Laird to Present on Making the Connected Hospital a Reality

Published on November 5, 2013

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Laird to Present on Making the Connected Hospital a Reality

Laird Booth Location at Medica

Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, announced its involvement in three tradeshows this November. Laird will be participating in:

On November 5-7, Laird will walk the floor at Wireless Medical Devices East Conference in Boston. Wireless Medical Devices East will showcase some of the top experts in the wireless medical device industry. These speakers include Dan Pettus of CareFusion, Inc., Phil Raymond of Philips Healthcare, and Ken Fuchs of Mindray. The top of mind issues for the conference include regulatory impacts on the mobile health market, transformation of the way healthcare is delivered due to wireless technology, interoperability across safety-critical medical devices, and the future of the wireless health care sector.

“At this show Laird will be collaborating with other industry experts to formalize the vision of Making the Connected Hospital a Reality. This vision looks to provide best practices for hospitals and device manufacturers to ensure secure and reliable wireless connectivity for medical devices,” said Chris Downey, Product Manager for Embedded Wireless Solutions.

Centering on the integration of medical devices and information systems, MDCC will take place November 21-22 in Herndon, Virginia. Chris Downey, Product Manager for Laird’s Embedded Wireless Solutions will present on the adoption of Bluetooth technology for medical devices, with a focus on design considerations, managing power consumption, and deployment considerations to ensure reliable wireless systems.

Chris will also be joined by Bill Saltzstein, Medical Business Development Director of connectBlue. This presentation begins at 10:30 a.m. on Track A, November 22, 2013.  For a full agenda of the conference, visit

MEDICA Trade Fair 2013 will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany, November 20-23, 2013. Laird Technologies can be found in hall #15, booth C03. At MEDICA 2013, the Embedded Wireless Solutions division of Laird Technologies will showcase how it is possible to make the Wirelessly Connected Hospital a Reality. As a leading provider of embedded wireless solutions for the medical industry, the company’s Bluetooth®, Summit Brand Wi-Fi, and Range-Amplified Multi-Point (RAMP) radio modules seamlessly enable communication between mobile medical devices, doctors, nurses’ stations and hospital wireless networks.

Billed as “the world’s largest medical trade fair”, MEDICA, World Forum for Medicine, attracts over 100,000 attendees every year. Those in attendance include doctors, nurses, decision makers for medical businesses, and others in the medical trade from around the world. Along with the exhibition and product show, the event includes high-quality forums and expert workshops. You can register for MEDICA at To learn more about embedded wireless solutions from Laird Technologies, visit the Laird Technologies booth at MEDICA or visit