Innovations in medical technology require memory products that effectively incorporate protection and performance. The increased demand for high-performance and cost-effective portable medical devices has created a need for an industry-specific CompactFlash card. This paper discusses the memory requirements of today’s medical technologies and addresses specific issues associated with CompactFlash, including wear leveling, error correction, and data protection. The paper also introduces White Electronic Designs Medical Series CompactFlash, the first CompactFlash card designed specifically to meet the stringent requirements and advanced performance needs of the medical device and instrumentation market segment by leveraging the commonly accepted testing, materials, and processes from the company’s defense and aerospace heritage.