Newsletter | May 30, 2019

05.30.19 -- Developing Usability Guidelines For mHealth Applications

Featured Editorial
Developing A Set Of Usability Guidelines For Mobile Health Applications
By Natalie Abts, Genentech

Most mHealth does not have to meet the FDA requirements for application of human factors and usability engineering. Thus – to date -- the processes used to design and assess mHealth have been widely variable and developer dependent.

Industry Insights
The Benefits Of Aqueous Critical Cleaning In Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Article | By Malcolm McLaughlin and Jeff Phillips, Alconox, Inc.

The use of aqueous cleaning in pharmaceutical manufacturing can provide numerous benefits in terms of efficacy, minimal surface contact, reduced residue potential, and easier cleaning validation.

Micro-Molded Optics: Bringing Clarity To Medicine
Article | By Rick Brown, Accumold

Partnering with an experienced micromolder who can offer design input and has advanced equipment and tooling capabilities can help manufacturers create innovative and complex optical-based components for medical instruments.

Understand The Difference Between Sterility Assurance Level And Log Reduction
Article | REVOX Sterilization Solutions

This article discusses the difference between sterility assurance levels and log reduction related to the effectiveness of a sterilization process, and how to use one measurement to calculate the other.

Plan For Success With Sustaining Engineering In Medical Device Development And Manufacturing
Article | KMC Systems

Sustaining engineering enables the developer to plan ahead, getting the development and design of the device done right the first time, and smoothing the transition to manufacturing. KMC's executive director of engineering, Scott Leon, weighs in on the subject.

Using Thermal Imaging For Companion Diagnostics
Application Note | FLIR Systems, Inc - Research & Science

This application note describes how researchers from the clinical research center of Charité Berlin use a thermal imaging camera from FLIR to analyze and objectify the body’s response to various allergens.

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