It comes as no big surprise that the market demand for smaller, more compact, handheld medical electronics products is dramatically escalating. The burden is on both the OEM and its contract manufacturer (CM) or EMS Provider to work in close cooperation to expertly deliver the five success factors for medical electronics PCBs. Plus, stringent compliance with ISO 13485:2003 assures the OEM critical requirements are met. This paper gives you the necessary insight into those five success factors and the critical PCB areas the medical electronics Standard covers.