UX Best Practices and Challenges in the Medical Industry

Someday a Medical Device May Save Your Life! … Or the Unthinkable, Take Your Life.

In the last 10 years, the healthcare industry has grown exponentially with massive advancements in technology and biomedical research. Most of us have already had a life changing moment where a medical device has saved our life, a family members or a dear friends. However, with more complex technologies clinicians and home based users are challenged in new and profound ways to safely and effectively operate devices. Just one error with a medical device could lead to catastrophic consequences.

In this session, learn what the current state of the medical device industry is and how device manufactures are working to create safer, effective and usable products. Learn about the rapidly rising bar being put in place by the FDA and other governing agencies.

In addition, you will also learn …

  • Why it is so important to continue to grow the contributions of user experience professionals in the medical device industry.
  • What the key standards and processes are that you need to utilize if tomorrow you were tasked to work on a medical device.
  • What are the key challenges that user experience professionals face in the medical device industry.
  • How the consumer industry leads, yet complicates, the medical device industry from a user experience perspective.

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Location: Date: January 22, 2015 Time: 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm photo of Stephanie Seraphina Stephanie Seraphina