Essential Human Factors for Medical Devices course – 2018

    13th November 2018

    The Essential Human Factors for Medical Devices course will take place in Cambridge on 13th – 15th November 2018. The focus of the course is “Basic techniques & advanced theory for successful FDA submission” but on the second day Richard will spend some time speaking to delegates about the current MHRA guidelines. To find out […]

    Can usability techniques be applied to medical apps?

    17th May 2018

    Richard will be speaking at the monthly Oxford UX meeting on 17 May 2018. In the talk Richard will look at how big pharma are putting great effort into developing apps in the hope that apps can aid patient compliance. However, at present these claims are largely untested. The international standard, IEC 62366, was developed […]

    Formulation and Drug Delivery Congress 2018

    8th May 2018

    Richard will be speaking at 12.20pm on the first day of the Formulation and Drug Delivery Congress in London on 8th and 9th May 2018. He will also chair the Drug Delivery Devices workstream during the morning. The conference will take place at: etc.venues Victoria, One Drummond Gate, Victoria, London SW1V 2QQ. If you would […]

    MedTech Innovation Expo 2018

    25th April 2018

    Medical Device Usability will be at stand D11 at the MedTech Innovation Expo 2018, on 25th and 26th April. The Expo is taking place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK. The organisers are expecting 2500 attendees at the event this year, with 29 seminars and 36 speakers. If you are at the Expo and want […]

    Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) annual conference ‘EHF2018’

    24th April 2018

    Medical Device Usability have been given the opportunity to host a discussion at the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) annual conference ‘EHF2018’ (see event page here) on Tuesday 24th April at 2pm – right in the middle of the conference (See programme here)! We are hosting a discussion that aims to address the […]

    Drug Delivery and Formulation summit, Berlin March 13th

    13th March 2018

    Richard will be talking about Human Factors at the 9th Global Drug Delivery and Formulation summit in Berlin on March 13th. With so much activity around auto-injectors, MDU have commissioned some of their own novel research into the needs of users. Focusing on some of the key ergonomic aspects of design, Richard will be presenting […]

    HF seminar at Management Forum

    27th February 2018

    Richard will be running a one-day Management Forum day on Human Factors, on February 27th in London. The venue is the Rembrandt Hotel, Thurloe Place in London. I am going to be focusing on combination products, and also covering the new draft ANDA guidance from FDA. If anyone is interested to attend I believe there […]

    Essential Human Factors for Medical Devices

    7th November 2017

    MDU are sponsoring the 2017 course on Human Factors for Medical Devices. Run by Bob North and Ron Kaye, this three-day course covers the essential requirements of FDA in relation to Human Factors. Course dates are November 7th to 9th 2017, at the Hilton Hotel in Cambridge UK. In our humble opinion, this is the […]

    Medical Device Usability Annual seminar 2017

    We at Medical Device Usability are delighted to say that we are sponsoring the next three-day human factors seminar, run by Bob North, Ed Israelski and Ron Kaye in Cambridge in November. These dates overlap with our own seminar on November 9th, so we have decided to move the date of our seminar to make […]

    Ergonomics & Human Factors 2017 conference

    25th April 2017

    Medical Device Usability has undertaken some independent research into patient preferences for injection devices intended for use by patients.  Natalie Shortt will be presenting the qualitative findings at this year’s Ergonomics and Human Factors conference hosted and organised by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) on the first day of the conference […]