medical device


  • For medical device makers, it’s best to embrace the FDA regulatory process early as substantial time and effort is needed to prepare for approval. The FDA requires device makers to prove through appropriate testing that use errors are greatly reduced and that a device does not allow use errors to…

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  • In a guest article on Medical Design Technology's website, Dorothy Shamonsky, Director of UX R&D at Boston UX, takes a look at interface and human factors design in medical devices in order to ensure they are safe to use with patients. Read the full article here. 

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  •   In an article published in MassDevice, the online journal of the medical devices industry, we discuss how consumer electronics and medical device development teams have different priorities and require different approaches. Carefully choosing team members not only for relevant…

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  • The medtech industry is among the most traditional. Product development has historically followed a classic, top-down waterfall approach focused squarely on the technology, not the user. Though greater attention is paid to usability these days thanks to FDA guidelines and compliance regulations, …

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  • Boston UX and ICS are exhibiting at DeviceTalks, the educational forum bringing together engineering, product development and commercialization professionals to share the challenges and best practices of getting medical devices to the market. They'll explore the trends and technology…

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  • Innovative cancer-treatment systems. Operating-room environmental control systems. Advanced infusion pumps. Life-critical ventilators. Easy-to-operate automatic external defibrillators. Integrated Computer Solutions (ICS) is pushing the medical device industry forward with high-performance…

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  • Here at ICS we’re excited about how the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the lives of people every day — a topic we’ve been covering from all angles. For instance, my colleague Jeff Tranter described how IoT fits into the Qt ecosystem while Dorothy Shamonsky has written about the design…

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  • For connected IoT devices — including smart home and medical devices — to be truly transformative they need to deliver a well-designed and intuitive user experience. Running. It’s my thing. My favorite form of exercise. A way to clear my head. Usually, running loves me as much as I love it. But…

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  • Consumer electronics and medical device development teams have different priorities. Match your team to your goal. Today’s consumers have high expectations. Not only do they want products that solve their immediate problems, they want new and innovative products that make their lives…

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