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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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Integra Systems, Inc., has worked with a medical device manufacture to incorporate Bluetooth Low Energy into its solution. In this case we recommended www.lairdtech.com of which uses the www.nordicsemi.com SOC. Most recently we completed testing in surgical setting with a... Continue reading
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Integra Systems, Inc., has a portfolio of solutions that can solve many requirements in the wireless IOT space. These solutions can provide remote medical device service for field forces and mobile networks - wherever secure and reliable 4G now moving... Continue reading
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This market is definitely crossing a lot of chasms between wearable patches and other communication devices. A large part of this is due to costs being driven down, SOCs (systems on chips) getting smaller, the advent of Bluetooth low energy,... Continue reading
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This antenna is ideal for industrial applications and to include medical devices. This drastically simplifies the size, cost, and technical requirements for the implementation of the two antennas required for 802.11 MIMO radio applications. The flexible PIFA antennas allows for... Continue reading
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Over eighteen years ago a wise clinician looked at the auto rental industry and recognized that they use bar code scanners to validate and verify cars coming back from rental. This started the BCMA (Bar Code Medication Application,) revolution first... Continue reading
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Integra Systems, Inc. provides a variety of wireless networking validation and verification models for the enterprise and the medical device space. These V&V models include testing that has been architected for the enterprise, point to point, as well as wireless... Continue reading
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Medical Capital Equipment Support Costs and the Reluctance by IT Departments to provide VPN access to medical device companies is a reality in 2018. Integra Systems, Inc. © www.integrasystems.org The Services Market Requirement Today • Many medical devices and capital... Continue reading
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Integra Systems, Inc. received notice this week that the company that we have recently worked with to provide wireless testing received FDA approval on their product. This is one of many companies that we have provided this knowledge sense and... Continue reading
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Edwards…this truly is a unique company. Edwards Lifesciences’ roots date to 1958, when Miles “Lowell” Edwards set out to build the first artificial heart. Edwards was a 60-year-old, recently retired engineer holding 63 patents in an array of industries, with... Continue reading
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This is a end to end wired and wireless enterprise networking company that brings the total end game to the network edge. While a lot of attention has been focused on cloud computing, wireless, and IOT, the edge has often... Continue reading
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Integra Systems over the decade plus has developed structured test plans and methodologies to validate and verify both wireless medical device connectivity and additionally wireless co-existence. This V&V process has been used by many companies to not only validate the... Continue reading
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Integra Systems has worked with Nordic Semi on a variety of low power connectivity solutions medical device design and integration projects.These solutions have included both ANT and BTLE. They have quickly become a global leader in the PAN space providing... Continue reading
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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 come up with a solution for embedded electronics that will withstand sterilization in... 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