Welcome to Design Science: The Story Behind the New Video

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. Read more

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. Read more

World Arthritis Day (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 of adversity. Read more

Preparing for Emergencies with AED and CPR Training

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. Read more

September is World Alzheimer’s Month (video)

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. Read more

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? Read more

Design Science Attends 4th Annual Human Factors Excellence for Medical Device Design Conference

At the beginning of August, Design Science attended the 4th Annual Human Factors Excellence for Medical Device Design Conference in Minneapolis. Every year this conference attracts human factors and usability practitioners from around the world—ranging from global medical device and pharmaceutical companies to independent human factors engineering firms. Read more

Design Science Implements International Trainee Program

Ever since its foundation almost 30 years ago, Design Science has been conducting studies and research around the word—testing devices, eliciting user needs, and assessing procedures in various countries and cultures to create safer and more efficient medical solutions. Read more

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Could you spot juvenile arthritis if you saw it? Juvenile arthritis, or JA, refers to a collection of pediatric rheumatic diseases as well as autoimmune and inflammatory conditions affecting 1 in 250 children nationally. Read more

World MS Day 2018 (video)

Did you know that 2.3 million people around the globe live with Multiple Sclerosis? Larry and Ziggy are back to celebrate World MS Day and share awareness about this complex nervous system disorder. Read more