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Increasing Utility: Designing Medical Devices and Applications for Remote Monitoring

April 12, 2011 - Lucke L, Mickelson A, Maniak J. Presentation at Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 12-14, 2011

Remote monitoring of medical devices has long been discussed as a means of improving access to patient data. Expanding remote monitoring to include service and maintenance, market analysis, inventory management, and post market surveillance systems can add significant value to the device. This paper discusses methods for...



Proving Experience Speeds Medical Device Time to Market

September 3, 2009 - Lucke L, Mickelson A, Anderson D. Presentation at 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, September 3-6, 2009

Experience is important for developing medical devices. This seems like a straightforward statement, yet it has been difficult to prove. In this paper, several medical device projects are compared to demonstrate how experience improves both ...



Harnessing Experience for Efficient Medical Device Development

April 14, 2009 - Lucke L, Anderson D, Smith D. Presentation at Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 14-16, 2009

Transitioning new research ideas into commercial products is difficult. For medical device design, the task is especially complicated because the commercialization of research ideas requires interdisciplinary teams that understand the nature of the clinical application as well as the abilities of the technology. A study of actual programs shows...



Impacts of Wireless Power on Medical Device Design Safety

April 14, 2009 - Schneider J, Lucke L, Wessels D, Schauer T. Presentation at Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN, April 14-16, 2009

Wireless power holds great promise for solving many power distribution problems. Medical device designers will need to understand the impact of the electromagnetic coupling used for wireless power systems to design...