Ensuring the Right Fit: Medical Device Testing and the Human Factor

Evans, Chris
March 2013
Medical Design Technology;Spring Supplement2013, Vol. 17, p2
Trade Publication
In this article, the author focuses on examining and testing the human factor regarding handling of a medical device and improvement of device design to enhance the patient/device relationship. According to him, the delivery system must be easy to use, intuitive, efficient, and effective in the healthcare industry. He adds that human factors engineering, an intact component of a user-centered design process, can help ensure that the delivery system meets all the needs of the end user.


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