It goes without saying that women are anatomically different from men. Health conditions affect women differently and women have different health concerns than men. Because of this, more companies and start-ups are focusing on addressing medical conditions specific to women.
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Understanding the Basics of Adhesives Selecting wearable medical device adhesives requires a solid understanding of the basics of adhesive. Sticking a medical device to skin is not as simple as it sounds. Numerous variables come into play such as the patient’s age, gender, race, diet, activity, skin condition, and climate. Other variables include the stretchability […]
Wearable medical devices are a fast growing market and many companies are rushing to get devices to this rapidly evolving space. Although market advantage is critical for technology based devices, it is more important is to review and address any high risk issues carefully during each step of development to ensure a successful design.
There is no denial that the wearable medical device market is growing extremely fast and companies are rushing to get their device to this fast evolving market. Although timing is critical for technology based devices, what is more important is to review and address any high risk issues carefully during each step of development to […]
Medical device designers and developers have a responsibility to deliver a positive medical experience through the device. We cannot focus solely on fixing the problem efficiently. We need to address the stress, fear, and perhaps embarrassment the patient might feel. This is part of the emotional design.
How to choose colour for your medical device Guessing which colour will be received well by the market is a very risky method for a product that has been thoughtfully developed.You can enhance the success of your medical devices through thoughtful colour design. My first blog discussed the impact of current colour trends in medical device and how […]
Colours make products easier and more intuitive to use Staying with the current colour trends and creating your company’s colour palette can create more acceptance for a medical device as explained in my previous blog. Colour can also enhance usability through organization and eye orientation. The right colours can diminish negative feelings often associated with the […]
For almost a century, green was the colour of hospitals and medical devices. That’s because back in 1914, according to a fascinating story in the Canadian Medical Journal, US surgeon Dr. Harry Sherman found the traditional white background much too bright and glaring under the new electric lighting systems. Reasoning that green was the colour […]