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9 Key Questions to Ask a Potential Product Design Partner

When looking for a partner, it's important to remember that not all medical device design experts are created equal. Some may specialize in certain types of products or technologies, while others may have more experience working with small businesses or startups. But how do you know if a product design company is the right fit for your project? We’ve laid out nine key questions to ask to help narrow your search.

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Omcare Medication Dispensing System

Medication Dispensing Systems: How New Innovation is Changing the Way We Approach At-Home Prescriptions

Whether it’s due to the text on a pill bottle being too small to read or a pillbox that’s unnecessarily complicated, studies have shown that 37% of patients don’t take their medications properly. To us, that number is unacceptable. Fortunately, through a rigorous research and design process, many of these existing usability issues and errors can be entirely avoided when interacting with a medication dispensing device.

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Designing a Study: 6 Steps for Preparing Successful MedTech Device Research

Designing a Study: 6 Steps for Preparing Successful MedTech Device Research

Designing a research study for a medical technology device can be an incredibly intimidating process. As one of the first steps in your device design process, it effectively sets the stage for the success of the entire project. That’s not to mention that looming voice in the back of your head reminding you of all the things you need to do to make the FDA happy.

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How to Make the FDA Happy: 7 MedTech Device Design Pro Tips

How to Make the FDA Happy: 7 MedTech Device Design Pro Tips

When it comes to designing medical technology devices, making the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) happy is key. That’s because, if you plan to bring your product to market someday—and I’m sure you do—they’re the final troll under the bridge you’ll need to get past.

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5 Product Design Tips for Managing a Severe Electronics Shortage

5 Product Design Tips for Managing a Severe Electronics Shortage

For product designers, 2021 was a year of supply chain nightmares. Many electronic parts suppliers were completely unable to keep up with demand, leading to significant shortages of multiple components—not just microchips as many news outlets have been quick to report. While these supply chain issues may gradually correct themselves over the next few months or years, as product designers, we don’t exactly have the luxury of sitting around and waiting. We NEED to get our clients’ products into the marketplace as soon as possible!

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The Top 4 Medical Device Trends to Watch for in 2022

The Top 4 Medical Device Trends to Watch for in 2022

As we start fresh on a new calendar once again, it’s only natural to want to look ahead to see what the new year has in store. Particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to keep your finger on the pulse, as it could be the difference between life and death for your medical device business—and the patients that rely on it.

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MD&M East

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