Patents by Inventor Arthur A. Berube

Arthur A. Berube 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: 8280549
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Harold J. Liff, Brian T. Hart, Robert L. Wallace, Arthur A. Berube, Richard D. Hart, Enea W. Bossi
  • Publication number: 20110251718
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2011
    Publication date: October 13, 2011
    Inventors: Harold J. Liff, Brian T. Hart, Robert L. Wallace, Arthur A. Berube, Richard D. Hart, Enea W. Bossi
  • Patent number: 7991507
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2011
    Assignee: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Harold J. Liff, Brian T. Hart, Robert L. Wallace, Arthur A. Berube, Richard D. Hart, Enea W. Bossi, David Bossi, legal representative
  • Publication number: 20080238065
    Abstract: A roll cage assembly, for use on a vehicle, includes one or more structural components. At least one roll cage displacement assembly is coupled to the one or more structural components and the vehicle. The at least one roll cage displacement assembly is configured to allow for displacement of the one or more structural components with respect to the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2008
    Publication date: October 2, 2008
    Inventors: Richard D. Hart, Brian T. Hart, Arthur Berube
  • Patent number: 7427002
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2008
    Assignee: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Harold J. Liff, Brian T. Hart, Robert L. Wallace, Arthur A. Berube, Richard D. Hart, Enea W. Bossi, David Bossi, legal representative
  • Publication number: 20080175695
    Abstract: An object grasping assembly for use on a vehicle includes a fixed jaw assembly. A flexible strapping assembly includes a first distal end and a second distal end. The flexible strapping assembly is configured to be positioned about at least a portion of the periphery of an object to be grasped. An actuator assembly is configured to releasably affix the object to the fixed jaw assembly by releasably engaging at least one of the first and second distal ends and tensioning the flexible strapping assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2008
    Publication date: July 24, 2008
    Inventors: RICHARD D. HART, Brian T. Hart, Arthur A. Berube
  • Patent number: 7151982
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2006
    Assignee: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Harold J. Liff, Brian T. Hart, Robert L. Wallace, Arthur A. Berube, Richard D. Hart, David Bossi, legal representative, Enea W. Bossi, deceased
  • Patent number: 7006893
    Abstract: Systems and methods for the remote dispensing of packaged and non-packaged medical products using networked communications systems. A preferred embodiment of the invention utilizes a network to provide for the secure delivery of confidential patient information and the sending of dispense instructions to a remote dispensing station. A preferred embodiment of the present invention relates to systems and methods of dispensing samples of drugs or other medical products. Another preferred embodiment of the invention provides a system and method for dispensing non-prescription medications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2006
    Assignee: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian T. Hart, Richard D. Hart, Arthur A. Berube, Harold J. Liff, James Dowling, Steve Piantedosi, Scott G. Stout
  • Publication number: 20050065645
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2004
    Publication date: March 24, 2005
    Applicant: Telepharmacy Solutions, Incorporated
    Inventors: Harold Liff, Brian Hart, Robert Wallace, Arthur Berube, Richard Hart, Enea Bossi, David Bossi
  • Patent number: 6814254
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2004
    Assignee: Telepharmacy Solutions, Incorporated
    Inventors: Harold J. Liff, Brian T. Hart, Robert L. Wallace, Arthur A. Berube, Richard D. Hart, Enea W. Bossi, by David Bossi, legal representatvie
  • Patent number: 6814255
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2004
    Assignee: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Harold J. Liff, Brian T. Hart, Robert L. Wallace, Arthur A. Berube, Richard D. Hart, Enea W. Bossi
  • Publication number: 20040210341
    Abstract: The present invention relates to systems and methods for the remote dispensing of packaged and non-packaged medical products using networked communications systems. A preferred embodiment of the invention utilizes a network to provide for the secure delivery of confidential patient information and the sending of dispense instructions to a remote dispensing station. A preferred embodiment of the present invention relates to systems and methods of dispensing samples of drugs or other medical products. Another preferred embodiment of the invention provides a system and method for dispensing non-prescription medications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2004
    Publication date: October 21, 2004
    Applicant: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert L. Wallace, Brian T. Hart, Richard D. Hart, Arthur A. Berube, Harold J. Liff, Liana Buciuman-Coman, James Dowling, Steve Piantedosi
  • Patent number: 6776304
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2004
    Assignee: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Harold J. Liff, Brian T. Hart, Robert L. Wallace, Arthur A. Berube, Richard D. Hart, Enea W. Bossi
  • Patent number: 6735497
    Abstract: The present invention relates to systems and methods for the remote dispensing of packaged and non-packaged medical products using networked communications systems. A preferred embodiment of the invention utilizes a network to provide for the secure delivery of confidential patient information and the sending of dispense instructions to a remote dispensing station. A preferred embodiment of the present invention relates to systems and methods of dispensing samples of drugs or other medical products. Another preferred embodiment of the invention provides a system and method for dispensing non-prescription medications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2004
    Assignee: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert L. Wallace, Brian T. Hart, Richard D. Hart, Arthur A. Berube, Harold J. Liff, Liana Buciuman-Coman, James Dowling, Steve Piantedosi
  • Publication number: 20030216831
    Abstract: The present invention relates to systems and methods for the remote dispensing of packaged and non-packaged medical products using networked communications systems. A preferred embodiment of the invention utilizes a network to provide for the secure delivery of confidential patient information and the sending of dispense instructions to a remote dispensing station. A preferred embodiment of the present invention relates to systems and methods of dispensing samples of drugs or other medical products. Another preferred embodiment of the invention provides a system and method for dispensing non-prescription medications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2002
    Publication date: November 20, 2003
    Applicant: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian T. Hart, Richard D. Hart, Arthur A. Berube, Harold J. Liff, James Dowling, Steve Piantedosi, Scott G. Stout
  • Publication number: 20030189058
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2003
    Publication date: October 9, 2003
    Applicant: Telepharmacy Solutions, Incorporated
    Inventors: Harold J. Liff, Brian T. Hart, Robert L. Wallace, Arthur A. Berube, Richard D. Hart, Enea W. Bossi
  • Publication number: 20030125837
    Abstract: The present invention relates to systems and methods for the remote dispensing of packaged and non-packaged medical products using networked communications systems. A preferred embodiment of the invention utilizes a network to provide for the secure delivery of confidential patient information and the sending of dispense instructions to a remote dispensing station. A preferred embodiment of the present invention relates to systems and methods of dispensing samples of drugs or other medical products. Another preferred embodiment of the invention provides a system and method for dispensing non-prescription medications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2002
    Publication date: July 3, 2003
    Applicant: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert L. Walace, Brian T. Hart, Richard D. Hart, Arthur A. Berube, Harold J. Liff, Liana Buciuman-Coman, James Dowling
  • Publication number: 20030121929
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2003
    Publication date: July 3, 2003
    Applicant: Telepharmacy Solutions, Incorporated
    Inventors: Harold J. Liff, Brian T. Hart, Robert L. Wallace, Arthur A. Berube, Richard D. Hart, Enea W. Bossi, David Bossi
  • Patent number: 6581798
    Abstract: An automated drug dispensing system includes a cabinet adapted to store a variety of prepackaged pharmaceuticals in a plurality of bins for filling patient prescriptions. Each bin stores a particular variety of packaged multiple-dose pharmaceutical. Each variety of pharmaceutical is associated with a particular code. A controller receives request signals and in response generates dispense signals. Each bin includes a dispenser coupled to the controller for dispensing the packaged pharmaceuticals therefrom in response to a dispense signal sent from the controller. After a package is dispensed, a code reader determines the code of the dispensed package and verifies whether the code on the dispensed package matches the code of the requested package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2003
    Assignee: Telepharmacy Solutions, Incorporated
    Inventors: Harold J. Liff, Brian T. Hart, Robert L. Wallace, Arthur A. Berube, Richard D. Hart, Enea W. Bossi
  • Patent number: 6564121
    Abstract: The present invention relates to systems and methods for the remote dispensing of packaged and non-packaged medical products using networked communications systems. A preferred embodiment of the invention utilizes a network to provide for the secure delivery of confidential patient information and the sending of dispense instructions to a remote dispensing station. A preferred embodiment of the present invention relates to systems and methods of dispensing samples of drugs or other medical products. Another preferred embodiment of the invention provides a system and method for dispensing non-prescription medications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2003
    Assignee: Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert L. Wallace, Brian T. Hart, Richard D. Hart, Arthur A. Berube, Harold J. Liff, Liana Buciuman-Coman, James Dowling