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Henry John Hummel Jr, Karamjeet Singh, Thomas L Lamoureux, Hubert A Zettel, Michael E Kelly, Lawrence E Ploetz, David T Mehring, Sunil Melepatt Palliyal: Method and apparatus for community management in remote system servicing. GE Medical Technology Services, Ostranger Chong & Flaherty, June 24, 2003: US06584454 (227 worldwide citation)

A method and a system for delivery of protected software applications to remote systems from a central service facility wherein delivery is managed on the basis of the community membership of the remote system user. Business rules are utilized to determine whether a particular authenticated user see ...


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Ianne Mae Howards Koritzinsky: Medical diagnostic system service connectivity method and apparatus. GE Medical Technology Services, Fletcher Yoder & Van Someren, December 17, 2002: US06494831 (120 worldwide citation)

A technique is provided for verifying network connectivity between a medical diagnostic system and a remote service facility. The remote service facility is contactable at will by the subscribing system to request service, information, technical assistance, and so forth, while the service facility m ...


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Winnie C Durbin, John L Schmidt, David Precord, Michael Minogue, Geoffrey Christanday, Esmeraldo Davantes, Bobby Keen: Method and system to grant access to software options resident on a medical imaging device. GE Medical Technology Services, Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group SC, Michael A Della Penna, Carl B Horton, May 15, 2007: US07219222 (100 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided that remotely grants limited access and permits use of resident software options in accordance with terms consistent with an access grant. The invention includes receiving an access request from a user to access a software option resident in memory of a device, deter ...


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David Pincus: Method and apparatus for accessing medical asset data. GE Medical Technology Services, Fletcher Yoder, April 26, 2005: US06885288 (91 worldwide citation)

A wireless communication system to obtain data from a medical asset, such as mobile equipment. The system utilizes a transmitter coupled to a programmable interface. The programmable interface is, in turn, coupled to a device associated with the asset. The device or application communicates data abo ...


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Scott A Bielski: Apparatus and method for detecting defects in a multi-channel scan driver. GE Medical Technology Services, Fletcher Yoder & Van Someren, December 10, 2002: US06492802 (86 worldwide citation)

A technique is described for detecting defects such as short circuits in a device such as a discrete pixel detector used in a digital x-ray system. The technique employs test circuits associated with each row driver of the detector. The test circuits are enabled by a test enable input signal, and th ...


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John G Jaeger, Peggy J Dorman, Michael C Jones, Thomas G Cooper: Method and apparatus for classifying equipment in asset management database. GE Medical Technology Services, Ostrager Chong & Flaherty, November 18, 2003: US06650346 (86 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus inputting information identifying and classifying an article in an asset management database. A graphical user interface has a first screen showing a search field and a display window. A reference database has records, each record containing manufacturer, model and article type ...


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Jeffrey R Jones, Arvind Taranath, Michael P Ryan: Web-based report functionality and layout for diagnostic imaging decision support. GE Medical Technology Services, Ostrager Chong & Flaherty, February 4, 2003: US06516324 (77 worldwide citation)

A method and a system for providing remote access to scanner utilization or diagnostic imaging reports generated by a computer system having access to a database of collected scanner operational data. Preferably, the reports are delivered over a wide-area network, e.g. the Internet, in response to r ...


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Leo Michael Kucek, Thomas L Lamoureux, Karamjeet Singh: Method and apparatus for retrieving service task lists from remotely located medical diagnostic systems and inputting such data into specific locations on a table. GE Medical Technology Services, Ostrager Chong Flaherty & Broitman P C, December 14, 2004: US06832199 (64 worldwide citation)

A central service facility is connected via a network and a uniform service interactive platform to a multiplicity of remotely located diagnostic systems. The diagnostic system is programmed to provide the equipment user with the ability to create an electronic list of non-urgent service tasks to be ...


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Dorothy B Franks, Michael C Jones, John G Jaeger: Integrated multiple biomedical information sources. GE Medical Technology Services, June 15, 2004: US06751630 (64 worldwide citation)

Biomedical equipment data records for a medical institution are stored in a database and integrated with other information sources within and external to the institution. The equipment data may include identification of equipment components, departmental assignments, site locations, performance data ...


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Richard L Frowein, George Peter Gesior, Joel Janz, Lew Krisberg, Don Thome, Sarah Hertel, Todd Reinke: Method and system for communications connectivity failure diagnosis. GE Medical Technology Services, Michael A Della Penna, Carl B Horton, Zilkowski Patent Solutions Group, December 16, 2003: US06665820 (60 worldwide citation)

A system and method is disclosed for communications connectivity failure diagnosis that includes receiving a connectivity failure notice at an on-line center indicative of a communications failure between the on-line center and an in-field product, such as a medical diagnostic device. A software-bas ...