12 - 13 February, 2019 | Meliá, Berlin, Germany

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SDMD 2019 is Europe’s only international forum dedicated to medical device software design and compliance. We are still currently putting together the 2019 agenda, in the meantime, have a look at the draft agenda!

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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 inc ...

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 I ...

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 D ...

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. 

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 t ...

Software Design for Medical Devices - Survey Report 2017

Medical Device companies operating in today’s stringently regulated environment require comprehensive software systems and solutions that deliver robust functionality and support full compliance with regulatory requirements. In the area of software design for medical devices, adherence to the app ...

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 historical ...