Stay safe, stay healthy and if you can, donate!

In addition to staying home there are also more active roles we can play to minimize the effect that COVID-19 has on our community. We at Design Science explored ways to donate blood to assist with the nationwide blood shortage. Blood centers are urging people to donate, and they are taking every precaution to protect their staff and donors from getting sick. Read more

World Kidney Day 2020

When my brother Michael was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease, at age 40, he realized he had to make lifestyle changes to ensure he was around as long as possible for his young family. He must now be vigilant about taking medications that he knows won’t harm his kidneys, work to maintain a healthy weight, and monitor his blood pressure so that he can manage his disease and live a more. Read more

DESIGN + HEALTH CRAWL

In 2020 we are more design literate than ever, taking only moments to identify design in the world around us. It is in front of us at the self-check-out line, flashing above us on the crosswalk, and literally in the palms of our hands. Design influences all aspects of our community to create improved experiences. But how often do you recognize design in the doctor’s office, the hospital, or when. 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

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