17 - 20 February, 2020 | Mercure Hotel MOA Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Reports, Presentations, Articles & More | SDMD 2020

Download the 2020 Draft Agenda

We are currently working on the 2020 Agenda. If you would like to get emailed a copy once it's ready please let us know HERE.SDMD is Europe’s only international forum dedicated to medical device software design, regulatory complianc ...

Industry Insights

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...

Advancing Information Security and Privacy: The Key Steps in Applying the ISO 27k Framework

In this exclusive interview Patrick Reichmann, Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Manager at Agfa HealthCare, speaks about the main challenges being faced by companies in regulatory affairs and what he thinks will be the major trends in the regulatory side of medical device software in the next couple of years....

Addressing Cybersecurity Threats in Medical Devices

Medical devices, like other computer systems, are vulnerable to security breaches that potentially impact the safety and effectiveness of the device. Recent security scandals have shown that hackers are increasingly developing new and effective methods of executing cyber attacks on the historically lax security embedded within medical devices. As a...

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SDMD 2020 Business Development Pack

Find information and opportunities available for partnering with the 2020 Software Design for Medical Devices Global Forum.There is a breadth of information including key options we can offer for you, how we can meet your key business goals and much more on our partner's page you can browse here.If you...

Conference Insights

Software Design for Medical Devices 2019 Attendee List

See the currently confirmed accounts and job titles attending the Software Design Medical Devices Global Forum (5-7 February).

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

At SDMD 2019 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...

Managing Product Quality for Software Medical Devices

Check out a presentation from Software Design for Medical Devices 2018 from a speaker returning in 2019 Dr Jan van Moll, Philips Healthcare. The presentation looks at managing quality for Software Medical Devices.