Applying Agile Software Principles to the Medical Device Life Cycle
November 9, 2015 - Varun Pandit, Program Manager; and Lao Thao, Software Engineer II
Incorporating Agile principles to specific aspects of the V-model is part of Minnetronix’ overall commitment to continuous improvement and best practices.
Characteristics of Good Requirements
November 4, 2015 - Rebecca Haag, Systems Engineer II ; and Gary Seim, Principal Systems Engineer, Retired
When designing medical devices, overall project success is typically measured using a combination of three metrics - whether the project was 1) completed on time; 2) on budget; and 3) delivered the expected result.
Justification for the Queue-Based Task Model
October 27, 2015 - Dennis Miller, Principal Software Engineer
Minnetronix has special technology expertise in embedded, safety-critical medical software and real-time operating systems. For new embedded software designs, we typically use a queue-based task model (QBTM) for best results.
Removing the Tether: Improving the Patient’s Quality of Life with a VAD
June 1, 2015 - Lori Lucke, Systems Engineering Fellow; and Vlad Bluvshtein, Senior Electrical Engineer
The growing patient population with advanced heart failure - and the limited number of donor organs - has stimulated the use of ventricular assist devices (VADs).
Bridging the Innovation Gap
June 1, 2015 - Rich Nazarian President and CEO Minnetronix, Inc.
The medical device business landscape is changing rapidly in response to a wide range of socioeconomic and government pressures.