HFES Healthcare Symposium Workshop!

Are you attending the HFES Healthcare Symposium in Toronto this year? What a coincidence, so are we! Design Science will be attending the whole duration of the conference, but something special is happening on March 11th. We will be hosting a workshop: “Instruction Disruption – Blending Design with HF to Create Highly Effective Information for Use”.  This workshop is all about best practices for. Read more

Our Chicago office is Open!

It is official! Design Science has just opened our Chicago office, offering all the same services as our Philadelphia location. Being here will open up so many opportunities for us to take on more studies and projects in the coming year. We hope that our clients and participants will join us in the near year as we embark on this amazing adventure together. We are located just off the Davis Street. Read more

Artwork and Activism: DS Welcomes Rare Disease Activist Max Schill

Did you know that there are over 7,000 rare diseases in the world and 95% of them don’t have treatments? That’s why ten-year-old activist Max Schill is fighting to make sure all patients get the care they need. When he’s not in school or advocating for bills in Congress, Max has another way to help the community: through art. Read more

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

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