HSD recently shared an article posted on MDDI discussing the “Chicken and Egg” Problem in developing product requirement documents for fist of kind products. The article goes into detail on the importance of understanding the value proposition of new products by utilizing the lean start up methodology and the FDA waterfall.
Best of luck to Mike Quinn, our Director of Mechanical Engineering who is going for the Ironman this Saturday!
Join HSD at the 2015 IDSA Medical Conference where Tor Alden of HSD will discuss his experiences and discovery challenges regarding the front end development of first of a kind medical products and how there is a need for increased collaboration in the design of complex systems in the medical and lifescience device development. The ability to capture user needs and balance them with technical requirements runs concurrently with the development of the requirement documents. For more information on the conference go to the IDSA Medical conference.
HS Design has teamed up with BioTrak Health to develop the Halo™ body worn device that helps eliminate chronic tension headaches, migraines and TMJ without the use of drugs. It integrates with smartphones to personalize biofeedback therapy in the comfort of your own home. The haptic feedback allows users to realize when they have excessive tension, provides monitoring and coaches users through relaxation training exercises. Check out halocalm.com for more information and pre-ordernig.
EMIT HypothermX™ HX100 intravenous Blood & Fluid Warmer is a patent protected portable fluid warming device designed to warm intravenous fluids, blood or blood products infused into a patient to prevent or treat trauma, environmental, procedure related and/or induced hypothermia. Heating is accomplished via a flameless hydrocarbon combustion process fueled with a isobutane/propane mixture.
HypothermX™ HX100 is the first truly light weight (< 3.0 lbs), portable, long-term (>4 hours continuous use) solution to offer actual therapeutic warming in the field for injured patients. HypothermX™ HX100 is capable of warming up to 5 liters of saline introduced at 15° C and 15 units of packed red blood cells introduced at 5° C to 38° C ± 3° C with an infusion rate between 50 ml/min and 200 ml/min and ambient conditions between 0° C and 40° C. The system has numerous safety features and provides the user with the ability to temporarily silence alarms based on operational needs.