Patents by Inventor Arieh S. Halpern

Arieh S. Halpern 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: 8217946
    Abstract: An intuitive graphical display as described herein can be rendered by a host device that obtains physiological patient data (such as blood glucose values) in real time or substantially real time. The graphical display includes a calibrated bar graph having a desired measurement range for the monitored parameter. The graphical display also includes a dynamic measurement value indicator that moves along the bar graph in a manner that tracks the current value of the monitored physiological characteristic. The graphical display may also incorporate easy-to-interpret display elements that allow the user to quickly determine whether the current value of the monitored physiological characteristic is within or outside a normal range, whether the monitored physiological characteristic is rising or falling, and the approximate rate of change of the monitored physiological characteristic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2012
    Assignee: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Arieh S. Halpern, Cary Talbot
  • Publication number: 20120001920
    Abstract: An intuitive graphical display as described herein can be rendered by a host device that obtains physiological patient data (such as blood glucose values) in real time or substantially real time. The graphical display includes a calibrated bar graph having a desired measurement range for the monitored parameter. The graphical display also includes a dynamic measurement value indicator that moves along the bar graph in a manner that tracks the current value of the monitored physiological characteristic. The graphical display may also incorporate easy-to-interpret display elements that allow the user to quickly determine whether the current value of the monitored physiological characteristic is within or outside a normal range, whether the monitored physiological characteristic is rising or falling, and the approximate rate of change of the monitored physiological characteristic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2011
    Publication date: January 5, 2012
    Applicant: MEDTRONIC MINIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Arieh S. HALPERN, Cary TALBOT
  • Publication number: 20100010330
    Abstract: A monitor device for a fluid infusion system and its operating, display, and data processing characteristics are described herein. One embodiment of the monitor device is used in an insulin infusion system having an insulin infusion pump and a continuous glucose sensor transmitter. The monitor device is configured as a wireless bedside monitor that wirelessly receives status data from a device in the fluid infusion system, such as the infusion pump or the sensor transmitter. The monitor device supports a number of user interface features, alarm/alert features, and graphical display features, where such features enhance the overall operation and user-friendliness of the monitor device. For example, the monitor device can generate status icons that graphically indicate the time remaining for an exhaustible operating quantity of a device in the infusion system (e.g., a battery charge, a fluid reservoir volume, or a calibration or replacement period).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2009
    Publication date: January 14, 2010
    Applicant: MEDTRONIC MINIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Ulrich Rankers, Bradley J. Enegren, Rebecca K. Gottlieb, Jino Han, Kris R. Holtzclaw, Peter I. Hong, Emilian Istoc, John J. Mastrototaro, Sheldon B. Moberg, Cary Talbot, Gary L. Williams, Arieh S. Halpern
  • Publication number: 20090113295
    Abstract: An intuitive graphical display as described herein can be rendered by a host device that obtains physiological patient data (such as blood glucose values) in real time or substantially real time. The graphical display includes a calibrated bar graph having a desired measurement range for the monitored parameter. The graphical display also includes a dynamic measurement value indicator that moves along the bar graph in a manner that tracks the current value of the monitored physiological characteristic. The graphical display may also incorporate easy-to-interpret display elements that allow the user to quickly determine whether the current value of the monitored physiological characteristic is within or outside a normal range, whether the monitored physiological characteristic is rising or falling, and the approximate rate of change of the monitored physiological characteristic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2007
    Publication date: April 30, 2009
    Inventors: Arieh S. Halpern, Cary Talbot
  • Publication number: 20090112626
    Abstract: A remote wireless monitoring system for patient data, and an ambulatory system for processing and transmitting physiological characteristic data are provided. An embodiment of a system for remote wireless monitoring of data for a patient includes an ambulatory sensor/transmitter subsystem that wirelessly transmits measured values of a physiological characteristic of the patient, a base station that wirelessly receives signals from the sensor/transmitter subsystem, and a remote monitor that wirelessly receives signals from the base station. The remote monitor is configured to generate audio and/or visual indicia (representing alarms, the measured values, device or system status information, etc.) in response to the base station signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2007
    Publication date: April 30, 2009
    Inventors: Cary Talbot, Arieh S. Halpern
  • Publication number: 20080300572
    Abstract: A monitor device for a fluid infusion system and its operating, display, and data processing characteristics are described herein. One embodiment of the monitor device is used in an insulin infusion system having an insulin infusion pump and a continuous glucose sensor transmitter. The monitor device is configured as a wireless bedside monitor that wirelessly receives status data from a device in the fluid infusion system, such as the infusion pump or the sensor transmitter. The monitor device supports a number of user interface features, alarm/alert features, and graphical display features, where such features enhance the overall operation and user-friendliness of the monitor device. For example, the monitor device can generate status icons that graphically indicate the time remaining for an exhaustible operating quantity of a device in the infusion system (e.g., a battery charge, a fluid reservoir volume, or a calibration or replacement period).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2007
    Publication date: December 4, 2008
    Applicant: MEDTRONIC MINIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Ulrich Rankers, Bradley J. Enegren, Rebecca K. Gottlieb, Jino Han, Kris R. Holtzclaw, Peter I. Hong, Emilian Istoc, John J. Mastrototaro, Sheldon B. Moberg, Cary Talbot, Gary L. Williams, Arieh S. Halpern
  • Patent number: 6510344
    Abstract: A medical telemetry system includes a procedure alarm silence feature that enables a clinician to remotely disable a monitoring station alarm in order to perform a patient procedure that might cause inadvertent false alarms. To disable the alarm for a preprogrammed time interval, the clinician presses keys on the telemetry unit according to a predefined key sequence that is selected so as to reduce a likelihood of accidental alarm disablement. The monitoring system responds to the predefined sequence by disabling an audible alarm for all alarm conditions except class 1 arrhythmias. A corresponding visual alarm at the monitoring station is maintained active. While the alarm is disabled, the monitoring station displays an indication of the amount of time until expiration of the preprogrammed time interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2003
    Assignee: GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Arieh S. Halpern
  • Patent number: 5687717
    Abstract: A patient monitoring system includes one or more chassis, a plurality of patient care modules associated with the chassis, and a portable computer for communicating with, and controlling the modules. Each patient is assigned to a chassis, and each module is assigned to a patient and to a chassis. Each module is fully operational in either an independent or a dependent mode. In both modes, the chassis continuously polls the module for patient data collected by the module. In the dependent mode, the module is physically received by, and powered from, the chassis, and sends patient data to a computer in the chassis for storage therein. In the independent mode, the module is remote from, and independent of, the chassis. In the independent mode, the module stores patient data in its own memory when data cannot be communicated to the chassis. When requested by the portable computer, the chassis communicate the patient data to the portable computer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 18, 1997
    Assignee: Tremont Medical, Inc.
    Inventors: Arieh S. Halpern, Anthony J. Aldrich
  • Patent number: 5107831
    Abstract: A ventilator control system is responsive to a flow rate signal from a flow rate sensor that senses the flow rate of gas to a ventilated patient. The ventilator control system provides an episode signal to a ventilator to actuate the ventilator to provide an assisted breath. The ventilator control system has an interactive control panel for providing an operator selectable duration signal scaled to define a selected time interval between breaths. An operator also selects a flow rate threshold signal scale to define the flow rate that must be exceeded to qualify a breath from a patient as a valid breath. Episode signal circuitry responds to the flow rate signal, the flow-rate threshold signal, and the duration signal to generate an episode signal in response to the flow rate signal failing to exceed the flow rate threshold signal within the selected time interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 1991
    Date of Patent: April 28, 1992
    Assignee: Bear Medical Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Arieh S. Halpern, Ioan T. Oltean
  • Patent number: 5069220
    Abstract: A method for analyzing the concentration of selected constituent gases in the expiratory gas streams from a patient. The method includes the steps of: (a) measuring the flow rate of the expiratory gas stream to provide a flow rate signal; (b) generating a tidal volume signal in response to the flow rate signal; (c) generating a sample control signal in response to the tidal volume signal and the flow rate signal to mark an interval within the end tidal periods of several successive expiratory gas streams; (d) extracting a sample of each of the several successive expiratory gas streams during the marked interval in response to the sample control signal; (e) accumulating each extracted sample in a variable volume reservoir; (f) transferring the accumulated gas samples within the variable volume reservoir into a sample cell in response to the variable volume reaching a predetermined limit; and (g) measuring the concentration of the selected constituent gas in the volume of gas contained in the cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 1989
    Date of Patent: December 3, 1991
    Assignee: Bear Medical Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: James W. Casparie, Arieh S. Halpern