Steve Hartman

Steve Hartman

Engagement Director

Engagement Director Steve Hartman has over 25 years of experience in the medical device industry, the last decade spent with Sterling Medical Devices. In his current role, Mr. Hartman manages relationships with current customers, helping to identify their current and future needs while ensuring Sterling maximizes its support of their business growth and goals. He also collaborates with Sterling’s sales team to develop new relationships to further grow and expand Sterling Medical Device’s reach to help more device developers. He has extensive experience leading numerous project teams on the company’s most technically complex projects, with a focus on novel product device development. He is an author on over 10 novel patents that he helped establish, creating a legacy of enhancing health, healthcare, and society. Mr. Hartman is skilled at learning and understanding what’s needed to build and retain strong project teams. He earned his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University at Buffalo. He finds immense value in mentoring other engineers and finding innovative solutions to improve and save lives. 


February 3, 2015

What is ISO 14971?

ISO 14971 is the application of a risk management process for medical devices. It outlines the process you are going to follow for risk analysis. It entails going through risk analysis, a risk...
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February 18, 2021

5 Mistakes Medical Device Startups Make

Startups are the lifeblood of medical device innovation. Without universities researching ways to solve pressing healthcare problems or doctors with experience in a particular field who have an idea to develop a prototype medical device that could help patients, the future technologies needed to help save lives wouldn't happen. But the long, arduous road through the FDA submission process to get market approval can take a long time and cost a lot of money without help. Sterling Medical Devices has been helping startups through the FDA approval process since 1998 without ever having a submission rejected.
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July 12, 2022

Scalp Cooling System

Overview Paxman has been pioneering scalp cooling technology for over a quarter of a century. Paxman’s clinically proven cold cap technology has helped over 100,000 cancer patients in more than 60...
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