Patents by Inventor Carl D. Dvorak

Carl D. Dvorak 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).

  • Publication number: 20180366232
    Abstract: A computerized system provides a set of terminal devices accessible to physicians allowing for the electronic exchange of information through a display and data input device and the server system communicating between the anonymous medical record database and the terminal devices to: (1) allow a searching by a given physician of the anonymous medical record database according to search criteria entered by the given physician to provide a search result of patients; and (2) allow communication by the given physician with at least one patient's physician for a patient in the search result using the anonymous identifier to the patient's physician.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Carl D. Dvorak, Brian M. Weisberger, Matthew D. Sidney, Janet L. Campbell, Daniel J. Donoghue, John Ji-hoon Kim, Bhavik Shah, Larry G. Irwin, II
  • Patent number: 10096075
    Abstract: A computerized system allows intercommunication of patients with respect to the treatment of their diseases. This system includes an electronic medical record database providing electronic medical records of a given set of patients as developed by healthcare professionals and linked to an anonymous identifier for each patient and a set of terminal devices accessible to the patients allowing for the electronic exchange of information through a display and data input device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Epic Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Carl D. Dvorak, Brian M. Weisberger, Matthew D. Sidney, Janet L. Campbell, Daniel J. Donoghue, John Ji-hoon Kim, Bhavik Shah, Larry G. Irwin, II
  • Patent number: 8972272
    Abstract: A room-based terminal near the patient's bedside is used to supplement the operation of a patient care computing device to improve contemporaneous data capture and information accessibility during a healthcare provider's rounds. The particular benefits of the stationary terminal and patient care computing device augment each other in providing superior workflow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Epic Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Carl D. Dvorak, Stirling B. Martin, Aaron M. Webb
  • Patent number: 8688474
    Abstract: An integrated system provides patients with secure, real-time access to their Personal Health Record and an Enterprise Health Information System (PHR and EHIS, respectively). Access may be provided by way of the Internet and via a Personal Health Portal (PHP) web page. From the secure PHP web page, patients can view information created and maintained by their health care providers and their affiliated staff. The patients can also request services and information from their health care providers and affiliated staff, directly access EHIS-related services, such as scheduling an appointment, scheduling, paying a bill, enrolling in a class, completing insurance and other forms, and viewing information and Internet services that are relevant to their particular health status.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Epic Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Ervin Walter, Mukesh Allu, Scott A. Lordi, Gary S. Holmes, Carl D. Dvorak, Joel E. Rod, Sumit S. Rana, Samit Govind Sureka, Aaron T. Cornelius
  • Patent number: 8521565
    Abstract: A system for facilitating patient ownership of his or her medical data through the use of third-party health repositories that preserves the maximum information content of the medical records by displaying information relevant to the authority of the medical data as reflected by its source and types of modification as it has moved between institutions, as well as the data itself. In this way, improved use of this data is made possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: Epic Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Judith R. Faulkner, Carl D. Dvorak, Brian M. Weisberger, Janet L. Campbell, Timothy W. Escher, Dustin L. Gage, Sean Conrad, Bhavik Shah, Michael J. Kantor
  • Publication number: 20120310674
    Abstract: A system for facilitating patient ownership of his or her medical data through the use of third-party health repositories that preserves the maximum information content of the medical records by displaying information relevant to the authority of the medical data as reflected by its source and types of modification as it has moved between institutions, as well as the data itself. In this way, improved use of this data is made possible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Inventors: Judith R. Faulkner, Carl D. Dvorak, Brian M. Weisberger, Janet L. Campbell, Tomothy W. Escher, Dustin L. Gage, Sean Conrad, Bhavik Shah, Michael J. Kantor
  • Publication number: 20120221353
    Abstract: A system for facilitating patient data entry for mobile physicians provides for a task queue allowing partial data entry on different devices during the day according to the comparative advantage of the device. Thus, for example, a patient note may be prepared at an office terminal and some transcription added at a later time as dictated into a cell phone or the like. The queue structure provides informational cues to the physician to remind him or her of later data entry tasks and permits seamless integration of fragmented data entry into a common record.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2011
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Inventors: Carl D. Dvorak, Sumit Rana, Joshua M. Brauer, Samuel L. Butler
  • Patent number: 8249895
    Abstract: A system for facilitating patient ownership of his or her medical data through the use of third-party health repositories that preserves the maximum information content of the medical records by displaying information relevant to the authority of the medical data as reflected by its source and types of modification as it has moved between institutions, as well as the data itself. In this way, improved use of this data is made possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Epic Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Judith R. Faulkner, Carl D. Dvorak, Brian M. Weisberger, Janet L. Campbell, Timothy W. Escher, Dustin L. Gage, Sean Conrad, Bhavik Shah, Michael J. Kantor, Matthew D. Sidney
  • Patent number: 7703042
    Abstract: An interface for a medical record database allows multiple different applications to be opened accessing the records of a common and/or different patients. For those applications accessing the records of a common patient, a visual indication is provided indicating whether or not records of the same patient are being accessed to prevent the user from mistakenly comparing the records of different patients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2010
    Assignee: Epic Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Tony Brummel, Carl D. Dvorak, Khiang Seow, Daniel Bormann, Steve Larsen, Andrew Ma, Aaron T. Cornelius
  • Publication number: 20100070306
    Abstract: A computerized system allows intercommunication of patients with respect to the treatment of their diseases. This system includes an electronic medical record database providing electronic medical records of a given set of patients as developed by healthcare professionals and linked to an anonymous identifier for each patient and a set of terminal devices accessible to the patients allowing for the electronic exchange of information through a display and data input device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2009
    Publication date: March 18, 2010
    Inventors: Carl D. Dvorak, Brian M. Weisberger, Matthew D. Sidney, Janet L. Campbell, Daniel J. Donoghue, John Ji-hoon Kim, Bhavik Shah, Larry G. Irwin, II
  • Publication number: 20090307755
    Abstract: A method of sharing patient information including creating a release authorization containing sufficient information to identify a patient and information authorized for transmission, which is a subset of information stored by an electronic health record (EHR) entity for that patient; the release authorization associated with a patient or a person acting as a proxy for the patient; receiving a request from a recipient entity for information; identifying the subset of information associated with the release authorization to be transmitted from the EHR entity to the recipient entity; and transmitting the subset of information from the EHR entity to the recipient entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2006
    Publication date: December 10, 2009
    Inventors: Carl D. Dvorak, Khiang Seow
  • Publication number: 20090228303
    Abstract: A system for facilitating patient ownership of his or her medical data through the use of third-party health repositories that preserves the maximum information content of the medical records by displaying information relevant to the authority of the medical data as reflected by its source and types of modification as it has moved between institutions, as well as the data itself. In this way, improved use of this data is made possible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2009
    Publication date: September 10, 2009
    Inventors: Judith R. Faulkner, Carl D. Dvorak, Brian M. Weisberger, Janet L. Campbell, Timothy W. Escher, Dustin L. Gage, Sean Conrad, Bhavik Shah, Michael J. Kantor, Matthew D. Sidney
  • Publication number: 20090216562
    Abstract: A healthcare portal aggregator collects data from healthcare portals of different institutions to provide patients with a comprehensive view of their healthcare information. The aggregator visually organizes data by datatypes for easy reference while visually linking the data to healthcare institution identifiers to preserve the healthcare institution's connections to their patients.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2009
    Publication date: August 27, 2009
    Inventors: Judith R. Faulkner, Carl D. Dvorak, Brian M. Weisberger, Janet L. Campbell, Timothy W. Escher, Dustin L. Gage, Sean Conrad, Bhavik Shah, Michael J. Kantor, Matthew D. Sidney
  • Patent number: 7533353
    Abstract: A graphical user interface for use on a computer coupled to an enterprise electronic medical records system for accepting order data including an order entry window corresponding to an identified order, the identified order including one or more parameters. The graphical user interface also including an expandable order editing box linked to the order entry window and responsive to identification of the order and adapted to accept an input from a user; an order parameter manager coupled to the enterprise electronic medical records system that is adapted to populate at least one of the one or more order parameters based on information associated with a patient for whom the order is being placed; and the graphical user interface adapted to display to the user the order and the at least one or more populated order parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2009
    Assignee: Epic Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Carl D. Dvorak, Christopher Alban, Indu Prakash
  • Patent number: 7337123
    Abstract: A system to allow self-scheduling of appointments via an electronic network. The electronic network is configured to permit secure access thereto by a service recipient. The system comprises a self-scheduling server coupled to the electronic network for secure communications therewith. The self-scheduling server is adapted to receive appointment scheduling requests from the service recipient securely via the electronic network The self-scheduling server includes a processor which is coupled to a rule base, to a scheduling database, and receives the appointment scheduling requests. The processor is operable upon the appointment scheduling requests to authorize the appointment scheduling request to send appointment schedule information to the scheduling database for inclusion therein and to send an appointment acknowledgment to the service recipient securely via the electronic network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2001
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2008
    Assignee: Epic Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Carl D. Dvorak, Sumit S. Rana
  • Patent number: 7275220
    Abstract: An electronic health care system includes a modular framework and a display in communication with the modular framework for providing a graphical user interface to a system user. The modular framework includes a plurality of activities, each activity providing an aspect of patient care, where the framework is adaptable for accepting additional activities forming a single integrated system. The graphical user interface is adaptable for displaying information corresponding to one or more of the activities, and includes a common menu format for communicating available operations in the graphical user interface, and common visual components for displaying information to a system user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2007
    Assignee: Epic Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Tony Brummel, Carl D. Dvorak, Khiang Seow, Daniel Bormann, Steve Larsen, Andrew Ma, Aaron T. Cornelius
  • Publication number: 20030220815
    Abstract: A method of determining and displaying a plurality of tasks to a user in a healthcare environment is provide that includes receiving an order associated with a patient, determining a type of the order, and identifying a task template associated with the order. The method further includes determining if an overriding template exists for the order, linking one of the task template or the overriding template to the order, and associating one or more task records with the linked template. The method also includes determining a plurality of tasks corresponding to the task records, adding the plurality of tasks to a work list, filtering the plurality of tasks on the work list for a patient list based on an attribute of the user and displaying the filtered list to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2003
    Publication date: November 27, 2003
    Inventors: Cathy Chang, Carl D. Dvorak, Khiang Seow, Brian Stoll, Bill Vanderson, Daniel Wang, Brent Warner
  • Publication number: 20030216945
    Abstract: A method of responding to an order placed in a patient's electronic medical record including receiving the order associated with the patient, determining a type of the order, identifying a task template associated with the order, and linking the task template to the order. The method also includes determining if an overriding template exists for the order, linking the overriding template to the order if the overriding template exists, and reacting to the order with a response, wherein the response is one of the following responses: scheduling a task on a work list, adding a row to a flowsheet, adding an educational topic to an educational record associated with the patient, adding a care plan intervention to the patient's electronic medical record, sending a notification, executing a custom programming, or adding a group of text to a discharge instruction associated with the patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2003
    Publication date: November 20, 2003
    Inventors: Carl D. Dvorak, Khiang Seow, Brian Stoll, Brent Warner
  • Publication number: 20030208391
    Abstract: A system to allow self-scheduling of appointments via an electronic network. The electronic network is configured to permit secure access thereto by a service recipient. The system comprises a self-scheduling server coupled to the electronic network for secure communications therewith. The self-scheduling server is adapted to receive appointment scheduling requests from the service recipient securely via the electronic network The self-scheduling server includes a processor which is coupled to a rule base, to a scheduling database, and receives the appointment scheduling requests. The processor is operable upon the appointment scheduling requests to authorize the appointment scheduling request to send appointment schedule information to the scheduling database for inclusion therein and to send an appointment acknowledgment to the service recipient securely via the electronic network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2001
    Publication date: November 6, 2003
    Inventors: Carl D. Dvorak, Sumit S. Rana
  • Publication number: 20020120472
    Abstract: In accordance with the invention, a patient-centered integrated health care record is provided including information related to health care delivery for a patient, and information related to health care delivery management for the patient. The integrated health care record may be used with a health care system to facilitate management of and to provide health care for patients. The health care delivery information and the health care delivery management information for patients may be stored within the UPR as patient records, with one patient record per patient. The information may be stored as formatted data, links to formatted data, or as selections from a list. In one embodiment, audit functionality is provided, where contact with data records is recorded as an audit trail. In another embodiment, security functionality is provided, controlling access to the integrated health care record. In another embodiment, a lock manager is provided, controlling write access to the integrated health care record.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2001
    Publication date: August 29, 2002
    Inventors: Carl D. Dvorak, Khiang Seow, Daniel Bormann, Steve Larsen, Cliff Michalski, Andrew Ma, Mark Lipsky