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Buzzband / Radio Powered Band


Imagine weak refugee patients standing in long lines when the weather conditions is not even favorable. So we created a product solution for Rohingya refugee patients called Buzzband, a radio powered solution that could give patients a clear mental model of their place 'in line' for medical care while allowing them to wait where they are most comfortable.
This system has 2 parts:
A reusable wristband that patients wear while they wait for their turn to be treated.
An app designed for tablets that triage nurses uses at check-in and admission.
This efficient product will help in shorter wait times and better survival rates.


Maryland Institute College of Art

Maryland Institute College of Art
San Francisco, United States

Sumangla Bishnoi,
Maryland Institute College of Art

Meb Byrne,
Maryland Institute College of Art

Fangting Gu,
Maryland Institute College of Art

ML Howell,
Maryland Institute College of Art