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Instructional Materials: The Basis for Safety Between Users and Medical Devices

Instructional Materials: The Basis for Safety Between Users and Medical Devices     In the rapidly advancing world of medical devices, ensuring user safety and optimal performance is paramount. This calls for meticulous attention not only to the design of the devices themselves, but also to the instructional materials that accompany them. The efficacy of these …

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How to Boost Patient Confidence Through Medical Device Design

How to Boost Patient Confidence Through Medical Device Design     Medtech manufacturers are working with a healthcare system in crisis. Providers across the U.S. report unprecedented levels of burnout. And with a nationwide shortage of physicians expected as soon as 2025, it’s an issue that’s likely to worsen. Providers are expected to treat an ever-increasing …

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BlackHägen Design Announces Death of Founder and Human Factors Engineer Sean Hägen

BlackHägen Design Announces Death of Founder and Human Factors Engineer Sean Hägen     With deep sadness we share that Robert Sean Hägen, co-principal, founder and director of research and synthesis at BlackHägen Design passed away on February 25 after a brief illness. Hägen, who was a contributor to Medtech Intelligence, spent 28 years building BlackHägen …

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BlackHägen Design Expands Its MedTech Research and Design Capabilities

BlackHägen Design Expands Its MedTech Research and Design Capabilities     BlackHägen Design, a multidisciplinary, user-research and product design firm, is expanding its staff expertise in the medical device arena in the areas of Industrial and User Experience (UX) Design, Human Factors, Mechanical and Software Engineering. The expansion is in response to new requirements for the …

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