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Best Practices for Industrial Design in the Medical Device Space | Post

October 16, 2019- Bartosz Korec is the Lead Industrial Designer at BlackHägen Design, an R&D and HFE consultancy. With close to 20 years of combined consumer and medical design experience, Bartosz has contributed to all phases of product design from observational research, through concept development and testing, to mechanical design for manufacture. Click...


Three Crucial Elements of Conducting International Usability Research by Joe Pratt | Post

October 16, 2019- Joe Pratt is a Certified Human Factors professional and the Lead Human Factors Engineer at BlackHägen Design, an R&D and HFE consultancy. Experienced with devices ranging from respiratory care to interventional cardiology, Joe has contributed to the design of over 150 medical devices through usability research and usability consulting. Click...


2019 BioFlorida Annual Conference | October 20-22, 2019 | Post

October 14, 2019- Sean Hägen is moderating an exciting breakout session!Monday, October 21, 20191.50 pm – 3.15 pm Join the “BIOTRENDS: Expanding Role of Robotics & Simulation” breakout session on Monday, October 21 from 1.50 pm – 3.15 pm. Sean Hägen is moderating! BioFlorida attracts the largest and most prestigious life sciences community...


NEXT Medical Design Deep Dive | October 9-11, 2019 | Post

September 26, 2019- Sean Hägen is teaching a two-part course on Contextual InquiryThursday, October 10, 2019 | 8.00am – 12.00pm | 1.00pm-5.00pm This is a two-part comprehensive course on how to plan, execute, analyze, translate and synthesize Contextual Inquiry (CI) methodologies applied to the healthcare ecosystem. The FDA and IEC have recognized the...


2019 Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care Symposium | Post

March 11, 2019- About the Conference The 2019 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care will take place March 24–27 at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.  The symposium offers cutting-edge presentations, posters, and workshops on emerging issues in health-care human factors and the challenges facing us in the near future. Expand your knowledge of...