Visit HSD at Booth #1470 at MD&M East, the east coast’s largest  Medtech event or attend one of the panels or lectures HSD will be participating in during the event.  HSD’s  designers, engineers, and human factors experts will be on hand throughout the event to talk about our expertise, capabilities, and most recent projects.  MDEA Awards Winners will also be announced on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the 2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards ceremony. The VECTRA WB360, designed and developed by HSD and Canfield Scientific, has been selected as a 2017 finalist in the Radiological, Imaging, and Electromechanical Devices CategoryMD+DI will recognize all of the finalists and announce the Bronze, Silver, and Gold winners in each of the nine medtech categories, as well as present the Readers’ Choice, Best-In-Show, Lifetime Achievement Awards, and more!  RSVP during your MD&M East registration to reserve your ticket.

HSD will be participating in 5 panels and lectures focused on topics like Human Factors, User Research, Interface Design, User Requirements, and Technology Application:

Tuesday’s events are focused on User-Centered Design.

On June 13, HSD’s Principal of HFE/Research Dr. Mary Beth Privitera will be giving opening remarks at 8:25am, followed by her panel: The Gray Zone between Usability and Reprocessing at 9:50am.  The panel will also include speaker John Iannone, Director at Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI) and panelists Noah Gostout, Senior Global Product Manager at Boston Scientific, and Alpa Patel, Senior Scientist at Nelson Labs.

Dr. MB Privitera is also speaking on Tuesday at 1:15pm about Using Anthropometry and BioMechanics to Design Effective User Interfaces.v

Wednesday’s events are focused on Disruptive Design Strategy.

On June 14, HSD’s Principal Tor Alden will be speaking about Research and Lean Startup Methodologies to Uncover User Needs for First-of-Kind and High-Tech Medical Systems at 8:30am followed by his panel: Disrupting the User Interface at 9:10am.  The panel will include Diana Gunnarson, Human Factors at Medtronic, Dan Sterling, President of Sterling Medical Devices, and Timothy Wells, Manager of Industrial Design at Hologic.

Thursday’s event is focused on New Technology and Industrial Design and Engineering Collaboration.

On June 15th, HS Design’s Stephen Simantiras and Robert Boyer will be presenting a Case Study: Seeing into The Future – Integrating New Technology and Methodologies to Design the Canfield Vectra WB360 Imaging System at 9:50am.

About MD&M East

MD&M East – now in its 34th year – is the largest medtech event on the east coast, connecting you with thousands of engineers and executives, as well as hundreds of leading suppliers. Find the medtech solutions, innovations, and inspiration you need to solve your toughest challenges, while staying on top of the latest advancements across the industry. This year the show floor spotlights two industry mega-trends — 3D printing and smart manufacturing — with a dedicated 3D Printing Zone, plus the latest in collaborative robots and robotics on display from the world’s top suppliers. MD&M East is June 13–15, 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY.