I started SDS in 1991 while I was a
Senior Research Scientist at the Stanford University School
of Medicine. My purpose was to make available to the entire
cardiovascular community the image analysis
techniques that I had developed at Stanford over the past 20 years. As SDS demanded more
of my time, I decided to leave Stanford in 1997 and devote all of
my time and energy to the development and distribution of my
In operating SDS, I have tried to apply some
fundamental precepts that I learned in my 50 years of doing software
Good customer service is very important.
"How much will a software update cost?" -
"Updates are free.*"
"I need it fast." - "I should be able to ship it today by
"I think I found a bug in your program." -
"I'll take a look as soon as I can."
"I need a new feature added" - "That sounds
like a good idea. I'll put it in if I possibly can."
"I can't get the #&@ program to work." -
"Let's go through it step-by-step."
software updates may require upgraded hardware and/or
Software should be designed to be
accurate, elegant and easy to use.
I have tried to really listen to my users and to give them
what they need to do their jobs easily and effectively.
Happily, I have had the good fortune to work with some of the
brightest and most competent people in the fields of
Radiology, Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery. The result of
this synergy has been cardiovascular image analysis software
that I believe is as good or better than any in the world.
Software should not be overly expensive, so that it is
accessible to everyone.
I have often been distressed by the high prices charged by
some medical software providers. I believe that SDS software
provides both high quality and exceptional value.
I urge you to look at the products presented on
this web site. If you have any questions, or even if you would
just like to say hello, please feel free to contact me.
Sanders Data Systems
3980 Bibbits Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94303
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