Patents by Inventor Raymond Strickland

Raymond Strickland has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 9549324
    Abstract: A computer-implemented diabetes management system is provided that supports enhanced security between a diabetes care manager in data communication with a medical device. The diabetes care manager includes: a first application that operates to request access to a first security role supported by the medical device, where the first security role is associated with a first set of commands for accessing data on the medical device that are defined as a private extension of the communication protocol; and a second application that operates to request access to a second security role supported by the medical device, where the second security role is associated with a second set of commands for accessing data on the medical device that are defined as a private extension of the communication protocol. The second set of commands has one or more commands that are mutually exclusive from the first set of commands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: ROCHE DIABETES CARE, INC.
    Inventors: Daniel Birtwhistle, Thomas D. Gurley, Mark Nierzwick, Ulrich Porsch, John F. Price, Blaine E. Ramey, Raymond Strickland
  • Patent number: 9364185
    Abstract: A method performed by a medical device for transmitting data packets includes: removing select data fields from a data packet defined in accordance with IEEE standard 11073 to form a modified data packet; determining a length of the modified data packet; determining whether the length of the modified data packet is greater than a predetermined maximum length of data packets under the Bluetooth low energy protocol, as defined in Bluetooth Core Specification version 4.0 or higher; when the length of the modified data packet is greater than the predetermined maximum length of data packets defined under the Bluetooth low energy protocol, partitioning the modified data packet into a plurality of individual data packets, wherein each of the individual data packets includes a portion of the modified data packet; and transmitting the individual data packets via an antenna in accordance with the Bluetooth low energy protocol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignee: Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.
    Inventor: Raymond A. Strickland
  • Patent number: 9218456
    Abstract: A diabetes management system is provided that employs a communication protocol with enhanced security. The diabetes management system includes: a medical device operable to perform a diabetes care function in relation to a patient and store data related to the operation thereof; and a diabetes care manager in data communication with the medical device using a communication protocol defined in accordance with IEEE standard 11073. The diabetes care manager is able to request access to a given security role supported by the medical device, where the given security role is associated with a set of commands that are defined as a private extension of the communication protocol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Strickland, Ulrich Porsch, Daniel Birtwhistle
  • Publication number: 20150196258
    Abstract: A method performed by a medical device for transmitting data packets includes: removing select data fields from a data packet defined in accordance with IEEE standard 11073 to form a modified data packet; determining a length of the modified data packet; determining whether the length of the modified data packet is greater than a predetermined maximum length of data packets under the Bluetooth low energy protocol, as defined in Bluetooth Core Specification version 4.0 or higher; when the length of the modified data packet is greater than the predetermined maximum length of data packets defined under the Bluetooth low energy protocol, partitioning the modified data packet into a plurality of individual data packets, wherein each of the individual data packets includes a portion of the modified data packet; and transmitting the individual data packets via an antenna in accordance with the Bluetooth low energy protocol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2014
    Publication date: July 16, 2015
    Applicant: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
    Inventor: Raymond A. Strickland
  • Patent number: 9056169
    Abstract: A private extension of the IEEE 11073 standard for enabling pass-thru communication between a external computing device and a medical device via a diabetes management device is disclosed herein. Within this context, a diabetes management system for configured to allow pass thru communication is described. The system includes a diabetes management device in communication with a external computing device and the first medical device. A pass-thru module of the diabetes management device uses a set of pass-thru commands for establishing a pass-thru communication path and enabling communication between the external computing device and the first medical device, and wherein the set of pass-through commands is defined in compliance with a communication protocol defined in accordance with IEEE standard 11073-20601.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Raymond Strickland, Kurt Klem, Mark Nierzwick
  • Patent number: 9055035
    Abstract: Secure transmission of electronic data via a data communication link is provided between a device and an additional device with independent transmission channels, wherein at least one of the devices is a medical device. Secure transmission comprises the following steps or means: providing a password in the device, receiving the password in the a additional device separate from the data communication link, selecting one of the independent transmission channels, encrypting the channel identification of the selected independent transmission channel using the received password in the additional device, transmitting the encrypted channel identification from the additional device to the device via the data communication link and decrypting the encrypted channel identification in the device, providing a session key in the device and the additional device and transmitting encrypted electronic data between the device and the additional device via the independent transmission channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Ulrich Porsch, Kai-Oliver Schwenker, Daniel Birtwhistle, Raymond Strickland, Max Moser, Thorsten Schroeder
  • Publication number: 20140230021
    Abstract: A computer-implemented diabetes management system is provided that supports enhanced security between a diabetes care manager in data communication with a medical device. The diabetes care manager includes: a first application that operates to request access to a first security role supported by the medical device, where the first security role is associated with a first set of commands for accessing data on the medical device that are defined as a private extension of the communication protocol; and a second application that operates to request access to a second security role supported by the medical device, where the second security role is associated with a second set of commands for accessing data on the medical device that are defined as a private extension of the communication protocol. The second set of commands has one or more commands that are mutually exclusive from the first set of commands.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel Birtwhistle, Thomas D. Gurley, Mark Nierzwick, Ulrich Porsch, John F. Price, Blaine E. Ramey, Raymond Strickland
  • Patent number: 8781550
    Abstract: A computer-implemented diabetes management system is provided for configuring a structured collection procedure implemented on a collection device having a meter that measures the concentration of glucose in blood. The system includes: a collection application that executes a structured collection procedure for obtaining measurement data from the meter and provides access to the measurement data via a communication protocol defined in accordance with IEEE standard 11073-20601; a configuration application that accesses and manipulates the parameters of the structured collection procedure using a set of action commands, where the set of action commands are defined in compliance with the communication protocol; and a collection interface that receives an action command from the configuration application, executes the received action command and issues a response command in response thereto, where the response command is defined in compliance with the communication protocol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Strickland, Ulrich Porsch, John Price
  • Publication number: 20140128804
    Abstract: A private extension of the IEEE 11073 standard for enabling pass-thru communication between a external computing device and a medical device via a diabetes management device is disclosed herein. Within this context, a diabetes management system for configured to allow pass thru communication is described. The system includes a diabetes management device in communication with a external computing device and the first medical device. A pass-thru module of the diabetes management device uses a set of pass-thru commands for establishing a pass-thru communication path and enabling communication between the external computing device and the first medical device, and wherein the set of pass-through commands is defined in compliance with a communication protocol defined in accordance with IEEE standard 11073-20601.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2014
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Applicant: ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Raymond Strickland, Kurt Klem, Mark Nierzwick
  • Patent number: 8707392
    Abstract: A computer-implemented diabetes management system is provided that supports enhanced security between a diabetes care manager in data communication with a medical device. The diabetes care manager includes: a first application that operates to request access to a first security role supported by the medical device, where the first security role is associated with a first set of commands for accessing data on the medical device that are defined as a private extension of the communication protocol; and a second application that operates to request access to a second security role supported by the medical device, where the second security role is associated with a second set of commands for accessing data on the medical device that are defined as a private extension of the communication protocol. The second set of commands has one or more commands that are mutually exclusive from the first set of commands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel Birtwhistle, Ulrich Porsch, John F. Price, Raymond Strickland
  • Patent number: 8680974
    Abstract: An electronic device may communicate wirelessly with another electronic device. The electronic device may include a first processor configured to control only wireless communications with the another device but not operations associated only with the electronic device, a second processor configured to control the operations associated only with the electronic device but not the wireless communications with the another device, and a memory device connected between the first and second processors. The first and second processors may each be configured to exchange information with the memory device separately and independently of the exchange of information by the other of the first and second processors with the memory device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignees: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc., Roche Diagnostics International Ltd.
    Inventors: Ulf Meiertoberens, Raymond Strickland, Harvey Buck, Jr., Michael J. Celentano, Peter Sabol, Urs Anliker, Thomas von Bueren, Jean-Noel Fehr, Markus Oberli, Marcel Frikart, Markus Jungen
  • Patent number: 8672874
    Abstract: A private extension of the IEEE 11073 standard for enabling pass-thru communication between a external computing device and a medical device via a diabetes management device is disclosed herein. Within this context, a diabetes management system for configured to allow pass thru communication is described. The system includes a diabetes management device in communication with a external computing device and the first medical device. A pass-thru module of the diabetes management device uses a set of pass-thru commands for establishing a pass-thru communication path and enabling communication between the external computing device and the first medical device, and wherein the set of pass-through commands is defined in compliance with a communication protocol defined in accordance with IEEE standard 11073-20601.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Roche Diagnoistics Operations, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond Strickland, Kurt Klem, Mark Nierzwick
  • Patent number: 8533475
    Abstract: A method for authenticating a medical device and a remote electronic device may include generating a PIN code by one device, capturing the generated PIN code with the other device, checking authentication of the PIN code, which is based at least in part on the captured PIN code, by the one device, generating a strong key by the one device, sending the strong key encrypted to the other device, checking authentication of the sent strong key by the one device, and upon successful authentication, storing the strong key in a memory of the one device and the other device. The roles of the medical device and the remote electronic device may be reversed in the authenticating method. The authenticating method may be preceded by a pairing process and/or followed by a binding process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignees: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc., Roche Diagnostics International AG
    Inventors: Marcel Frikart, Markus Oberli, Philippe Frikart, Raymond Strickland, Markus Jungen, Matthias Ehrsam, Christian Frey, Felix Lindner
  • Publication number: 20130212381
    Abstract: Methods and systems for authorizing access to a medical device are disclosed. The methods and systems use authorization certificates to allow and prevent access to one or more operations of the medical device. The methods and systems also allow the tracking of changes made to the medical device by an authorized user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2012
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Steven A. Bousamra, Douglas M. Charboneau, Daniel J. DiSalvo, Alan M. Greenburg, Ulrich Porsch, John F. Price, Raymond A. Strickland, William T. Tucek, Stefan Weinert
  • Patent number: 8451230
    Abstract: An electronic device may remotely control a medical device. The electronic device may include a wireless communication circuit configured to wirelessly communicate with the medical device, and a processor that receives from the medical device via the wireless communication circuit screen data generated by the medical device for display on a display device thereof and to control a display device of the electronic device according to the received screen data to display on the electronic device display the screen data generated by the medical device, to emulate at least some of a plurality of user keys of the medical device with selected ones of a plurality of user buttons of the electronic device, and to control the display device of the electronic device to display a map that relates emulated ones of the plurality of user keys to selected ones of the user buttons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2013
    Assignees: Roche Diagnostics International AG, Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael J. Celentano, Ulf Meiertoberens, Peter Sabol, Raymond Strickland, Andreas Brand, Markus Oberli, Marcel Frikart
  • Publication number: 20120269347
    Abstract: Secure transmission of electronic data via a data communication link is provided between a device and an additional device with independent transmission channels, wherein at least one of the devices is a medical device. Secure transmission comprises the following steps or means: providing a password in the device, receiving the password in the a additional device separate from the data communication link, selecting one of the independent transmission channels, encrypting the channel identification of the selected independent transmission channel using the received password in the additional device, transmitting the encrypted channel identification from the additional device to the device via the data communication link and decrypting the encrypted channel identification in the device, providing a session key in the device and the additional device and transmitting encrypted electronic data between the device and the additional device via the independent transmission channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2012
    Publication date: October 25, 2012
    Inventors: Ulrich Porsch, Kai-Oliver Schwenker, Daniel Birtwhistle, Raymond Strickland, Max Moser, Thorsten Schroeder
  • Publication number: 20120266251
    Abstract: A computer-implemented diabetes management system is provided that supports enhanced security between a diabetes care manager in data communication with a medical device. The diabetes care manager includes: a first application that operates to request access to a first security role supported by the medical device, where the first security role is associated with a first set of commands for accessing data on the medical device that are defined as a private extension of the communication protocol; and a second application that operates to request access to a second security role supported by the medical device, where the second security role is associated with a second set of commands for accessing data on the medical device that are defined as a private extension of the communication protocol. The second set of commands has one or more commands that are mutually exclusive from the first set of commands.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2011
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Applicant: ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Daniel Birtwhistle, Ulrich Porsch, John F. Price, Raymond Strickland
  • Publication number: 20120165614
    Abstract: A diabetes management system is provided that employs a communication protocol with enhanced security. The diabetes management system includes: a medical device operable to perform a diabetes care function in relation to a patient and store data related to the operation thereof; and a diabetes care manager in data communication with the medical device using a communication protocol defined in accordance with IEEE standard 11073. The diabetes care manager is able to request access to a given security role supported by the medical device, where the given security role is associated with a set of commands that are defined as a private extension of the communication protocol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2010
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Raymond Strickland, Ulrich Porsch, Daniel Birtwhistle
  • Publication number: 20120165728
    Abstract: A private extension of the IEEE 11073 standard for enabling pass-thru communication between a external computing device and a medical device via a diabetes management device is disclosed herein. Within this context, a diabetes management system for configured to allow pass thru communication is described. The system includes a diabetes management device in communication with a external computing device and the first medical device. A pass-thru module of the diabetes management device uses a set of pass-thru commands for establishing a pass-thru communication path and enabling communication between the external computing device and the first medical device, and wherein the set of pass-through commands is defined in compliance with a communication protocol defined in accordance with IEEE standard 11073-20601.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2010
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Raymond Strickland, Kurt Klem, Mark Nierzwick
  • Publication number: 20120095317
    Abstract: A computer-implemented diabetes management system is provided for configuring a structured collection procedure implemented on a collection device having a meter that measures the concentration of glucose in blood. The system includes: a collection application that executes a structured collection procedure for obtaining measurement data from the meter and provides access to the measurement data via a communication protocol defined in accordance with IEEE standard 11073-20601; a configuration application that accesses and manipulates the parameters of the structured collection procedure using a set of action commands, where the set of action commands are defined in compliance with the communication protocol; and a collection interface that receives an action command from the configuration application, executes the received action command and issues a response command in response thereto, where the response command is defined in compliance with the communication protocol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2010
    Publication date: April 19, 2012
    Applicant: ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Raymond Strickland, Ulrich Porsch, John Price