Natalie Shortt has worked exclusively within usability engineering for medical devices and combination products for over six years and prior to that completed a BSc in Human Factors (Ergonomics) at Loughborough University (UK). Ms Shortt is the principal specialist at Harvey Medical, championing all work related to the regulatory requirements for usability engineering. SaMD is a particular interest for her, recognising the growing number of healthcare software platforms and unique challenges that come with the usability engineering process for software compared with hardware.