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10 Ways to Design Error-Resistant Medical Devices

Gia Rozells  (Director of User-Experience Design, Becton Dickinson)

Tim Goldsmith  (Human Factors Engineer & User-Experience Designer, Illumina)

Tressa Daniels  ( Global Director of Human Factors Engineering , Teleflex Inc.)

Location: 210A

Date: Wednesday, February 12

Time: 2:05 pm - 3:00 pm

Track: MD&M Conference: Driving Next-Gen Design & Innovation Strategies

Vault Recording: TBD

The human factors engineering discipline establishes guidelines for good design practices, yet medical devices continue to exhibit numerous basic HF deficiencies that lead to use errors. In this session, you'll hear from 3 medical design experts from distinguished companies about ways to reduce use error in the clinical setting by integrating good human factors practices and user-friendly design into medical devices. Topics will include:

  • When does the designer bare responsibility
  • 10 design practices that help avoid common use errors
  • Interactive examples will allow you to hone your skills at recognizing error-prone areas of your designs

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