Development
May 16, 2017
Medical device designers should consider including packaging in their human factors studies.     Stephen Wilcox Human factors studies are...
Jan 09, 2017
Specialists use market research and color psychology to help companies successfully use color as a powerful design tool. That research can be applied to create...
Dec 15, 2016
Here's how to make health applications meaningful to patients and providers. Dave Giles Advances in sensors, smartphones, communications, and analytics give...
Dec 14, 2016
A GE Healthcare executive offers practical advice on balancing patient safety, security, and usability for connected medical devices, including what to know...
Nov 18, 2016
A new process for creating instructions for use for medical devices cuts down on the time-consuming and costly steps of the cycle by asking end users for more...
Nov 15, 2016
Harvard researcher Conor Walsh—a 2016 Rolex Award Laureate—discusses his team's development of a soft, wearable exosuit for people with physical impairments....
Nov 14, 2016
A pilot project focused on Parkinson's disease will use patient preference and risk tolerance to set statistical significance levels in clinical trial design....
Nov 03, 2016
An expert details the Critical Feature Confirmation (CFC) process, which enables non-experts to offer input on a new medical device design without determining...
Nov 02, 2016
Designing and testing devices using 3-D physical simulation is a key part of developing a commercial product. Steve Levine The Living Heart Project enables...
Nov 01, 2016
There is still hope for device-based treatments for drug-resistant hypertension. Here, a few of the approaches being pursued and the lessons learned from the...