Product Service System Design for Healthcare
First level Specializing Master at Politecnico di Milano
I edition
February 2018

Nowadays, the term Healthcare indicates a process that requires to create a new complex and multifactorial system in which technological factors, organizational, and human dimensions must find a balanced mix to provide safe and high quality care for patients. This also requires clinically effective and well-designed medical devices, as well as effective and reliable healthcare services based upon innovative technologies and systems, and the related organizational models to be implemented.

In the last 20 years the technological development of biomedical devices has reached an enormous progress, in terms of high performance and reliability, and also for safety and quality. Today medicine involves the use of many equipment and devices for the diagnosis, therapy and rehabilitation and to support the correct clinical decision or the best treatment. Healthcare industry is requiring this multidisciplinary approach and know-how.
Professional outcomes
The Specializing Master Product Service System Design for Healthcare aims at providing the students with the fundamentals for designing biomedical devices, starting from the basics of methodologies and technologies for the measurement of physiological signals in clinical and home care applications.
Thanks to the proposed educational activity in the areas of:
  • Research and development,
  • Testing and certification,
  • Regulatory systems and reference models,
  • Marketing and analysis of user needs,
the main career opportunities with a strong orientation to the USER Centred Design and product innovation, process and service with leading-edge technologies, are expected in the following areas:
  • Industrial and Services: for R&D, market analysis and user needs, 
  • Clinical: design and application of systems for diagnosis, cure and theraphy, prevention and rehabilitation,
  • Policy makers and/or policy managers in Healthcare and in technologies for healthcare.
Degree awarded
The Specializing Master grants 62 CFU, equivalent to 62 ECTS. Upon completion, students earn a Politecnico di Milano first-level Specializing Master diploma.

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