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dhoglund@integrasystems.org
Philadelphia, PA (Montgomery County)
Over thirty years of deep healthcare and medical device experience in the wireless and mobility space.
Interests: Design and development of wireless enabled medical devices, cybersecurity, validation and verification of enterprise networks for security, FDA 510(k) testing for wireless enabled medical devices, Bluetooth LE, biometric authentication, small cells, femtocells
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One of the challenges of designing embedded solutions is to understand the environment that they will be used in. In this case Integra Systems was challenged to figure out how to come up with a solution for embedded electronics that... Continue reading
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Nordic is the leader in BTLE and most recently with the nRF52 series and the introduction of BTLE 5 Security is "baked in" to Nordic Solutions and is enhanced with capabilities such as: - Read/Write protection in flash on silicon... Continue reading
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Integra Systems, Inc. www.integrasystems.org over the past twenty years has provided the connectivity knowledge and technical expertise to many companies in multiple vertical markets on a global basis based upon our decades combined of the end point device and the... Continue reading
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Thanks to Tim Gee and Medical Device Connectivity; Integra Systems was able to conduct an interactive web event today that touched on this convergence. Here is the link to the audio and video of this web event. https://medicalconnectivity.easywebinar.live/replay-6?__s=r24cmwdigo6wsux2bmss In one... Continue reading
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Over the past fifty plus years nothing has really changed regarding surgical drills. While orthopedic surgical drills have moved from a hand cranked drill to line powered to cordless; that has pretty much been the innovation. At the end of... Continue reading
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We all over the past several years have become enamored with our smart phone; it is like our third hand and second brain. Because of the user interface and that BYOD (bring your own device), it has made logical sense... Continue reading
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Integra Systems through our technology partnership has put together a connectivity ecosystem that changes the game in 2018. It solves the issue of "not on my network" and provides a major and real ROI from todays business model. Continue reading
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The next generation of the BTLE SOC has been incorporated on a module platform. Welcome to the continued paradigm change of personal area networking. Download BL654 Product Brief - PRELIMINARY Continue reading
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Since IEE 802.11b was approved in 1999 and the Wi-Fi Alliance TM was formed in 2000; there has been a constant evolution to always advance security of the WLAN. New enhancements will come to market in 2018 as a part... Continue reading
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Integra Systems, Inc. will be presenting at this conference January 25-26 in Baltimore. http://tcbi.org/iotmdsec/ This conference and the agenda is very timely due to the overall topic of cybersecurity in general; but also how to address security related to IOT... Continue reading
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Please find the latest ULP Winter 2017 Quarterly from www.nordicsemi.com. Integra Systems, Inc., has worked with Nordic for many years on unique product development efforts for the medical device space using both ANT www.thisisant.com and BTLE. , as well as... Continue reading
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<u> Yesterday I gave a presentation at the John P. Martin Conference Center, at Harvard Medical School. The Title was: Are Consumer Grade Smart Phones Good Enough for the Enterprise? Some attendees have requested my presentation and others in the... Continue reading
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Integra Systems, Inc. authored a white paper in the past regarding the use of the WLAN in healthcare for Extreme. Since that authorship time; Extreme has been on a focused drive of strategic acquisitions in the networking, data center, voice,... Continue reading
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Everybody is concerned about security today. Bluetooth with the advent of mesh networking and 5.0 has been designed with security as the foremost priority. Currently Bluetooth Low Energy (LE), GATT devices can provide a range of security implementations that are... Continue reading
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Bluetooth 5.0 was introduced in 2017 and now this fall the first smartphones of two leading companies have now incorporated 5.0. Integra Systems, Inc. was around when the extension of the 802.11 standard, 802.11b was introduced in 1999 at a... Continue reading
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This is the latest Wireless ULP update from www.nordicsemi.com Integra Systems, Inc., will be attending the Nordic Tech Tour in Philadelphia on October 18th. We are currently working with a company to integrate the Nordic nRF52 Series SoC as a... Continue reading
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Software defined networking will play a larger role in the networking industry in 2017. The major league networking companies are really doubling down on their SDN strategies in 2017. Software defined networks are emerging networking architectures that separate the control... Continue reading
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Bluetooth Mesh has arrived. Just like the extended set of 802.11 or 802.11b was approved in 1999 Wi-Fi as we coin the word, came to of age. Wi-Fi has evolved rapidly in the past seventeen years. Fortunately, Integra Systems was... Continue reading
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Integra Systems, Inc. has forged ahead with a strategic premier partnership with www.cradlepoint.com for the healthcare market. Cradlepoint is a transformative company in the IOT space. A true swiss knife of technology! The move is to cut the cable and... Continue reading
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Integra Systems, Inc., and Global Logic are working together to address the compelling needs of application development, collaborative project management, cybersecurity, and wired and wireless connectivity in the healthcare and medical device space. We additionally have domain expertise to address... Continue reading
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Integra Systems, Inc. has now created some very unique partnerships in the IOT 4G/5G space, software and hardware design, project management using best proven methodologies, as well as cloud based secure storage. This fits into our core strategy of providing... Continue reading
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The introduction of new touch screen tablets and pads have created a lot of interest and traction in the healthcare vertical. The challenge is the IT healthcare organizations are often attracted to these devices because of the user experience and... Continue reading
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www.nordicsemi.com Please find attached the latest version of Ultra Low Power Wireless Q. Integra Systems, Inc., has worked with Nordic in the past for product development of a medical device using ANT. We are in current product development with our... Continue reading
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As our world is increasingly more security aware the issue of cybersecurity is front and center. The private medical device and integrated delivery network should learn from both the Department of Defense and the Veterans Healthcare System. For example it... Continue reading
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A good read from Cybereason about the top attack vectors observed during the first half of 2016. Indicators of Compromised (IOCs) cannot keep up with confirmed malicious attacks. Observations and Key Points - The effective use of IOCs for detection... Continue reading