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Date of this Version

9-23-2019

Document Type

Book Chapters

Summary

  • Invention is not an innate skill available to only a select few; it can be learned.

  • Defining the need is the first step to determining the solution.

  • A need statement helps define the problem concisely.

  • Need specification is critical to defining the attributes required for device success.

  • Invest in ideas that have the best chance of success by considering the market size, reimbursement pathways, and technology gaps.

  • An algorithmic approach can be used in the stages of invention.

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