Patents Assigned to Paxton Developments Inc.
  • Patent number: 5867821
    Abstract: This new and unique method and apparatus is used for the distribution and administration of medical services, entertainment services, electronic medical records, educational information, etc. to a patient's individual electronic patient care station (PCS) interconnected to a master library (ML) which stores data in digital compressed format, through a local medical information network. The patient/medical personnel interact with this medical information network through the unique PCS and receives the requested service or data from the master library. The data is then displayed either on the associated television set or video monitor or through wireless/IR communications to a peripheral personal data assistant (pen based computer technology) The data for text, audio, and video information is all compressed digitally to facilitate distribution and only decompressed at the final stage before viewing/interaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 1996
    Date of Patent: February 2, 1999
    Assignee: Paxton Developments Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas J. Ballantyne, Michael Mulhall