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Feb 02, 2016
Instead of blaming users, device makers should consider that errors might be the result of flaws in the system. T. Grant Leffingwell Recent years have seen...
Jan 14, 2016
Leading indicator digital health data can help improve health care delivery, but only if it is used shrewdly at actionable times. John Walmsley In a world...
Jan 11, 2016
Basic ambulances can save your life, solar energy at night can make you money—and what this means for medical device development. Nigel Syrotuck You...
Jan 07, 2016
As a design innovation firm owner, I can say without hesitation that the Medical Design Excellence Award is the single-most prestigious and sought-after...
Dec 11, 2015
Creating a meaningful product requirement that addresses both technical and user needs ultimately leads to a better end product and, in most cases, a quicker...
Dec 09, 2015
How can medical device developers incorporate patient preference information into their device designs and studies? Joel V. Brill, MD, FACP, AGAF Over the...
Dec 03, 2015
Medical device makers should closely evaluate system features and the vendor’s community reach when choosing a 3-D CAD package. John Cioffi Choosing a 3...
Nov 30, 2015
A recent trip to Sweden, a hub of modular design, inspired this engineer to reflect on the pros and cons of modular design for medical devices. Nigel Syrotuck...
Oct 28, 2015
Too many medical device alarms are akin to crying wolf; too few could neglect to alert clinicians of an emergency. Debbie McConnell When designing a system...
Oct 26, 2015
A design expert offers advice on designing "ConsumerMed" products for home use, including important considerations for training, patient input, ease-...