Data storage for medical equipment
We rely on medical instruments in the most critical conditions of our lives. There is no tolerance for malfunctioning systems. Swissbit understands these requirements and serves the medical industry with storage products that fulfill the highest quality standards.
Additionally, Swissbit’s secure storage products protect the patient's medical data against unauthorized access. Find further information in our flyer.
There is a vast array of medical applications, ranging from diagnostic instruments as MRI and CT scanners, ultrasound systems, to blood testing and dialysis machines and infusion pumps. The amount of data stored can be small, as in heart rate monitoring equipment for example, or large as in X-Ray imaging. Nonetheless there is one common aspect: qualifying and certifying components for medical use is a lengthy, expensive task and the timeline from the initial testing to volume production may extend over several years. Any requalification needs to be avoided as much as possible.
This requires storage products that have a frozen BOM and long availability for many years. The portfolio of products for medical use ranges from SD/ microSD memory cards or CF cards for handheld medical appliances, to 2.5” or M.2 SSDs with high bandwidth and capacity for medical imaging.
- Highest quality: medical treatment or diagnostic devices may not fail
- Robust design: medical systems are prone to shock, vibration, humidity, liquids, radiation
- Longevity: qualification of medical systems may take months to years. Service life is expected to be for several years, locked BOM is mandatory.
Overview of Storage Products for Medical Equipment