Patents Examined by Sheetal R Paulson
  • Patent number: 10410305
    Abstract: An exception-based integrated patient access workflow via a single user interface is provided. When patient data associated with a healthcare encounter is received, various rules may be applied to cross-check the received data with other stored and received data to ensure correct patient data and to ensure accurate information for downstream patient access workflow processes. An indication of discrepant data, missing data, or input/user-interaction that may be needed for performance of a patient access workflow process may be provided. The indication may be provided via alerts displayed in an integrated user interface. Accordingly, a user may be able to address and resolve alerts to ensure patient access workflow processes are performed prior to a healthcare encounter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: EXPERIAN HEALTH, INC.
    Inventors: Edmond Chase Pilkington, Joseph M. Magee, III, Howard Bright, Michael Moreau, Lance Mansfield, Marcus Padgett
  • Patent number: 10410308
    Abstract: A system for personal medical care, intelligent analysis and diagnosis may include: at least one source of medical information; at least one source of personal medical data for at least one patient; and one or more servers, where the medical information and the personal medical data are accessible to the server(s). The server(s) may include: an artificial intelligence (AI) component for analyzing the personal medical data with the medical information and identifying at least one issue requiring follow-up by the patient or by at least one external authorized entity; and at least one real-time communication link for bi-directional communication with at least one external authorized entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: FUZZMED, INC.
    Inventors: Khalid Abousy, Hamed Sallam, Sameh Abouissa
  • Patent number: 10402543
    Abstract: A business model for facilitating the deployment of prescription validation systems into pharmacies is installed in pharmacies for little or no up-front cost to the pharmacy. Instead, the pharmacy is charged on a per use basis, that is, charged every time a prescription is validated in the system. In this way, the system vendor obtains payment on a subscription-like basis. Up-front costs at the pharmacy are avoided. Moreover, risks to a pharmacy concerning maintenance and slow productivity are avoided, or shifted onto the system owner, who is able to assess those risks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: VOLCANO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Petros Kotidis
  • Patent number: 10402872
    Abstract: A system for documenting and coding diagnostic and interventional procedures for hospital and physician reimbursement, and automating the process of documenting and coding so that the two steps are unified into a singular activity. The computer-based system provides a graphical user interface allowing the physician to input details pertinent to the diagnostic and interventional procedures in an interactive manner. The computer program provides active guidance that enforces specification of details required to justify medical necessity of each performed procedure. Based on the physician's procedure entry, the program generates the resulting CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes and their accompanying documentation, thereby eliminating the opportunity for error. The program produces reports ready for submission for reimbursement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Inventors: David R. Zielske, Ryan Kenton Palmer
  • Patent number: 10403393
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided for facilitating the voice-assisted creation of a shorthand clinical note on a mobile or tablet device. A microphone on the device is used to capture a conversation between a clinician and a patient. Clinically-relevant concepts in the conversation are identified, extracted, and temporarily presented on the device's touch screen interface. The concepts are selectable, and upon selection, the selected concept is populated into a clinical note display area of the touch screen interface. The shorthand clinical note may be used as a memory prompt for the later creation of a more comprehensive clinical note.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: CERNER INNOVATION, INC.
    Inventors: Thomas C. Gifford, Bryan T. Rose
  • Patent number: 10395762
    Abstract: Provided herein are various systems and methods for monitoring how users interact with medical imaging exams to automatically determine the view order and importance of various series within medical imaging exams as a function of a particular user, exam type, clinical information, and/or other characteristic of medical data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: MERGE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS INC.
    Inventor: Evan K. Fram
  • Patent number: 10380497
    Abstract: Disclosed are the embodiments for creating a model capable of identifying one or more clusters in a healthcare dataset. An input is received pertaining to a range of numbers. Each number in the range of numbers is representative of a number of clusters in the healthcare dataset. For a cluster, one or more first parameters of a distribution associated with the cluster are estimated. Thereafter, a threshold value is determined based on the one or more first parameters. An inverse cumulative distribution of each of one or more n-dimensional variables in the healthcare dataset is determined. The one or more first parameters are updated to generate one or more second parameters based on the estimated inverse cumulative distribution. A model is created for each number in the range of numbers based on the one or more second parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Conduent Business Services, LLC
    Inventors: Sakyajit Bhattacharya, Vaibhav Rajan
  • Patent number: 10373182
    Abstract: Systems and method of the present disclosure are directed to providing a geographical ticker of financial transactions. A mapping engine on a server receives a first set of transaction data within a first predetermined time window from a database that includes a monetary amount of a transaction and an entity at which each transaction. The mapping engine obtains a location of the entity for each transaction and displays, on a digital map and in a first time sequence corresponding to the first predetermined time window, an icon at each location for each transaction. The mapping engine displays, on the digital map and in one or more time sequences corresponding to one or more predetermined time windows subsequent to the first predetermined time window, an icon at each location for each transaction within one or more sets of transaction data corresponding to the one or more predetermined time windows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: ALEGEUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Eugene Saksonov, Steven Auerbach
  • Patent number: 10373713
    Abstract: A system and method is disclosed for facilitating transactions involving pharmaceutical products. The system can be particularly useful for independent pharmacies, allowing them to resell pharmaceuticals that would otherwise likely expire before being used. The system can be highly automated and highly customized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: BRECKENRIDGE CAPITAL LLC
    Inventors: John Kello, Gablan Zawaideh
  • Patent number: 10371547
    Abstract: A display system for dynamically displaying aircraft flight information. The system includes a processor, memory, and a display. The processor is capable of communicating with the memory, the display, and a system environment of the aircraft. The processor is configured to display a flight map for the aircraft on the display, to evaluate state variable(s) dynamically representing state(s) in the aircraft system environment, and dynamically modify the flight map based at least in part on the evaluation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Sven D. Aspen, Andreas Sindlinger, Patrick Wipplinger
  • Patent number: 10373255
    Abstract: Methods and systems for maintaining pharmacy provider networks are described. In one embodiment, claims adjudication data associated with a member and a prescribed drug is accessed. The prescribed drug associated with the member is classified as one of an acute medication and a maintenance medication. A pharmacy provider network is associated with the prescribed drug based on, at least in part, classifying the prescribed drug. It is determined if a pharmacy associated with the claims adjudication data is included within the pharmacy provider network associated with the prescribed drug. A pharmacy claim may be adjudicated for the prescribed drug based on the claim and the pharmacy provider network. Additional methods and systems are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Express Scripts Strategic Development, Inc.
    Inventor: Jacob Jon Cedergreen
  • Patent number: 10372880
    Abstract: Methods for managing a return of a prepared medication are provided. In one aspect, a method includes receiving an identification of at least one returned medication delivered to a first location, and receiving an order for another medication. The method also includes determining whether the at least one returned medication is usable for completing the order of the other medication, and when the determination indicates that the at least one returned medication is usable for completing the order of the other medication, providing a notification indicating that the at least one returned medication is usable for completing the order of the other medication. Systems and machine-readable media are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: CareFusion 303, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas William Utech, Maria Consolacion Jaskela, William Lee Webster
  • Patent number: 10366780
    Abstract: A predictive system and method for using a physician's existing patient database to more effectively and efficiently identify potential candidates for medical treatments or clinical research trials. The system and method includes an automated three-tiered qualification process using information about a specific medical treatment received from a company looking for potential candidates for the medical treatment wherein potential candidates are initially prequalified by comparing the information about the medical treatment to the information contained in a physician's patient database. The potential candidates that are identified by the first tier of the qualification process then answer additional questions from a patient screening survey. Finally, additional questions from a physician consultation questionnaire are completed by the referring physician's office.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: ELLIGO HEALTH RESEARCH, INC.
    Inventors: Thomas Dorsett, Tushar Jain
  • Patent number: 10360650
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for real-time coding of medical group codes such as diagnosis and procedure related groups is described. In one embodiment, one or more initial medical group codes may be assigned to a patient record based on a first set of inputs. Upon assigning the one or more initial medical group codes, a coding summary of the one or more assigned medical group codes may be displayed. While displaying the coding summary, at least one input from a subsequent set of inputs may be received and updating one or more medical group codes in the patient record.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATION PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Elizabeth Harris, Christopher J. Hepworth, Jason M. Mark, Jeramie P. Naef, Cindy R. Wilkey
  • Patent number: 10340037
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method aggregates medical data from a plurality of source providers. In the method, medical data is received from a source provider. This medical data may be associated with patient-identification information. In order to aggregate this data with other data about the same patient, this data is then reconciled with existing patient medical data records in a medical records database to identify a master patient to whom the received medical data relates. The medical records database includes a plurality of different types of patient medical data records, and each data record is associated with a corresponding time and a corresponding source. Verification is performed to confirm that the source provider associated with the received medical data is authorized to add medical data related to the identified master patient, and finally a new medical data record containing the received medical data is written to the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Allscripts Software, LLC
    Inventors: Matthew C. Douglass, Jonathan M. Malek
  • Patent number: 10339607
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided for analyzing amounts of time spent in medical records. Time data may be analyzed by clinician, by specialty, by location, by patient, by activity, and the like. Such analysis will provide, among other things, an insight into how much total time is spent in medical records, how the time is spent, when the time is spent, etc. By breaking down the time data it may be possible to identify modifications to reduce the amount of time spent in medical records.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: CERNER INNOVATION, INC.
    Inventors: Nathan M. Vavroch, Daniel Aycock
  • Patent number: 10340042
    Abstract: Various illustrative embodiments of a system, method and related devices for coding of a medical procedure for a patient are disclosed. The disclosed subject matter seeks to improve the operational flow of hospital billing for medical procedures, including but not limited to those procedures generally performed in the cardiac catheterization laboratory, interventional or endovascular suite or hospital operating room such as those relating to interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, vascular surgery, pacemakers and implantable defibrillators, and biliary and central venous access devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: MEDICAL ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.
    Inventors: Belinda Stanley-Majors, Gary Burns
  • Patent number: 10331850
    Abstract: A method for estimating a body surface model of a patient includes: (a) segmenting, by a computer processor, three-dimensional sensor image data to isolate patient data from environmental data; (b) categorizing, by the computer processor, a body pose of the patient from the patient data using a first trained classifier; (c) parsing, by the computer processor, the patient data to an anatomical feature of the patient using a second trained classifier, wherein the parsing is based on a result of the categorizing; and (d) estimating, by the computer processor, the body surface model of the patient based on a result of the parsing. Systems for estimating a body surface model of a patient are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Vivek Kumar Singh, Yao-jen Chang, Kai Ma, Terrence Chen, Michael Wels, Grzegorz Soza
  • Patent number: 10319469
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided for delivering healthcare records with low latency. Healthcare data is collected from various disparate healthcare data sources. The data is filtered in accordance with routing rules to identify healthcare data to deliver to a processing node. The routing rules specify that healthcare data from a particular originating source of a particular data type is to be delivered to a particular processing node. The healthcare data is converted to a local format for use by a computing solution. This system of delivering healthcare data with low latency ensures that the data is delivered to the correct location in the correct format, even if the routing rules change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Cerner Innovation, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew P. Olson, Bryan J. Baugher, Micah K. Whitacre
  • Patent number: 10311237
    Abstract: Disclosed are embodiments for determining where a license period for consuming content is expired. An exemplary embodiment involves receiving content for consumption on a client device, the content being associated with a license agreement defining a license period for consumption and determining whether the license period has expired based at least in part on a current time received from a server, the server being separate from the client device. The embodiment then involves terminating access to the content based on a determination that the license period has expired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Adobe Inc.
    Inventors: Kunal Shah, Nobuo Griffin