Hospitals turn to crowdsourcing and 3D printing amid equipment shortages : technology
Our system is pricey, however protected. It’s additionally convoluted and rife with types of nepotism, however that is one other story. They key’s security.
I don’t want to be utilizing a ventilator made by Joel the 3D printing nerd. I need to be utilizing a component that has gone by way of regulatory and oversight rigor to make sure that Joel’s wayward pubic hair will not be in my ventilator.
It wants to get cheaper, for positive, however 3D printing life saving equipment in hospitals won’t ever be a (non pandemic) factor.
If it had been merely about being low-cost, we would have all of our medical components shipped to hospitals through boat from China.