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Download the 2021 Event Agenda

Join us online next February as we continue to provide thought-leading and insightful discussions for the medical device community. SDMD is Europe’s only international forum dedicated to medical device software design, regulatory compliance and cybersecurity. Our ...

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SDMD 2020 Attendee List

View a sample of last year's SDMD conference attendees.SDMD is Europe’s only international forum dedicated to medical device software design, regulatory compliance and cybersecurity. We are returning in February to continue to welcome all regulatory, security and design representatives involved in creating a software-based medical device. View the full agenda here >>The event addresses challenges around usability,...

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Taking Innovation to the Next Level: Post Show Report

SDMD 2020 took it's innovative focus to the next level last year, ensuring teams can best achieve regulatory compliance, are protected from cyber threats and are implementing agile methodology into your software, all while embracing cutting edge designs to get your product to market faster and staying ahead of your...

Expert Interviews: Demonstrating Effective Risk Management for Medical Device and Software Development

Ahead of SDMD we caught up with 3 of our speakers to discuss how to demonstrate effective risk management for medical device and software development. In this insightful interview hear from:Ramon Alonso IT Senior Manager Kiro GrifolsCelestina Bianco Quality Assurance and Regulation Affair Director Werfen Clinical Software Harsh Jain Product...

Solutions to Overcome Compliance, Quality and Cost in Software Development for Medical Devices

According to the World Health Organisation, there are approximately 1.5 million medical devices available in the market today, ranging from low-cost devices like the stethoscope to more expensive devices like MRI and chemotherapy machines. With the role of medical devices continuing to advance and its technology becoming more complex, understanding...

Transforming Healthcare with User Experience Design

As the healthcare environment evolves and patient care moves outside the hospital environment, both patients and carers must be able to use increasingly complex medical devices safely. Medical device manufacturers spend millions developing the latest medical technologies, but often neglect to incorporate user experience, human factors and overall usability early...

Ensuring the Security of Systems of Devices

Ensuring the technical security of a connected device now necessitates incorporating cybersecurity in the development process, recategorising device vulnerabilities as patient safety issues and forming a coherent foreseeable risk management strategy. To discuss this topic in more detail, Pharma IQ spoke exclusively to Georg Heidenreich, Director Healthcare IT Standards, Siemens...

Shaping the regulatory landscape for a new generation of devices

New digital elements in medical devices are shaping a modern approach to patient care. These novel elements provide benefits in the form of new market participants, who have in turn brought innovation and new manufacturing processes. Ahead of his participation in the Software Design for Medical Devices Global Forum, we...

Conference Insights

Past Presentation - Microsoft Healthcare: Revolutionising Healthcare with User Experience Design

At SDMD we heard from Moni Wolf, Principal Design Director at Microsoft Healthcare where she delivered a brilliant presentation on 'Transforming healthcare with User Experience (UX) design'Within this presentation Moni explores key topics including:How bad UX can cause real harmTaking it from three to four goals in healthcareTrends in this...

Past Presentation - Philips, Regulatory Awareness: Digital Health & Beyond

Previously at the Software Design for Medical Devices Forum, we were joined by Pat Baird, Global Regulations and Standards for Philips. Within this presentation, they discussed the importance of Regulatory Awareness within Digital Health, the bigger picture of Machine Learning and AI, and the beyond Agile Guidance.Download the presentation here...

Past Presentation - Fresenius Medical Care, Optimising Remote Patient Care: Design Patterns for Remote Patient Monitoring Systems

As part of SDMD 2020, we welcomed critical insights from across the medical device community to ensure that secure, sustainable and user centric. This workshop is aimed to understand the different components of which a typical RPM system is composed of as well as key session objectives including:Framing a regulatory...

Healthcare Software Development: The Inpeco Approach to Agility

At the 2020 Software Design for Medical Devices Forum, we were joined by Giorgia Amabile - Quality & Regulatory Manager and Massimo Panonzini - Software Development Manager from Inpeco. Within this presentation Giorgia and Massimo discussed Continuous Integration and Testing in Healthcare Software Development and Inpeco's approach to Agility.Download the...