Henry Ford’s Model G Patient Gown Named Edison Awards Finalist

DETROIT – A new patient gown, developed by Henry Ford Innovation Institute, has been named a 2015 Award Finalist by the Edison Awards™. The new patient gown will be recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 23 in New York.

Called Model G, it will be the first new patient hospital gown designed in nearly a century to blend style and comfort for the patient with essential clinical function needed by the patient’s health care team.

“Our No. 1 goal with this design was fixing the backside of the gown – patients’ biggest complaint – while still allowing the health care team full access to the patient,” says Michael Forbes, a product designer at the Inn