A Mayo Clinic engineer describes hard lessons learned from years of new product development.
A company born out of MIT's Little Devices Lab is helping doctors and nurses hack medical devices to make existing technologies better fit their needs.
As drug-delivery devices get smarter, it's time to reconsider the traditional risk-based human factors approach and adopt a more holistic approach to usability when it comes to developing them.
The ideal medical device development team is co-located and multi-disciplined, but that’s not always the reality.
Leveraging design gives medical device companies the ability to gain the upper hand and ultimately develop the next big breakthrough in medical devices.
To succeed as healthcare moves to the home setting, medical device companies must prioritize good design and product usability.
Learn about the analytical human factors techniques that help maximize the likelihood that a medical product will be safe and effective for the intended users, uses, and use environments.
Medical device companies willing to align their research activities with government objectives can enjoy increased product development opportunities and financial returns.
Sonic experiences matter in medical products. By aligning the process of product sound design with medical guidelines for alerts and alarms, medical devices gain a new opportunity to connect more deeply with their users.
Mu Young Lee, director of new product solutions at Varian Medical Systems, details the design behind the company’s recently unveiled radiotherapy system and talks about an industry shift in the approach to cancer treatment technologies.
The Gore Excluder AAA Endoprosthesis, used to seal off abdominal aortic aneurysms, launched in Europe 20 years ago. Find out how the product has evolved over the past two decades.
Here are two technologies that you may not immediately connect with healthcare applications, but that could make a big splash in the upcoming years in medical devices.
Defining and managing feasibility activities to assess the technical and market viability of a product is critical to minimizing future project and product risks.
An engineer at the Mayo Clinic shares the simple process that allows him to successfully generate consensus and align stakeholder objectives during the process of developing proof-of-concept devices.