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Barr Group's engineers are experienced in the design of electronics and embedded software for medical devices. From glucose monitoring devices to implantable pacemakers and defibrillators, our engineers and expert witnesses have helped companies design and assess medical device product to safety and security specifications, on-time. Our engineers are knowledgeable with the FDA 510(k) process and its guidelines for use of software in medical devices as well as other medical-industry safety and process standards. 

Services provided by Barr Group's Medical Device team include, but are not limited to:

  • Hardware and Software Design
  • Software Source Code Reviews & Analysis
  • System Architecture & Design
  • Software Development Tool Setup
  • Firmware Development & Testing
  • Software Safety & Security Audits
  • Product Liability & Failure Analysis

Case Portfolio

  • Medical Equipment Product Design
    Barr Group engineers have been directly involved in the design of numerous safety-critical medical devices, including breast biopsy machines, radiotherapy equipment, handheld glucose monitors, implantable e-stimulators, and insulin pumps.
  • Embedded Software Architecture Definition and Training
    One of the largest companies in the medical device industry hired Barr Group to train the designers of its implantable pacemaker and defibrillator products and to assist in the definition of a new embedded software architecture for its next generation devices.
  • Embedded Systems Industry Product Development Process Training and Consulting
    Barr Group regularly consults with companies in a variety of industries, including medical devices, to ensure that the best practices for software development are in place.

Representative Experts

The following Barr Group engineering staff are key members of our Medical Device Design practice group with a range of technical skills that is representative of the overall team.

Chief Technical Officer
Principal Engineer
Principal Engineer
Principal Engineer
Principal Engineer