there internal bleeding , yes or no?". It makes ultrasound available almost anywhere and enables physicians to get a faster diagnosis, make quicker decisions, and deliver care wherever it is needed.
The Lumify App transforms any compatible smart device into a high quality ultrasound system. It enables speedy assessments, allows to connect to patient information, and share images, video, and notes with colleagues. The design takes its cues from the simplicity of today's photo apps to make users feel familiar with Lumify and get quick diagnostic answers right from the start.
Lumify provides an entire ecosystem of ultrasound Apps and transducers, web portal, e-store, and workflow accessories. It's a total experience designed to provide clinicians with clinical insights, ongoing support, and the tools they need for diagnosis and collaboration.
Lumify offers a subscription based service to reduce the upfront investment and to make high quality ultrasound available for more physicians and hospitals than ever before. Just download the Lumify App, plug in the transducer, and start scanning!
· First of its kind eco system with ultrasound App for smart devices.
· Intuitive and easy to use app interface designed for fast assessments.
· Total mobile ultrasound service including: Ultrasound hardware, imaging app, website including e-commerce and portal functionality, packaging, and workflow accessories.
Target groups and benefit:
In the first release the product is targeting physicians in acute care, internal medicine, musculoskeletal, and office practice. A highly mobile ultrasound solution that is fast, easy to use, and available at a low cost.
Expected business benefit/result:
The intention is to shape a new market for ultrasound introducing the ecosystem approach and subscription model. The expectation is that more hospitals and clinical users will be able to purchase and use ultrasound.
Lumify reduces the amount of hardware and recycling needed compared to traditional ultrasound devices. Packaging and print collateral made with eco-friendly materials.
Reason to submit:
First of its kind app based ultrasound solution that will revolutionize the way ultrasound is used in a wide range of clinical settings. "One click to save a life"