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BSI White Paper on Human Factors & Usability

Blog focus BSI’s 7th in a series of White Papers for Medical Device, on  Human Factors & Usability Engineering

White Paper on The growing role of human factors and usability engineering for medical devices

This white paper is on “The growing role of human factors and usability engineering for medical devices”and is focused on “…applying knowledge of human capabilities and limitations Human Factors and Usability Engineering (HF/UE) contributes to the design of intuitive displays, controls, and other interfaces that substantially reduce the risk of user error.”  It is written by Bob North, Human Centered Strategies.

I have the distinct pleasure and honor of assisting BSI review this white paper as a member of the BSI Medical Devices White Paper Advisory Panel for this series of white papers.

White Paper Series 

This is the last planned white paper in this series of white papers.  BSI said of the series that “…we are…producing a series of medical devices white papers. These will keep you up to date with regulations, developments and help you prepare for changes within your industry.”

The other white papers in the series you may be interested in reading, as they are very timely and current, are below:

  • Negotiating the innovation and regulatory conundrum
  • Engaging stakeholders in the home medical device market
  • What you need to know about the FDA’s UDI system final rule
  • Effective post-market surveillance; Understanding and conducting vigilance and post-market clinical follow-up
  • The proposed EU regulations for medical and in vitro diagnostic devices: An overview of the likely outcomes and consequences for the market
  • Generating clinical evaluation reports: A guide to effectively analysing medical device safety and performance

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If you need help with your EU CE Mark Medical Device Directive or IVD Directive Technical Files or Design Dossiers or preparing for your Notified Body Audit, email Leo Eisner directly at Leo at EisnerSafety dot com, or call Leo at +1-(503)-244-6151. He is the Principal Consultant of Eisner Safety Consultants (bit.ly/EisnerSafetyConsultants).