Sunday, June 6, 2010

Design of Medical Devices: AAMI/ANSI HE75 Standard Regional Review

JOIN US! For a review and discussion on the newest Human Factors Standard for the design of medical devices.

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What: Design of Medical Devices: AAMI/ANSI HE75 Standard Regional Review
When: Monday June 21, 2010 | 6:30-9:00 (review starts at 7)
Where: Hiemstra Product Development | 334 Brannan St, San Francisco

IDSA members: $15
HFES, AAMI members: $25
Non-members: $35

One copy of the standard will be given away as a door prize thanks to AAMI. ($270 value)

Sponsored by the IDSA Medical Section and IDSA-SF, and hosted by Hiemstra Product Development. The review will be led by Sean H├Ągen, the current Medical Section Chair of the IDSA, and Mary Beth Privitera, Associate Professor and Director of the Medical Device Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Cincinnati. Sean and Mary Beth are on the AAMI Human Factors committee that developed the standard and Mary Beth is a contributing author to HE75. The review’s agenda: an overview of the Standard’s contents and intention for use, three examples of how it could be used, and a Q&A session.

What is the AAMI/ANSI HE 75 standard?
The standard was developed by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) Human Factors committee in cooperation with the FDA; it supplants HE48 which was written in the mid 80s to provide design guidelines for user interface development in medical devices. The standard is a resource for human factors professionals, engineers, and designers and is expected to be incorporated into the design of all medical devices.

Who should attend?
Medical Device Industry Professionals, Industrial Designers, Quality Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Software Engineers, Human Factors Engineers.

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