Abstract: A patient communication device for advanced patient communication and methods for making and using same. According to one embodiment, a patient communication device comprises a selection input mechanism for generating a message on a display, the message reflecting a patient request and an urgency level associated with the patient request. The selection input mechanism includes one or more of a button, keyboard and a touch screen. Further, the patient communication device includes a transmitter for transmitting the message to a central processing server and a status indicator on the display, the status indicator representing a transmission status associated with the message.
Abstract: A method and system for advanced patient communication have been disclosed. According to one embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises providing a patient communication device through which a patient communicates a first message from a hospital bed. The first message is received at a central processing server. The first message is processed to identify an urgency level of the message. One or more additional messages are generated based on the first message. The one or more additional messages are transmitted to specific health care provider devices of specific health care providers who are expected to respond to the patient.
April 30, 2012
Date of Patent:
June 7, 2016
ELOQUENCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Bryan James Traughber, Lance S. Patak, Thomas Morphopoulos
Abstract: A health care provider tracking system and method are disclosed. Such a method may include customizing a healthcare device user interface by presenting a first user interface on the healthcare device; receiving tag data having a healthcare provider identifier; sending the tag data to an authentication server; receiving an access token; and presenting a second user interface on the healthcare device different from the first user interface. The second user interface is configured based on the access token and the healthcare provider identifier. A healthcare tracking system may include a plurality of user tags and a plurality of healthcare devices configured to present a first user interface; obtain the tag data from user tags; communicate tag data; receive an access token; and present a second user interface on the healthcare device different from the first user interface.
May 1, 2014
November 6, 2014
Eloquence Communications, Inc.
Bryan J. Traughber, Lance S. Patak, Brendon Dugan, Vaughn Teegarden