Entries by Christina S

DS Attends the Drug/Device Combination Products Summit 2018

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 […]

World Diabetes Day 2018 (video)

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).

EPIC 2018: An Exploration in Advancing Ethnographic Methods

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.

Thanks for Stopping By: A Review of HFES 2018

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.

World Arthritis Day 2018 (video)

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 […]

You have a voice at Design Science!

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?