This series makes the argument for probability assessments in HFE/UE for medical devices and how to incorporate it into the paradigm.
Companies should not underestimate the importance of investing in user experience design.
Severity of harm is what ultimately matters most in terms of protecting patients from the consequences of use errors.
Conducting usability tests will help manufacturers reduce the risk of harmful use errors and enhance device effectiveness.
When assessing the root cause of a use error, look at the user interface before pointing fingers.