Jack M. Millay
Millay's specialty is the development, refinement, and qualification of non-invasive blood pressure measuring equipment.
has many years experience in the development of electronic
instrumentation. He has spent the last twenty years in the
biomedical field. Jack has most recently been an independent consultant, working with
Accumar, Biotrac, Cardiac Science, Criticare, Siemens Medical,
Pharma-Smart, QuiCare, Quinton and Vital Insite.
has evaluated various OEM blood pressure measuring modules, developed blood pressure cuffs, consulted on algorithms, developed clinical
procedures and testing plans, consulted on blood pressure validation methods, conducted
clinical trials, solved performance problems, and provided general engineering support.
extensive experience in algorithm development, device development, device
testing and evaluation, valves, pumps, clinical testing and cuff design.
also has experience in developing SpO2 sensors, Holter recorders, semiconductor measurement equipment, and various other electronic measuring instrumentation.
Prior to becoming an independent consultant,
Jack was Director of Engineering at Spacelabs Medical and at Instromedics.
At Spacelabs, he was responsible for managing the development of non-invasive blood pressure
devices including ambulatory blood pressure products. He
developed two of the world's most successful devices, the 90207, and the 90217.
He enjoyed enough success in this development that he was assigned the responsibility of resolving shortcomings in the other
Spacelabs blood pressure devices. These include bedside and public use devices.
Jack holds seven patents in the field of blood pressure
Millay is a member of the AAMI sphygmomanometer committee. He has
participated in the development of SP10 and other standards. Jack is a
former member of the American Society of Hypertension. He has also worked with
the IEC blood pressure safety committee. Jack has worked with French, German,
Japanese and Austrian regulatory
agencies and has assisted two companies in becoming ISO Certified.