Last week, 15 Syrian children died after receiving measles vaccines. In what appears to have been a medication error, a muscle relaxant was used as the diluent to reconstitute the powder form of the measles vaccine, instead of the normal diluent (probably saline).
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The wearables market got a big jolt this past month with the release of Apple’s new Watch. It’s just called Watch, by the way, not iWatch—because that would be creepy.
Sitting cross-legged on the floor and staring at the textless Ikea instructions in my hands, I wonder how I’m supposed to assemble this entire desk using only an Allen key. I’m no carpenter–how can I possibly be doing this right?
Is the awakening over? Has the medical industry finally come to embrace the benefits of human factors engineering…?
Design Science is happy to announce that we will be participating in the inaugural 2014 IDSA Medical Design Conference, The Usability Ecosystem.
The landscape of the medical device industry is transforming. As the tide of technological change reshapes how people interact with their devices, human factors engineers face the task of evolving with the industry.
What does a user do if his medication is child-proofed, but his illness causes him to have the dexterity of a child?
What was once only known to specialists who created 3D prototypes is now a household name. 3D printers have captured the imagination of manufacturers, makers, the military, artists, and DIYers.
Design Science is so very happy to officially announce the opening of our San Francisco Bay Area office—and we have just retrieved the keys!
At various events this spring, experts discussed the challenges of how to get and use data captured from digital health devices.
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