Empathy Tools; the next step in testing usability?

18th May 2018

Inclusive design in recent years has become more and more popular, due mainly to an increasing aged population and a desire to create a product that is suitable for all. The British Standards Institute defined inclusive design as: “The design of mainstream products and/or services that are accessible to, and usable by, as many people […]

MDU-tested ‘flu test kit goes on sale in Europe

15th May 2018

We received some excellent news last week when one of our clients reported that their ‘flu test kit has received a CE marking and is being sold in Europe. The test kit has also been cleared by the FDA. We carried out the usability validation testing on the kit in July 2017 in London, to […]

FDA new draft guidance: Metered dose and Dry powder inhalers – Quality Considerations

9th May 2018

The FDA have produced a new draft guidance on Metered Dose Inhalers (MDI) and Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI) products, published on the 18th April. See https://bit.ly/2IrNNCl for a copy. Comments and suggestions regarding the draft guidance should be submitted to the FDA by 18th June 2018. If desired electronic comments can be made to https://bit.ly/2KMczvi. It is […]

Usability Testing of Apps and Interfaces, 5 key principles

3rd May 2018

The mHealth global market is currently estimated to be worth $27B and is expected to reach over $111B by the year 2025! Therefore, the number of medical apps and smart-connect devices being released to market will increase vastly over the coming years as healthcare gradually transitions toward a more precision-based model. Personalised medicine will become […]