Semi-Annual Medical Device Human Factors & Usability Engineering Conference

December 10-11, 2019 | San Diego, CA

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Boston UX Logo

Boston UX designs, develops and productizes intuitive medical devices that advance patient care. We apply Design Thinking best practices to create compelling user experiences and intuitive, highly usable UIs for embedded and connected medical devices and applications. Beyond UX/UI design, we offer custom software development; IEC 62304-compliant medical platform and services; and full, end-to-end product realization.


Toolbox Medical Innovations Logo

Toolbox Medical Innovations is an ISO 13485 certified life science and IVD product development firm and full Clinical Research Organization (CRO). We help our customers turn their technology into user friendly, cost effective and clinically validated commercial products.

Through our Toolboxes, we provide a wide range of services including consumable product design, prototyping, usability testing, manufacturing scale up and clinical research. All of our Tools are specifically tuned to meet the demanding needs of the point of care diagnostic/life science industry. 

The depth and breadth of our expertise and resources in this industry are unrivaled.


UserWise Logo

UserWise is a team of Human Factors Engineers dedicated to designing best-in-class medical products, packaging, and labeling. With experience ranging from home-use injectables and diagnostics to robotic surgery platforms, our consultants successfully navigate the medical device and combination product regulations via usability testing, use-related risk analysis, and compliance documentation.


healthcare human factors logo

Since 2004, Healthcare Human Factors has partnered with our clients to design safe, innovative, and intuitive products and experiences. We have experience with all aspects of usability engineering, from use-related risk analysis to conducting formative and summative testing on technology ranging from combination products to complex devices such as anesthesia machines and radiation therapy systems. Our embedded position within one of the largest academic health centers in the world equips our team of engineers, researchers, designers, and strategists with deep insights into healthcare as we work with manufacturers in the design and evaluation of next-generation technology.

Healthcare Human Factors® is a registered trademark in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Canadian Intellectual Property Office.


Florida Anodize System Technologies logo

Florida Anodize System & Technologies (FAST) is an industry leader in tight-tolerance aluminum anodic coatings for the medical and surgical device industry. Serving Top 30 Global MedTech OEMs for over 20 years, FAST takes pride in its quality-based culture, ethos of putting customer needs first, and recently achieved ISO 13485:2016 certification. It's premier offering, FAST ColourLock™, is available in custom colors, and shades, and does not sacrifice attractiveness for sterilization resiliency and is capable of high-volume, production level application. With an efficient throughput rate and frequent and open communication, FAST works closely with customers to be a highly synchronized global supply partner.


There are a variety of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available for companies wishing to increase their visibility and participation in the program, ranging from keynote speaking opportunities to exhibitor and documentation sponsors. Organizations most suitable for this type of exposure provide services and solutions including:

  • Human Factors Research
  • Human Factors Engineering
  • Device Usability Testing
  • User Research Firms
  • Market Research Firms
  • Design Validation
  • Process Validation
  • Industrial Design
  • Device R&D
  • Regulatory Consultants


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