March 22nd, 2016
HSD is excited to have been a participant in the development of the Vectra Whole Body 360, the world’s first 3D whole body imaging solution designed specifically for dermatology. This fully integrated system includes imaging of nearly the entire skin surface in macro quality resolution in a single capture. Currently used at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Princess Alexandra Hospitals, the Vectra WB360 allows clinicians to map, measure, and track pigmented lesions, and record and monitor distributed diseases of the skin. Truly an amazing feat of engineering and design!
February 18th, 2016
Please visit HSD at BIOMEDevice, New England’s premier Design & Manufacturing event.
April 13-14 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
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February 3rd, 2016
HSD is proud to have assisted Mesa in the development of the new DryCal 800 base. Ergonomics, Flexibility with existing equipment and precision where the goals. The DryCal 800 Series combines our Proven DryCal Technology with interchangeable flow cells to offer a broad flow range that fits the needs of users seeking high-precision primary flow standards for lab & industrial process control applications.
December 11th, 2015
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.
October 15th, 2015
Best of luck to Mike Quinn, our Director of Mechanical Engineering who is going for the Ironman this Saturday!
August 26th, 2015
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.
August 13th, 2015
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.
June 26th, 2015
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.
May 4th, 2015
Congratulations Malvern. Malvern Instruments Ltd. expands with the recently acquired GE Healthcare Life Sciences company’s MicroCal microcalorimetry business. Its great to see products getting through to production close to their original concept!
The Isothermal titration microcalorimetry (ITC) is a very important tool in drug discovery as well as for the regulation and study of protein interaction. MicroCal ITC systems determine the heat released or absorbed directly during a biomolecular binding event. This helps obtain a label-free direct measurement of binding affinity and thermodynamics in one experiment. Comprehensive information is offered for studying a wide range of biomolecular interactions.
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May 1st, 2015
HS Design, Inc. is excited to announce it has received recertification from BSI for operating a Quality Management System which complies with ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003.
The recertification verifies that HSD continues to effectively implement all requirements of FM 586115 (ISO 9001:2008): Design and development of industrial and consumer products and FM 582846 (ISO 13485:2003): Design and development of medical devices.
These internationally-recognized certifications are used by service and manufacturing organizations to create a standardized Quality Management System (QMS), which is continuously evaluated to ensure that it conforms to the principles of quality improvement and customer satisfaction.