A two-year study comparing Firefly phototherapy treatment to standard single-sided phototherapy devices showed an increase in the hourly rate of bilirubin reduction by 54%, and a reduction in newborn treatment time by 21%. Firefly’s faster treatment saves hospital costs and allows babies to go home with their parents that much earlier.
Over Independence Day weekend, Design that Matters moved from Salem, Massachusetts to a new 2,300 sq-ft studio in Redmond, Washington. Here’s a quick summary of our office-space odyssey and the lessons we’ve learned about the qualities of a great design studio.
The van Otterloo family are among the earliest supporters of DtM's work and mission. We will work together to develop a robust and affordable medical device to prevent newborn hypothermia in low-resource hospitals, refugee camps and displaced persons settlements.
We’ve learned that in addition to a well-posed problem, effective collaboration requires the elimination of “nuisance distance”. What can you do to reduce the nuisance distance between you and your most important partners, and what incentives can you provide to get them to cross the nuisance distance you can’t eliminate?
DtM is again partnering with the Olin Affordable Design and Entrepreneurship program. Meet our team of superstar engineers and business students who are diving into Otter manufacturing and regulatory compliance.