Thursday, June 12 2014

ArjoHuntleigh wins Medical Design Excellence Award

ArjoHuntleigh’s Carevo shower trolley wins silver in the Rehabilitation and Assistive-Technology Products Category of the 17th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards competition. The prize was announced at the 2014 MDEA Ceremony held Wednesday, June 11, 2014 in conjunction with the MD&M East event at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.

The MDEA is the medtech industry’s premier design competition committed to searching worldwide for the highest caliber finished medical devices, products, systems, or packaging available on the market. The awards program celebrates the achievements of the medical device manufacturers, their suppliers, and the many people behind the scenes—engineers, scientists, designers, and clinicians—who are responsible for the cutting-edge products that are saving lives; improving patient healthcare; and transforming medtech—one innovation at a time.

“The MDEA award is a great acknowledgement of a true team effort and for a product that manifests our belief: innovation with people in mind”, says Urban Orrell, Design & Ergonomic manager.

“It is an honor for my team to receive this prestigious award recognizing all their hard work with the Carevo shower trolley. The award proves that design and a high level of usability go hand in hand”, says Lena Hagman, VP QRM and R&D.

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