Patents by Inventor Akinori Hatsuno

Akinori Hatsuno has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 9889957
    Abstract: A drug packaging device is provided in which both sheets are easily connectable to each other with a simple construction. A working plate having a first portion for temporarily fixing an end portion of a sheet remaining at a drug filling unit side, and a second portion for temporarily fixing an end portion of a new sheet are provided. The end portions of the respective packaging sheets which are temporarily fixed at the first portion and the second portion are connectable to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akinori Hatsuno, Hiroshi Hama
  • Publication number: 20140109514
    Abstract: A drug packaging device is provided in which both sheets are easily connectable to each other with a simple construction. A working plate having a first portion for temporarily fixing an end portion of a sheet remaining at a drug filling unit side, and a second portion for temporarily fixing an end portion of a new sheet are provided. The end portions of the respective packaging sheets which are temporarily fixed at the first portion and the second portion are connectable to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2013
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: PANASONIC HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akinori Hatsuno, Hiroshi Hama
  • Publication number: 20140109528
    Abstract: A drug-packaging device is provided that can reduce the number of steps executed by a worker with suppressing waste of a sheet which is caused by sheet exchange. A detection sensor for detecting the connection site between a packaging sheet remaining at a drug filling unit side and a new package sheet is provided, and drug filling processing at the connection site is skipped.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2013
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: PANASONIC HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Hama, Akinori Hatsuno
  • Patent number: 8640431
    Abstract: In a medicine packaging machine including a medicine accommodating mechanism for accommodating plural medicines, a chute for guiding medicines arbitrarily taken out from the medicine accommodating mechanism to a medicine packaging sheet, and a medicine packaging mechanism having a heater for thermally welding the medicine packaging sheet, the heater is provided with an incision tooth for forming an incision at an edge portion of the medicine packaging sheet at the same time when the medicine packaging sheet filled with the medicines. Furthermore, a cutting mechanism for cutting at a predetermined position a separate package bag formed by thermally welding the medicine packaging sheet is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignee: Panasonic Healthcare Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akinori Hatsuno, Masayoshi Ogura, Hideyuki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 8607537
    Abstract: In a medicine packaging machine including a medicine accommodating mechanism for accommodating plural medicines, a chute for guiding medicines arbitrarily taken out from the medicine accommodating mechanism to a medicine packaging sheet, and a medicine packaging mechanism having a heater for thermally welding the medicine packaging sheet, the heater is provided with an incision tooth for forming an incision at an edge portion of the medicine packaging sheet at the same time when the medicine packaging sheet filled with the medicines. Furthermore, a cutting mechanism for cutting at a predetermined position a separate package bag formed by thermally welding the medicine packaging sheet is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Panasonic Healthcare Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akinori Hatsuno, Masayoshi Ogura, Hideyuki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 8442676
    Abstract: A medication storage for storing medications while cooling down them is constituted so as to allow a medication based on prescription data to be certainly taken out. The medication storage cools down inside a storeroom for storing the medications to a predetermined temperature by a cooling unit. The medication storage, includes: a plurality of shelves rotatably provided in the storeroom; a plurality of storage partitions which are respectively constituted on each shelf and store the medications; a motor for rotating the shelves; a plurality of openings provided respectively for being arranged to correspond to each of the shelves thereby allowing only medication in any one of the storage partitions to be taken out; a plurality of doors for openably closing each opening, respectively; a plurality of lock solenoids for locking each door, respectively; and a control unit for controlling the motor and the lock solenoid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2013
    Assignee: Panasonic Healthcare Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichi Kobayashi, Manabu Haraguchi, Akinori Hatsuno
  • Publication number: 20130061556
    Abstract: A solid preparation packaging apparatus includes a solid preparation accommodating unit, a transfer mechanism unit and a solid preparation packaging mechanism unit each individually accommodated in a main body so as to be capable of being pulled out or pushed back in the back-and-forth direction; an electrical component chamber containing a CPU circuit board and a power supply at the lowest portion of the solid preparation packaging apparatus, and a flexible wiring cover mounted across the electrical component chamber and the solid preparation packaging mechanism unit in order to pass, through the flexible wiring cover, a wiring of the solid preparation accommodating unit, the transfer mechanism unit and the solid preparation packaging mechanism unit to the CPU circuit board and the power supply.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2012
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: PANASONIC HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akinori HATSUNO, Tetsuo SAKURAI
  • Publication number: 20120159908
    Abstract: In a medicine packaging machine including a medicine accommodating mechanism for accommodating plural medicines, a chute for guiding medicines arbitrarily taken out from the medicine accommodating mechanism to a medicine packaging sheet, and a medicine packaging mechanism having a heater for thermally welding the medicine packaging sheet, the heater is provided with an incision tooth for forming an incision at an edge portion of the medicine packaging sheet at the same time when the medicine packaging sheet filled with the medicines. Furthermore, a cutting mechanism for cutting at a predetermined position a separate package bag formed by thermally welding the medicine packaging sheet is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2012
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akinori Hatsuno, Masayoshi Ogura, Hideyuki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 8186542
    Abstract: An object is to provide a medicine supply apparatus capable of reducing a time required for charging medicines without causing any trouble during counting of the medicines, the apparatus comprises: a discharge drum which discharges the medicines from a tablet case; a medicine detecting sensor which detects the medicines discharged from the tablet case, and a control device, and this control device controls a rotating motor for rotating the discharge drum to discharge the medicines from the tablet case, counts the discharged medicines based on a detecting operation of the medicine detecting sensor, and changes a discharge speed of the medicine by the discharge drum depending on a type of medicine in the tablet case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2012
    Assignee: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichi Kobayashi, Manabu Haraguchi, Akinori Hatsuno, Toshitake Maruyama, Tetsuo Sakurai
  • Publication number: 20100077699
    Abstract: In a medicine packaging machine including a medicine accommodating mechanism for accommodating plural medicines, a chute for guiding medicines arbitrarily taken out from the medicine accommodating mechanism to a medicine packaging sheet, and a medicine packaging mechanism having a heater for thermally welding the medicine packaging sheet, the heater is provided with an incision tooth for forming an incision at an edge portion of the medicine packaging sheet at the same time when the medicine packaging sheet filled with the medicines. Furthermore, a cutting mechanism for cutting at a predetermined position a separate package bag formed by thermally welding the medicine packaging sheet is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2009
    Publication date: April 1, 2010
    Applicant: SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akinori Hatsuno, Masayoshi Ogura, Hideyuki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20090236954
    Abstract: A medication storage for storing medications while cooling down them is constituted so as to allow a medication based on prescription data to be certainly taken out. The medication storage cools down inside a storeroom for storing the medications to a predetermined temperature by a cooling unit. The medication storage, includes: a plurality of shelves rotatably provided in the storeroom; a plurality of storage partitions which are respectively constituted on each shelf and store the medications; a motor for rotating the shelves; a plurality of openings provided respectively for being arranged to correspond to each of the shelves thereby allowing only medication in any one of the storage partitions to be taken out; a plurality of doors for openably closing each opening, respectively; a plurality of lock solenoids for locking each door, respectively; and a control unit for controlling the motor and the lock solenoid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2008
    Publication date: September 24, 2009
    Applicant: SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichi Kobayashi, Manabu Haraguchi, Akinori Hatsuno
  • Publication number: 20090045214
    Abstract: An object is to provide a medicine supply apparatus capable of reducing a time required for charging medicines without causing any trouble during counting of the medicines, the apparatus comprises: a discharge drum which discharges the medicines from a tablet case; a medicine detecting sensor which detects the medicines discharged from the tablet case, and a control device, and this control device controls a rotating motor for rotating the discharge drum to discharge the medicines from the tablet case, counts the discharged medicines based on a detecting operation of the medicine detecting sensor, and changes a discharge speed of the medicine by the discharge drum depending on a type of medicine in the tablet case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2008
    Publication date: February 19, 2009
    Applicant: SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichi Kobayashi, Manabu Haraguchi, Akinori Hatsuno, Toshitake Maruyama, Tetsuo Sakurai
  • Patent number: 7334700
    Abstract: There is disclosed a medicine supplying apparatus which can effectively eliminate medicine clogging in a nozzle for releasing a medicine into a package paper or the like. The medicine supplying apparatus supplies the medicine discharged from a tablet case which contains the medicine, and comprises the nozzle for releasing the medicine discharged from the tablet case; a shutter which is rotatably disposed in the nozzle and which opens/closes a medicine falling passage in the nozzle; and a roller which is rotatably disposed facing the medicine falling passage in the nozzle. The roller is disposed in a position at a height facing the shutter, and rotates in conjunction with the opening/closing of the shutter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2008
    Assignees: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., Sanyo Electric Biomedical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akinori Hatsuno, Atsuo Inamura, Hideyuki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20060167586
    Abstract: An object is to provide a medicine supply apparatus capable of reducing a time required for charging medicines without causing any trouble during counting of the medicines, the apparatus comprises: a discharge drum which discharges the medicines from a tablet case; a medicine detecting sensor which detects the medicines discharged from the tablet case, and a control device, and this control device controls a rotating motor for rotating the discharge drum to discharge the medicines from the tablet case, counts the discharged medicines based on a detecting operation of the medicine detecting sensor, and changes a discharge speed of the medicine by the discharge drum depending on a type of medicine in the tablet case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2006
    Publication date: July 27, 2006
    Applicant: SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichi Kobayashi, Manabu Haraguchi, Akinori Hatsuno, Toshitake Maruyama, Tetsuo Sakural
  • Publication number: 20060016827
    Abstract: There is disclosed a medicine supplying apparatus which can effectively eliminate medicine clogging in a nozzle for releasing a medicine into a package paper or the like. The medicine supplying apparatus supplies the medicine discharged from a tablet case which contains the medicine, and comprises the nozzle for releasing the medicine discharged from the tablet case; a shutter which is rotatably disposed in the nozzle and which opens/closes a medicine falling passage in the nozzle; and a roller which is rotatably disposed facing the medicine falling passage in the nozzle. The roller is disposed in a position at a height facing the shutter, and rotates in conjunction with the opening/closing of the shutter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2005
    Publication date: January 26, 2006
    Applicants: SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD., SANYO ELECTRIC BIOMEDICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akinori Hatsuno, Atsuo Inamura, Hideyuki Takahashi