7 Practical Tips to Get More Value from Eye Tracking Research

Working on numerous eye tracking studies over the last two years, I feel I have gained the authority to say a word or two on eye tracking research. The research method is critical to our work at Design Science and has found itself to be ever more promising our clients and to us than ever before. Using eye tracking successfully in the field requires both a firm grasp on the theory and practical. Read more

Happy 4th of July 2019

During colonial times, medical practitioners still relied on ancient Greek methods. It was believed that the earth was made up of four basic elements: earth, air, water, and fire. There was also the corresponding belief that the human body was made up of four similar elements or “humors.” These were blood, black bile, yellow bile, and phlegm. Read more

DS Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary at 123 S Broad

In early May 2018, we said goodbye to our Chinatown office, and hello to our beautiful new space on Broad Street. Being in our new office has opened up a lot of opportunities for us to host events, encourage collaboration, and strengthen our tightly knit company culture. Read more

Healthcare Providers: We want your input!

At Design Science our mission is to amplify the needs of users to cultivate advancement in health care technology. That’s why we need your input! We’re looking for medical professionals to participate in simulated studies at Design Science. Help influence how products can be made safer, easier, and better! Read more

What is a Caregiver?

Chronic conditions impact not only the people diagnosed. Diabetes, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and other conditions also change the lives of family and friends. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, “More than 1 and 6 Americans working full-time or part-time report assisting with the care of an elderly or disabled family member, relative, or friend.” Caregivers’ support is immense. They. Read more

HFES Health Care Symposium 2019: A Recap

Two weeks ago, we had the pleasure of attending, exhibiting, and presenting at the 2019 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care in Chicago, Illinois. As a multi-disciplinary team, it’s always fun to check in after a conference to find out what different team members found valuable or inspiring. Here are our takeaways: Read more

Juvenile Arthritis Patients Can Make a Difference

According to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly 300,000 children across the United States are diagnosed with some form of arthritis. For most, this can cause chronic pain and fatigue and often requires frequent treatment. Read more

NARCAN® Nasal Spray makes opioid overdose reversal more accessible to non-medical first responders

Recently, we conducted a technical evaluation for ADAPT Pharma, Inc. In the evaluation we compared two delivery methods for the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone—NARCAN® Nasal Spray and a naloxone prefilled syringe with a nasal atomizer (PFS-NA). We found that the level of task complexity and number of steps within those tasks were substantially greater for PFS-NA than for the nasal. Read more

The Great Paper Plane Contest

What is this about? All attendees at the 2019 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care will be given the chance to turn a flyer into a flier! Design Science is facilitating a paper airplane throwing competition during the 10:30 am sessions on Tuesday, March 26th. Read more

Rare Disease Day 2019

Unusual. Uncommon. Infrequent. What else comes to mind when you hear the word, “rare?” It’s used so often that we can easily forget the significance of something that is scarce or atypical. Today, February 28, 2019, is Rare Disease Day. Although the day itself is infrequent, more people manage rare diseases than you might think. From Hemophilia A and B, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, and Acute. Read more

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