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5th Human Factors & User Experience for Medical Device Design

Engineering Device Safety and Development through Usability Testing and Risk Mitigation

1-2 May 2019
Sheraton La Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Expanding on Effective Use of Risk Assessments to Identify Hazards and Estimate Risk

Establishing an effective risk assessment process is vital to an overall device design. It is critically important for medical device manufacturers to implement a full risk assessment process of a medical device to readily address potential risks and adhere to regulatory standards.

Workshop Moderator: Arlesa Hubbard

Company: Risk Manager at Sanofi

Conference Workshop

The Devil is in the Details: Planning and Managing a successful HF Study

The complexity, planning, and costs to conduct a usability study can be overwhelming and in the rush, several things can be missed. Providing a start to finish overview of critical details that should not be overlooked, as well as key stakeholders is extremely beneficial.

Workshop Moderator: Tiffany McIntire

Company:Human Factors Engineer at Boehringer Ingelheim

Why You Should Attend

5th Human Factors & User Experience for Medical Device Design

This premier marcus evans event will bring together the foremost leaders within the human factors and usability engineering space to identify techniques and strategies for greater usability testing and risk management activities to ensure optimal product safety.

Due to emerging regulatory standards, it is of high importance that human factors are incorporated into the medical device design and development phases throughout the product lifecycle to minimize risk. Manufactures are continuously looking to enhance product design, safety and success while obtaining compliance for great user experience.

Key Topics

  • Streamline strategies for risk management activities to improve overall device design
  • Leverage usability testing early in the product development cycle to ensure a successful validation process
  • Assess existing and forthcoming regulatory impacts to best meet compliance standards
  • Incorporate different technologies, wearables, and mobile devices to enhance the user experience and interface
  • Establish internal alignment between design and human factors teams to improve product development
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Penumbra Inc
    Wipro Technologies
    Fresenius Medical Care
    Elekta Limited
    Covidien Gi Solutions
    Coloplast Corp.
    Suneva Medical Inc.
    Bayer Healthcare
    Halyard Health, Medtronic Inc.
    St. Jude Medical
    GE Healthcare
    Integra Lifesciences
    Intuitive Surgical Inc
    Zimmer Inc.
    Medtronic Neuromodulation
    Cardinal Health
    Merit Medical Systems
    Edwards Lifesciences
    McKesson Corporation and many more!

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    Practical Insights From

    Tressa J. Daniels
    Senior Manager User Experience Design and Human Factors Engineering
    Becton Dickinson

    Jonathan Avedikian
    Staff Human Factors Engineer

    Tiffany McIntire
    Human Factors Engineer
    Boehringer Ingelheim

    Kevin M. Ten Brink
    Manager Human Factors

    Arlesa Hubbard
    Risk Manager

    Sam Psota
    Senior Usability Engineer
    Roche Diagnostics

    Jennifer Donahue
    Staff Human Factors Engineer
    Beckman Coulter

    Caroline Tromer Dragsdahl
    Usability Engineering Lead
    Novo Nordisk A/S

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “Overall great use of two days. I learned many nuanced points on topics I already felt I had a good handle on. New information!”, Medtronic
    • “A great place for HFE technical knowledge exchange. Great for networking with fellow HFE’s.”, Beckman Coulter
    • “Hands down the best group of SMEs in an intimate setting which allows for superb knowledge sharing and thoughtful discussions”, Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.
    • “This is a very informative conference; this was well organized – credit goes to the organizers.”, Alcon Novartis
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Melini Hadjitheori

    PO Box 24797
    CY-1304 Nicosia

    +357 22 849 308
    Fax: +357 22 849 394