With a lot of focus on human factors in healthcare, and an increasing number companies developing devices destined for use outside the hospital, there’s particular interest in the challenges surrounding home healthcare.
While a systems engineering approach will not, in and of itself, resolve all challenges currently faced by the medical device industry, it is the cornerstone and framework for allowing organizations to begin addressing these challenges by adopting a more holistic, efficient and systematic approach to product realization.
There are many manufacturing pitfalls associated with physical architecture, vendor selection, and details like specifying the correct coating on a part – that come with the territory. Address these five themes to avoid problems and achieve your manufacturing goals.
The term “Big Data” is a few years old, but its implications for medical devices is at an inflection point.
This installment covers what’s missing and what pain does it cause. Without systems engineers, what is the impact to project teams and organizations?
The fifth thing we think everyone should know about micro-molding is more of a philosophy than it’s a process. Keep driving!
We continue our discussion on the five key components of micro-molding, with a focus on Prototyping this week (read more articles on Micro-molding here). Here again is another potential barrier you may face when developing parts for micro-molding. Prototyping as you know is a regular part of any design process. There are also many different…
Don’t let material selection keep you from your ideal part design. In some cases, it might just not be a problem at all.
As users in the field are gaining experience with EMR, usability problems have emerged that are a result of the User Interaction design of some of the many EMR software packages currently in use.
When developing the core technology and the surrounding product, the problem is less a matter of which comes first, and more about continually balancing the assumptions we make about each.