One of the goals of good medical device design is to turn a lot of complicated science and engineering into a simple package that’s easy to use and understand. To help achieve this goal, remember that less is more when designing user interfaces, device enclosures, and instructions.
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Observation can be a powerful tool. It allows industrial designers to better understand how a product will be used by different users in different environments. Setting up an observation session can be quite time consuming. Finding the right participants and holding sessions is a lot of work. Here are three tips to make the most […]
Did you know that this year FDA’s Human Factors Premarket Evaluation Team have a priority review hit-list for medical devices? Are you on it, are you ready, and what does it mean? This blog will help you understand what it means for you and your device.
It’s not all about looks Recently a group including engineers, project managers, manufacturing, and QA colleagues discussed the impact of Industrial Design (ID) and Human Factors on medical devices. Although no one from the ID team was able to make the discussion, their cause was well supported. The conversation identified 9 ways good ID impacts medical devices and lots […]