Patents by Inventor Chee Keen Lai

Chee Keen Lai 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: 20180296091
    Abstract: A system for transmitting a temperature of a patient to an electronic medical record associated with the patient includes a thermometer with a digital display that is configured to display a temperature value associated with the temperature signal and at least one error-checking value. The system also includes a handheld imaging device including a camera to capture an image of the digital display of the thermometer, a processor to extract the text in the image using optical character recognition, and perform an error-check on the temperature value using the at least one error-checking value in the image, and to transmit the patient's identification number and temperature to an electronic medical record system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Ynjiun Paul Wang, Chee Keen Lai, Jeffrey H. Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10028658
    Abstract: A system for transmitting a temperature of a patient to an electronic medical record associated with the patient includes a thermometer with a digital display that is configured to display a temperature value associated with the temperature signal and at least one error-checking value. The system also includes a handheld imaging device including a camera to capture an image of the digital display of the thermometer, a processor to extract the text in the image using optical character recognition, and perform an error-check on the temperature value using the at least one error-checking value in the image, and to transmit the patient's identification number and temperature to an electronic medical record system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: WELCH ALLYN, INC.
    Inventors: Ynjiun Paul Wang, Chee Keen Lai, Jeffrey H. Schmidt
  • Publication number: 20150182114
    Abstract: A system for transmitting a temperature of a patient to an electronic medical record associated with the patient includes a thermometer with a digital display that is configured to display a temperature value associated with the temperature signal and at least one error-checking value. The system also includes a handheld imaging device including a camera to capture an image of the digital display of the thermometer, a processor to extract the text in the image using optical character recognition, and perform an error-check on the temperature value using the at least one error-checking value in the image, and to transmit the patient's identification number and temperature to an electronic medical record system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2013
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Applicant: Welch Allyn, Inc.
    Inventors: Ynjiun Paul Wang, Chee Keen Lai, Jeffrey H. Schmidt