Sometimes the best products are the ones your customers didn't even know they wanted.
This was the question one MD&M West speaker was asked to ponder as he addressed the convergence of consumer and medical technologies, and what that trend means for product design.
New tools have given engineers have the ability to prototype rapidly, cheaply, and often, so how do you resist the urge to iterate endlessly?
Embracing connected technologies and artificial intelligence can help medtech achieve the goals of value-based and consumer-driven care. Still skeptical? Consider this example.
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.