From December 3rd to 4th, our German employee, David Grosse-Wentrup, joined the Drug/Device Combination Products Summit in Berlin, Germany. Drug and device combination products present new opportunities in drug delivery. Yet, the domain is heavily regulated. Unique challenges stand in the way of effective design control, risk management, and human factors. To better navigate this complex […]
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On November 8, we celebrated World Usability Day by engaging with some excellent design professionals and talking about the apparent discord between user-driven product development and financial influences in the medical world.
Did you know that diabetes is on the rise? The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that the disease now affects 422 million adults around the globe. In the United States, more than 100 million adults live with diabetes or prediabetes, according to a recent report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In October of 2018, Design Science presented at EPIC, the Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference. It’s the foremost organization representing qualitative researchers across healthcare, technology, and design. From around the globe, participants came together in Honolulu to discuss this year’s theme: evidence.
If you work in a field like human factors and usability research, the question “so what do you do for a living?” is rarely simple to answer.
The first week of October, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) International Annual Meeting came to our hometown of Philadelphia! This conference included presentations and events from a variety of human factors domains, such as surface transportation, aviation, and, of course, healthcare.
Managing a chronic condition is life changing not only for the patient, but also for their family, friends, and beyond. As we have built relationships with individuals, groups, and foundations across the country, we have seen the value of being a part of an active community that works together to stay strong in the face […]
Here at Design Science, we strive to promote the highest level of safety when it comes to medical practices, which includes preparing for possible medical emergencies in-house.
Did you know that 5.5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s? They’re just a part of the 44 million people across the world who deal with the debilitating disease.
As a human factors research firm, we understand the importance of gaining insights from real-world users such as patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Who better to speak to the challenges of managing life altering conditions, than those who live with the reality of the condition’s impact day to day?
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