• Reflections on Human Factors Programs During COVID-19

    2020 was a challenging year for so many around the world, and medical device and pharmaceutical companies were no exception. The needs these companies fill aren’t going away just because COVID-19 showed up. In fact, if the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that the life-altering and life-saving therapies and products they develop are needed […]

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  • Frontline Workers Are the Real Heroes

    Human Factors MD would like to give a big shout out and thanks to all of the frontline workers that are facing this global pandemic. They are selflessly placing themselves in the path of this rapidly changing virus on a daily basis. It’s hard to express how thankful we are for their tireless dedication.   Even […]

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  • Christina Mendat, PhD Speaks at DIA Conference

    Last month, Christina Mendat, PhD, Managing Director for Human Factors MD, was an invited speaker at the annual DIA Combination Products Conference. This virtual event took place on October 15th and 16th and included professionals from regulatory agencies, pharmaceutical companies, and consultancies from around the world.  Christina participated in the Panel Discussion on Human Factors […]

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  • Next week, Christina Mendat, PhD and Liz Mauer, MHCI, will be attending the 2020 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care on behalf of our company. The symposium will take place between March 8 – 11 at the West Harbour Castle in Toronto. There are a few events that we are glad […]

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  • Human Factors MD Attends JDRF 2020 TypeOneNation Summit

    By Marissa Karagiannis, BA Human Factors MD attended the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) 2020 TypeOneNation Summit in Charlotte, NC in January.  The conference connected patients living with diabetes and their families and provided educational and fun resources to adults and children in the community. There were a variety of events such as cooking demonstrations, […]

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  • Kathy King Joins Human Factors MD

    Human Factors MD is pleased to announce that Kathy King has joined the company as a Research Associate. Kathy brings a diverse background to our company. She has over a decade of experience conducting cognitive psychology research as well as teaching psychology at the college level, including research design courses. Kathy started her human factors […]

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  • Tim Reeves Interviewed for AAMI News

    Tim Reeves, Senior Technical Director and Founder of Human Factors MD, was interviewed for the article “What Does It Mean to Design for Failure?” in the October 2019 issue of AAMI News. He provides his thoughts on the importance of understanding how design failures can negatively impact medical device use and why manufacturers should consider […]

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  • Applied Human Factors in Medical Device Design

    Human Factors MD is pleased to have contributed to a new book covering the application of human factors to medical device design. Tim, Christina, Eric and Liz authored chapters on Root Cause Analysis and Human Factors Validation Testing of Combination Products. Our Root Cause Analysis chapter outlines a framework for understanding the causes of errors […]

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  • Corinna Proctor Joins Human Factors MD

    Human Factors MD is pleased to announce that Corinna Proctor has joined the company as a Technical Director. Corinna has nearly 20 years of experience employed in the field of Human Factors. She has worked in a variety of domains including medical hardware, health IT, and consumer / commercial IT product development. She has expertise […]

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  • Liz Mauer Joins Human Factors MD

    Human Factors MD is pleased to announce that Liz Mauer has joined the company as a Senior Consultant. Liz has over 15 years of diverse experience in human factors research, design, and testing. She has particular expertise in planning, conducting, and analyzing findings from user research studies and translating those findings into directions for useful, […]

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