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Applying HFE expertise early in the medical product development process
UL's experts cover the overwhelming benefits of conducting early user research to establish user needs and preferences, leading to results that can
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Designing safe and effective instructional materials for medical devices
Designers from our Human Factors Research & Design (HFR&D) team share tips and insights about best practices and processes for instructional
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Medical Device Regulatory Market Access in Times of a National Emergency
Hosted by the University of Illinois, this special webinar was developed to explain what non-medical manufacturers need to know to help alleviate
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Residual risk analysis white paper
Residual risk analysis of user interaction problems
Residual risk analysis is a process whereby medical device and IVD manufacturers can integrate observed use errors into their design considerations
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Developing Effective Training to Enhance and Support Internal HFE Resources
Learn about principles for developing training and resources to support the effective application of human factors engineering (HFE) to medical
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Combination products use errors white paper
Combination products: common use errors and design considerations
Combination products, such as injection devices, inhalers, nebulizers, and drug patches, are increasingly being used by laypeople for self-
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Usability testing of medical technology
Usability testing is necessary to establish that a device can be used safely and effectively, but it can also assess how easy and appealing it is to
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Meeting FDA expectations for human factors engineering activities
Meeting FDA expectations for human factors engineering activities
Meeting FDA expectations for human factors engineering activities FDA has provided industry with guidance on how to apply human factors engineering (
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Conceptual design of a product’s user interface
There is no one best prescription for conceptual design. Ask a dozen user interface designers about the purpose, process, and outcome of a conceptual
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