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Newsletter V. 2020 Issue 2

OCT 2020 Newsletter - Medical software challenges and new digital opportunities Some of the most promising innovations in healthcare technology today are based on software development and the digital health sector itself is a large and growing part of the industry (see below).  Software enables many new opportunities in healthcare [...]

By |2020-10-21T12:31:19-07:00October 21st, 2020|News, Newsletters, V2020|0 Comments

Software Testing Is Not Hardware Testing

Best practices for medical device HW testing are not best for SW testing Medical device development teams often ask me for help with software V&V. Even though they have their hardware development under control, these teams keep encountering software testing problems and the corresponding compliance documentation.  Frequently, it’s because their [...]

By |2020-10-21T10:00:27-07:00October 21st, 2020|Software Development, Software Testing|0 Comments

Newsletter V. 2020 Issue 1

The world as we know it is changing. Covid-19 has created huge disruptions and it’s harder than ever for teams to effectively communicate and develop new medical devices. Business collaboration and decision making are increasingly difficult. Fortunately plenty of organizations and companies are broadcasting new tools for collaboration. Maybe you’ve [...]

By |2020-05-20T16:16:37-07:00May 20th, 2020|News, Newsletters, V2020|0 Comments

Looking forward to presenting at MD&M with Roger Tang

The Two Mindsets of Successful Medical Device Development Modern product development teams face increasing challenges in bringing new medical devices to market: greater product complexity, tighter budgets, and more regulatory scrutiny. Agile and Lean practices, properly implemented, can enable medical device companies to accelerate product development, improve product quality, and [...]

By |2020-05-20T10:18:23-07:00February 7th, 2020|Events, News, V2020|0 Comments

Newsletter V. 2019 Issue 4

Medical Device Startups Startups are the heart and blood of the medical device industry. They are driving innovation and making healthcare more effective and more personalized. Because of this, startups are well positioned for an emerging ecosystem of interconnected medical technology and services.  Investors see the enormous opportunities in improving [...]

By |2020-05-20T10:56:17-07:00December 3rd, 2019|News, Newsletters, V2019|0 Comments

How to set up a quality system for a medical startup

(or “achieving compliance without bringing everything to a crawl”) Creating a quality system is fundamental for a medical startup because 1) it’s the law, and 2) it ensures a safe, reliable product. While a good quality system encompasses best practices at a company and makes the most of each employee’s [...]

Invaluable for the team’s success

Aaron is excellent to work with and has been invaluable for the team’s success. His consistently identified issues and provided recommendations for resolving technical, process and regulatory challenges. Aaron is technically competent and is able to lead a cross functional group to resolution. Aaron is who I would call on [...]

By |2019-11-20T12:15:20-08:00October 9th, 2019|News, Regulatory Compliance, V2019|0 Comments

Newsletter V. 2019 Issue 3

Risk Management Risk management plays a central role in medical device development but many medical device professionals I’ve worked with over the years seem to have missed the forest for the trees.  They are more focused on the details of risk management compliance than the central goal of product safety. [...]

By |2019-09-11T13:32:11-07:00September 11th, 2019|Events, News, Newsletters, V2019|0 Comments