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Stratos Spotlight: National Inventor's Day Edition with John Havard, VP of Engineering

Great inventions have revolutionized our lives. Whether life-saving devices or products that have simply made our lives easier, behind every invention is an inventor with a great idea and the courage to make their dream a reality.

John Havard

In recognition of National Inventor’s Day this past weekend, we took a moment to honor the creativity and tenacity of inventors by talking with Stratos Vice President of Engineering, John Havard, about inventing and his favorite inventor. 

 

Five Best Practices for Avoiding Pitfalls in Cloud-Connected Medical Device Systems

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In December I had the opportunity to present at the 2016 BIOMEDevice conference as part of the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) in San Jose. Because of my experience with medical devices and cloud-based software development and many years as a systems and embedded software engineer, the topic chosen was how to address common errors in Cloud-connected medical device systems development.

 

Why Does ISO 13485 Certification Matter?

In today’s medical device industry, it is becoming essential to select product development partners that have ISO 13485 certification. In fact, more and more medical device manufacturers are requiring their suppliers to be ISO 13485 certified.

Assessing Risk – Look Before You Leap

Assessing Risk Through Product DevelopmentIt is hard to avoid uncertainty in product development. Those that are seasoned in bringing products to market know that risk is an inevitable part of the development process. Project risks are lurking around every corner during product development. But don’t let that scare you.

Stratos Included on List of Best Companies to Work For

Stratos is one of Washington's best companies to work for6th Consecutive Year!

Stratos is proud to be included in Seattle Business magazine’s list of the best companies to work for in Washington! The Best Companies to Work For program is Seattle Business magazine’s salute to the Washington companies that are setting the standard for leadership, benefits, work environment, training programs and more.  Stratos is honored to be included on this list for six consecutive years.

 

Product Designer Spotlight: Dustin Lane, Software Engineer

Dustin Lane, Stratos Software EngineerProduct Designer Spotlight is a feature on our blog that highlights our talented team members. This spotlight is on Dustin Lane from our Software Engineering team. Learn more about what gets him out of bed everyday.

Designing Wearables: A Complex Proposition

Complexities of Designing Wearables​The growing market of wearable technologies is attracting a lot of interest in the consumer electronics and digital health arenas. Between tech-savvy consumers who want to more accurately monitor their health and rising healthcare costs, the shift to digital health and wearables is a natural outcome. Expertise and creativity could be the difference between a successful product and one collecting dust on a shelf. Here are some important considerations:

Science, Technology and the Transformation of Healthcare

Leroy Hood Speaking at LSINW 2016Stratos was a proud sponsor of this year's Life Science Innovation Northwest, a conference that brought together over 800 attendees from public and private companies to learn about opportunities for partnerships in the life science sector. 

Lessons Learned from a Digital Health Fast Pitch Showdown

This year’s Life Science innovation Northwest conference included a chance for ten entrepreneurs in the digital health space to give their best “elevator pitch” to a panel of distinguished venture capitalists and leaders in the industry. The participants were vying for a check for $5,000, but they also got the chance to hone their pitches in front of an audience of more than 200 people from the life sciences community and receive constructive feedback from the panel.

Connect with Stratos at LSINW

Life Science Innovation Northwest 2016 ConferenceStratos is a proud sponsor of this year's Life Science Innovation Northwest June 1 and 2 at the Washington State Convention Center.

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