Design & Development

Gilero Opens New Design Center in Southern California

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2019 -- Gilero, a contract design, development and manufacturing firm specializing in medical and drug delivery devices, has announced the opening of a new Design Center in Carlsbad, California. The new location serves as Gilero’s second Design Center and will be led by Rob...

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Delivering the Goods: The Evolving World of Combination Products

This is an excerpt from the article Delivering the Goods: The Evolving World of Combination Products, written by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor of Medical Product Outsourcing. The full article can be found here. The drug delivery and combination products market is technically made up of several different...

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Tony Stark, Ironman & Medical Device Design

I always thought that everything I needed to learn I could learn from The Simpson’s but recently I have had to turn to comics and superheroes to learn about designing a battery powered medical device. In this case I’m referring to Ironman. Tony Stark had an electromagnet...

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When Work and Life Cross Paths: Putting Your Best Foot Forward (In Design)

By: Kristin Benokraitis, Director of Quality and Operations at Gilero For the past 12 years I have worked in the medical device industry where I have developed new and exciting products which help to improve patient care, and in many cases, save lives. It’s the kind of...

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The Importance of User Feedback – 3 Misuses of Pen Devices

By: David Orenstein, Product Development Engineer for Gilero It can be difficult sometimes to see the value in usability testing. As devices are developed they seem so simple to the engineering team developing them; or the complexities are so justified it wouldn’t make sense to do it...

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User Research: It Doesn’t Need to be Expensive

By: Thomas Stokes, PhD When it comes right down to it, if you are making medical devices, performing good user research and formative studies in addition to validation studies is the smart choice. User research and formative studies provide valuable insights about users, their tasks, the environment...

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A Case for Placing a Higher Priority on Human Factors in the Medical Device Design Process

I may be a new engineer to the medical device field, but the discussion I’ve observed in the industry over the past few years indicates the landscape is changing quickly. Some examples of recent changes that we’ve already seen include the emergence of digital medicine, robotically assisted...

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