To market any type of product successfully, it’s important to identify how people will use it and what difference it will make in their lives. Put simply: You must understand your end users’ needs. If you don’t consider user needs during product development, your product is unlikely to appeal to the very audience you created it for.
To avoid common design decision pitfalls and safeguard your medical device’s usability, read this whitepaper. You’ll learn how to prevent the four biggest missteps in the first place and see how MindFlow Design’s process is structured to help you even further.
The success of home health products can be measured in much the same way as any other medical device: How well does the product work? To what extent does it improve health outcomes? How are sales? But, unlike medical devices for clinical settings, home health products must also succeed in another category. These devices must facilitate patient compliance.
Medical devices are increasingly built around software. Of course, almost any medical device with a battery or power cord has a software component of some kind. But as more and more tech companies enter the medical space, the role of software in medical devices is changing. Today, it’s more common than ever for software to comprise a medical device’s core offering. In fact, the FDA now recognizes some software as a medical device all on its own, without any physical components involved.
Even though the risk management process is continuous, you can break it down into steps to make it more manageable for you and your team. Let’s explore the steps that should happen after you’ve determined the hazards associated with your forthcoming product.
Each of these 3 stages is important — and has its experts. The middle stage, developing the core technology, involves proving the science is feasible before investing substantial resources on the path to commercialization. This vital process ensures you don’t waste time and money on an unfeasible medical device.
No matter what stage of development your medical product is in, Mindflow can help.
MindFlow Design is a leading medical product development firm for Medical, Life Sciences, and Consumer Health Companies and is based in Carlsbad, CA. We aspire to introduce powerful, intuitive healthcare technologies to the world.