Patents Assigned to Allscripts Software, LLC
  • Patent number: 9696904
    Abstract: A method for facilitating entry of items for a healthcare software application loaded on an electronic device includes displaying, to a healthcare practitioner via a display of a mobile electronic device, an interface of a healthcare software application including a text entry box and a virtual keyboard; receiving, from the healthcare practitioner via the virtual keyboard, first input corresponding to entry of a first text string; continuously, during entry of the first text string, comparing input characters to a maintained list of items associated with healthcare, and displaying a popover including items found to match, based on the comparing, input characters; receiving, from the healthcare practitioner, second input corresponding to selection of a particular item displayed in the popover; and inserting, into the text entry box based on the received second input, a text string corresponding to the selected particular item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventor: Sweta Mohapatra
  • Patent number: 9697715
    Abstract: A method for tracking a patient in a medical facility is disclosed. The method includes determining whether a patient is to be moved, indicating the time at which the patient should start to be moved, and interrogating a RFID sensor on the patient at a predetermined time interval to determine when the patient has been moved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventor: Dean Hiller
  • Patent number: 9672644
    Abstract: A method for generating a visualization for tracking an environmental contaminant includes automatically generating a contaminant visualization map for a particular contaminant. The contaminant visualization map includes a plurality of markers each corresponding to a location associated with a medical case associated with exposure to the particular contaminant, and one or more markers each corresponding to a location of an identified contamination source for the particular contaminant. The method further includes receiving an indication to zoom out the contaminant visualization map, generating one or more heat maps corresponding to the medical cases associated with exposure to the particular contaminant, and updating the contaminant visualization map to be zoomed out, not display the plurality of markers each corresponding to a location associated with a medical case, and display the generated one or more heat maps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Alexander Tulenko, David Thomas Windell
  • Patent number: 9648431
    Abstract: A method includes recording, at an electronic device utilizing a microphone of the electronic device, ambient noise of an environment the electronic device is disposed in; electronically analyzing, utilizing one or more processors, the recorded ambient noise of the environment to determine one or more frequency bands to avoid; dynamically adapting, based on the electronic analysis, an auditory alert to be played at the electronic device, such adaptation including frequency equalization adjustments based on the determination of one or more frequency bands to avoid; and playing, at the electronic device utilizing one or more speakers of the electronic device, the adapted auditory alert.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventor: Todd Michael Eischeid
  • Patent number: 9633223
    Abstract: A method facilitating searching of data containing protected date information includes generating one or more randomly escalating dateID values for each date during a time period and storing such generated dateID values in a lookup table together with an encrypted, associated date value. Such generated dateID values can be stored in a datasource in place of protected dates in order to safeguard protected health information. In one or more preferred implementations, a de-identified date is stored in the lookup table in association with a dateID, and utilized for searching operations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Gordon Lyles Blackwell, Jr., Brent Arasimowicz
  • Patent number: 9632800
    Abstract: A method for accessing information in a software application using a computing device, the computing device comprising one or more processors, the one or more processors for executing a plurality of computer readable instructions, the computer readable instructions for implementing the method for accessing information, the method comprising the steps of determining that a pointer is hovering over an icon, the icon associated with icon specific information, displaying a Tooltip including a heading, a display window and an action button, the action button for launching an action in the application, displaying the icon specific information in the display window, detecting that a user has selected the action button, and launching the action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Mary Drechsler Chorley, Leo Benson, Melpakkam Sundar, John Lusk, Cassio Nishiguchi
  • Patent number: 9607066
    Abstract: A method includes importing legacy data from a legacy application into a new system by storing the legacy data in a database separate from data native to the new system; displaying, to a user via a display screen, an interface configured to allow a user to view both legacy data and data native to the new system; displaying, to the user via a display screen, an interface including information of the legacy data that is associated with a particular patient account, one or more interface elements configured to allow the user to perform limited actions with respect to the particular patient account associated with the information, and a user interface element configured to allow a user to selectively activate the patient account.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: George Rizk Mechael, Laurie A. Hart, Angela Hodgetts, Pamela Fleury
  • Patent number: 9606707
    Abstract: A method for facilitating editing of a toggle item includes displaying an interface comprising one or more toggle items, each toggle item being configured to be toggled on and off when clicked on; receiving input corresponding to movement of a pointer to be disposed over a first toggle item of the one or more toggle items; determining that a predetermined amount of time has passed with the pointer being disposed over the first toggle item; displaying a cursor in the first toggle item at the location of the pointer; receiving input corresponding to a click while the cursor is displayed in the first toggle item; receiving input corresponding to editing of the first toggle item; and updating, based on the input corresponding to editing of the toggle item, the text of the toggle item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Anthony Edward Stuart, Ross Carlyle Teague
  • Patent number: 9600103
    Abstract: A method for facilitating the validation of an action by a user utilizing a touch screen device having a processor executing software commands includes providing an initial screen via a GUI displaying certain data fields and functional icons of a particular application. On the touch screen an initial active area is designated in association with certain data fields and functional icons. An end user interacts with the touch screen device generating an input signal. The input signal is received from the touch screen active area by the processor requesting an action. Upon receipt of the input signal, a validation active area on the touch screen is visually displayed. The validation active area is monitored for a secondary input signal generated by an end user interacting with the validation active area. The initial active area is monitored for determining an input signal in association with the initial active area is present.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Todd Michael Eischeid, David Windell
  • Patent number: 9594492
    Abstract: A user interface element includes a display area configured to display a value, an increment button configured to increment the displayed value, a decrement button configured to decrement the displayed value, and a slider configured to allow a user to rapidly increase or decrease the displayed value by sliding a finger across the slider.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Christy Jill Reed, Anthony Stuart, Art Swanson
  • Patent number: 9569092
    Abstract: A method includes displaying, to a user via an electronic display, a radial control comprising a plurality of concentric arcs, the radial control including a first central section defined by a first arc of the plurality of concentric arcs, and a plurality of child sections collectively defined by the first arc and the other arcs of the plurality of concentric arcs, the plurality of child sections being delineated from one another by dividers extending between two or more arcs of the plurality of concentric arcs, wherein the first central section is associated with a parent activity and each of the plurality of child sections is associated with a child activity related to the parent activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Christy Jill Reed, Leigh Randal McClure
  • Patent number: 9558335
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, from a user via an electronic device, input representing a password to be utilized for an account; automatically determining, utilizing a processor, a complexity value for the input password; automatically determining, based on the determined complexity value, security settings for the account; receiving, from a user via an electronic device, input representing an attempt to login to the account, the input representing an attempt to login to the account including an attempted password; automatically determining that the attempted password does not match the password to be utilized for the account; and determining a course of action to take in response to the determination that the attempted password does not match the password to be utilized for the account, the course of action being determined based at least in part on the automatically determined security settings for the account.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: David Thomas Windell, Todd Michael Eischeid, Scott David Bower
  • Patent number: 9513897
    Abstract: A portal is established between a software installer and a client to allow on-line management of a software implementation project. The installer of customizable software and the client may communicate through the portal to establish specifications for the software product. The software may be implemented by incorporating preconfigured software components into the software product. A portion of the preconfigured components may be modified based on the specifications of the client. The specifications may be identified by providing the client with a set-up wizard through the portal. The set-up wizard prompts the client for information and the software system may be configured based on logic generated in response to client input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Axel Granholm, Chris McLeod, Christine Stephens, Darlene Donkin
  • Patent number: 9507486
    Abstract: A mobile computing device includes computer-executable instructions contained in nonvolatile computer-readable memory which, when executed by a processor of the device, perform a method including the steps of providing a plurality of application user interface screens, and enabling the person to navigate between the application user interface screens based on receiving user input by the person. Each application user interface screen represents a different context of use of the application for accomplishing a different respective result or performing a different respective activity by a person interacting with the application on the computing device. In variations thereof for use on PCs, application user interface windows are provided. In other variations, different user roles with different access privileges and/or different functionality forms the basis of the different contexts. I still other variations, both types of contextual bases are utilized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Christy Jill Reed, Anthony Stuart
  • Patent number: 9443015
    Abstract: A method includes calculating, for each unique pair of search results of a plurality of search results, a first similarity value; automatically determining that the determined first similarity value for one or more of the unique pairs exceeds a similarity value threshold; iterating through similarity value calculations, until a similarity value is recalculated for each of the one or more unique pairs for which the first similarity value exceeded the similarity value threshold; and displaying the plurality of search results, each search result including display of data corresponding to default fields, and data corresponding to any looked up field that was necessary to cause a recalculated similarity value to fall below a threshold similarity value for any unique pair that search result belongs to.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Todd Michael Eischeid, Mary S. Johnson
  • Patent number: 9405524
    Abstract: A method for detecting a confirmation of a properly installed software product on a computing device, determining the software product installation properties of the properly installed software product, and storing information relating to at least one or more software product installation properties of the properly installed software product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventor: George Frank Squires Davis
  • Patent number: 9235328
    Abstract: A graphical user interface (GUI) is disclosed that allows user to quickly find and select (assign) specific items from a large data source that is housed in the cloud. The GUI includes a first and second grid that display unassigned and assigned items, respectively. Each of the first and second grids allows the user to filter each grid by typing in the search criteria and forwarding the criteria to the server. Items in each of the first and second grids may be moved between the two grids to quickly change the assigned state of moved items.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Scott Douglas Myers, Donald Robert Hedrich, Chad Scott Rust, Mike Broadwater
  • Patent number: 9235617
    Abstract: A method facilitating searching of data containing protected date information includes generating one or more randomly escalating dateID values for each date during a time period and storing such generated dateID values in a lookup table together with an encrypted, associated date value. Such generated dateID values can be stored in a datasource in place of protected dates in order to safeguard protected health information. In one or more preferred implementations, a de-identified date is stored in the lookup table in association with a dateID, and utilized for searching operations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: Gordon Lyles Blackwell, Jr., Brent Arasimowicz
  • Patent number: 9213812
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, from a user via an electronic device, input representing a password to be utilized for an account; automatically determining, utilizing a processor, a complexity value for the input password; automatically determining, based on the determined complexity value, security settings for the account; receiving, from a user via an electronic device, input representing an attempt to login to the account, the input representing an attempt to login to the account including an attempted password; automatically determining that the attempted password does not match the password to be utilized for the account; and determining a course of action to take in response to the determination that the attempted password does not match the password to be utilized for the account, the course of action being determined based at least in part on the automatically determined security settings for the account.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventors: David Thomas Windell, Todd Michael Eischeid, Scott David Bower
  • Patent number: 9191299
    Abstract: A system includes a plurality of queues configured to hold tasks and state information associated with such tasks. The system further includes a plurality of listeners configured to query one of the plurality of queues for a task, receive, in response to querying one of the plurality of queues for a task, a task together with state information associated with the task, effect processing of the received task, and communicate a result of the received task to another queue of the plurality of queues, the another queue of the plurality of queues being selected based on the processing of the received task.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: ALLSCRIPTS SOFTWARE, LLC
    Inventor: Jason Daniel Petit