All posts by: Hannah Brookhart

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Veterans Day

Sunday, November 11th, 2018 Originally called Armistice Day, commemorating the signing of the agreement that ended World War I at 11:00 A.M., November 11, 1918, this federal holiday was changed to Veterans Day in 1954. At that time, it became a day to honor all the men and women who have served in the armed … Continue reading

November 12, 2018 Newsletter

Acertara Upgrades to ISO 13485:2016 Certification

  LONGMONT, CO October 8, 2018.  Acertara, a privately-held ultrasound engineering, test product development and advanced probe repair company, announced that it has achieved ISO 13485:2016 certification for Medical Device and Quality Management Systems, upgraded from the ISO 13485:2003 certificate.   This certification closely aligns with FDA regulatory guidelines and is an international standard that outlines … Continue reading

October 9, 2018 Uncategorized

Darn – I Don’t Like the Green Ones

The Changing Competitive Landscape G. Wayne Moore, B.Sc., MBA, FASE 10/09/18 Why does one gigantic OEM company buy another gigantic OEM company, why do hospitals buy other hospitals, why do hospital systems buy other hospital systems, why does one huge healthcare technology management company buy another huge healthcare technology management company, why do private equity … Continue reading

October 8, 2018 Newsletter

Twenty Years of Probe Repair

Lessons Learned G. Wayne Moore, B.Sc., MBA, FASE 9/11/18 Twenty years ago, the company I founded, Sonora Medical Systems, was focused on creating both the technology and processes necessary to perform high-quality repairs on contemporary electronic array ultrasound probes. This effort led to the development and later the commercialization of the ultrasound probe tester known … Continue reading

September 10, 2018 Newsletter

Moore’s Law 2018

“I’m just a blond monkey to you, aren’t I?” – Penny, Big Bang Theory G. Wayne Moore, B.Sc., MBA, FASE 8/14/18 In February of 1982, Intel introduced the 6MHz 80286 microprocessor. It used a 16-bit data bus, 134,000 transistors (1.5 microns), and offered protected mode operation. Initial price was US $360 each, in quantities of … Continue reading

August 8, 2018 Newsletter

The 4th of July

I Love America G. Wayne Moore, B.Sc., MBA, FASE 7/02/18 I hope all reading this will have a blessed 4th of July and celebrate with me what it means to be a free America. I use the word “free” advisedly as freedom was indeed very costly for those who came before us. To that end, … Continue reading

July 2, 2018 Newsletter