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Adam W Cates, James O Gilkerson, Kenneth P Hoyme: Method and apparatus for indication-based programming of cardiac rhythm management devices. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, August 14, 2007: US07257447 (86 worldwide citation)

A cardiac rhythm management (CRM) system includes a programming device that determines parameters for programming an implantable medical device based on patient-specific information including indications for use of the implantable medical device. By executing an indication-based programming algorith ...


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John R LaLonde, William Mass, Kenneth P Hoyme, David C Johnson, Joe Bange, Mark Gryzwa: Medical data transport over wireless life critical network. Cardiac Pacemakers, Pauly DeVries Smith & Deffner, February 12, 2013: US08373556 (36 worldwide citation)

A portable patient communicator (PPC) includes a portable housing that supports a processor coupled to memory for storing medical firmware and wireless radio firmware, first and second radios, a processor, and a power source. Communications between a patient implantable medical device (PIMD) and the ...


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John LaLonde, William R Mass, Kenneth P Hoyme, David C Johnson, Joseph E Bange, Mark T Gryzwa: Medical data transport over wireless life critical network. Cardiac Pacemakers, Pauly DeVries Smith & Deffner, November 19, 2013: US08587427 (24 worldwide citation)

A communicator facilitates communications with a remote server via a wireless network supporting a plurality of disparate data transport mechanisms having differing characteristics. A processor coupled to memory is disposed in a communicator housing, which is configured for portability. The memory s ...


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Kevin R Driscoll, Kenneth P Hoyme: Apparatus and method for transmitting information between dual redundant components utilizing four signal paths. Honeywell, Dale E Jepsen, Ronald Champion, A Medved, January 31, 1995: US05386424 (21 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for transmitting information between dual redundant components comprises two information sources each of which is coupled to two transmitters, the outputs of which are coupled to four signal paths for transmission to two independent voters. Each of the voters compares predete ...


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Scott Stubbs, Conrad L Sowder, William J Linder, Lynn S Elliott, Kenneth P Hoyme, Hiten J Doshi: System and method for providing bradycardia therapy by implantable device in presence of system faults. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, April 22, 2008: US07363080 (20 worldwide citation)

A system and method is disclosed by which an implantable cardiac device may deliver bradycardia therapy in the event of a system fault. A hardware-based safety core provides the logic circuitry for delivering bradycardia therapy in the form of synchronous pacing in the event of a fault which disable ...


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Scott Stubbs, Conrad L Sowder, William J Linder, Lynn S Elliott, Kenneth P Hoyme, Hiten J Doshi: System and method for providing tachyarrhythmia therapy by implantable device in presence of system faults. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, May 13, 2008: US07373200 (20 worldwide citation)

A system and method is disclosed by which an implantable cardiac device may deliver tachyarrhythmia therapy in the event of a system fault. A hardware-based safety core provides the logic circuitry for detecting tachyarrhythmias and delivering shock therapy in the event of a fault which disables ope ...


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Alan H Smythe, Howard D Simms Jr, Kenneth P Hoyme: Radio frequency identification and tagging for implantable medical devices and medical device systems. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, September 30, 2008: US07429920 (20 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for radio frequency identification and tagging of implantable medical devices and their components are disclosed. A preferred embodiment includes tagging a device and its components with manufacturing information relating to the device and it components and with information ident ...


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Kenneth P Hoyme, Aaron Larson: System and method for recovery from memory errors in a medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, June 3, 2008: US07383087 (17 worldwide citation)

A system comprising an implantable medical device that comprises at least one electrical input to receive sensed electrical activity of a heart of a patient, a memory, and a controller circuit. The controller circuit is coupled to the electrical input and memory and is operable to enter a memory scr ...


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Conrad L Sowder, Thomas J Harris, Douglas J Gifford, William J Linder, Hiten J Doshi, Scott R Stubbs, Kenneth P Hoyme: Telemetry during safety mode operation. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, August 13, 2013: US08509910 (17 worldwide citation)

This document discusses, among other things, an implantable device comprising a communication circuit configured to communicate with an external device, a logic circuit communicatively coupled to the communication circuit, and a processor, communicatively coupled to the logic circuit and the communi ...


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Scott Stubbs, Conrad L Sowder, William J Linder, Lynn S Elliott, Kenneth P Hoyme, Hiten J Doshi: System and method for recovering from transient faults in an implantable medical device. Cardiac Pacemakers, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, January 27, 2009: US07483744 (16 worldwide citation)

A system and method is disclosed for system fault recovery by an implantable medical device which employs a global fault response. The system enables the device to consistently recover from transient faults while maintaining a history of the reason for the device fault. Upon detection of a fault, th ...