Patents by Inventor Gregory T. Davis

Gregory T. Davis 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: 20220142842
    Abstract: A patient support device includes a sheet configured to be placed beneath the patient in use and a plurality of straps connected to the sheet and configured for use in moving, lifting, turning, and/or positioning the patient. The straps may include one or more retractable straps that each have a stretchable retraction strap connected thereto and configured for retracting the retractable strap. The straps may also include one or more central support straps connected to the sheet in an area positioned between the legs of the patient. The sheet may also include a head support for supporting the patient's head, which head support may also include one or more straps. The straps may be connected to a hoist, which is then used to lift the patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Michael J. Rigoni, Garret W. Sweetwood, Gregory T. Davis, Paul M. Fowler
  • Publication number: 20220071734
    Abstract: A system includes a hand hygiene dispenser comprising a housing comprising an input for detecting hand sanitizing events when hand sanitizer is dispensed from a container, and a memory for storing the hand sanitizing events, a computing device configured to receive data from the hand hygiene dispenser regarding when one or more hand sanitizing events have occurred, and a calculation module configured to detect whether a predetermined amount of hand sanitizing solution is used, wherein detecting whether the predetermined amount of hand sanitizing solution is used including detecting a number of dispenser activations, measuring, by a sensor in communication with the calculation module, an amount of hand sanitizing solution within the container, and comparing the number of dispenser activations with the measured amount of hand sanitizing solution in the container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicant: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Gregory T. Davis, David Beck, Ronald C. Cagle, Jessica Farrell
  • Patent number: 11266557
    Abstract: A system includes an inflatable device having a top sheet of material and a bottom sheet of material, wherein the top sheet of material is connected to the bottom sheet of material thereby defining a cavity therebetween to be inflated. The device further includes a plurality of passages in the bottom sheet extending from the cavity to an exterior of the device, wherein the passages are configured to permit air to pass from the cavity to the exterior of the device. The inflatable device further includes a plurality of inflation-limiting members connecting the top sheet to the bottom sheet, and an input configured for receiving air to inflate the device. The system further includes an absorbent body pad configured to be positioned between the top sheet of material and a patient positioned on the inflatable device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: SAGE PRODUCTS, LLC
    Inventors: Ryan A. Alvarez, David P. Beck, Jay Roberts, Michael J. Rigoni, Garret W. Sweetwood, Hester C. Fletcher, Thomas Keaty, Jr., Gregory T. Davis, Paul H. Hanifl
  • Patent number: 11229570
    Abstract: A patient support device includes a sheet configured to be placed beneath the patient in use and a plurality of straps connected to the sheet and configured for use in moving, lifting, turning, and/or positioning the patient. The straps may include one or more retractable straps that each have a stretchable retraction strap connected thereto and configured for retracting the retractable strap. The straps may also include one or more central support straps connected to the sheet in an area positioned between the legs of the patient. The sheet may also include a head support for supporting the patient's head, which head support may also include one or more straps. The straps may be connected to a hoist, which is then used to lift the patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Michael J. Rigoni, Garret W. Sweetwood, Gregory T. Davis, Paul M. Fowler
  • Patent number: 11123153
    Abstract: A method for ensuring hand hygiene compliance may include tracking dispensing of a plurality hand hygiene dispensers having hand sanitizer. Each hand hygiene dispenser can be associated with an individual user. A processor may determine dispensing rates of the plurality of hand hygiene dispensers for a plurality of predetermined time periods and each of the plurality of the hand hygiene dispensers is identified with an individual user. The average dispensing rate can be calculated taking a predetermined number of highest dispensing rates out of the plurality of predetermined time periods. The rates can be displayed to the users, and the users can be notified of proper hand hygiene compliance or if the average dispensing rate falls below a target threshold rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Gregory T. Davis, David Beck, Ronald C. Cagle, Jessica Farrell
  • Publication number: 20210244590
    Abstract: A system includes an inflatable device having a top sheet of material and a bottom sheet of material, wherein the top sheet of material is connected to the bottom sheet of material thereby defining a cavity therebetween to be inflated. The device further includes a plurality of passages in the bottom sheet extending from the cavity to an exterior of the device, wherein the passages are configured to permit air to pass from the cavity to the exterior of the device. The inflatable device further includes a plurality of inflation-limiting members connecting the top sheet to the bottom sheet, and an input configured for receiving air to inflate the device. The system further includes an absorbent body pad configured to be positioned between the top sheet of material and a patient positioned on the inflatable device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventors: Ryan A. Alvarez, David P. Beck, Jay Roberts, Michael J. Rigoni, Garret W. Sweetwood, Hester C. Fletcher, Thomas Keaty, JR., Gregory T. Davis, Paul H. Hanifl
  • Patent number: 10987267
    Abstract: An inflatable device includes a top sheet of material and a bottom sheet of material, wherein the top sheet of material is connected to the bottom sheet of material thereby defining a cavity therebetween to be inflated. The device further includes a plurality of passages in the bottom sheet extending from the cavity to an exterior of the device, wherein the passages are configured to permit air to pass from the cavity to the exterior of the device and to flow between a bottom surface of the device and a supporting surface upon which the device is configured to rest. The inflatable device further includes a plurality of inflation-limiting members connecting the top sheet to the bottom sheet, and an input configured for receiving air to inflate the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Ryan A. Alvarez, David P. Beck, Jay Roberts, Michael J. Rigoni, Garret W. Sweetwood, Hester C. Fletcher, Thomas Keaty, Jr., Gregory T. Davis, Paul H. Hanifl
  • Publication number: 20210113396
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a sheet having a top surface, a bottom surface, a first lateral side, and a second lateral side, a first flap coupled to the bottom surface proximate the first lateral side, a second flap coupled to the bottom surface proximate the second lateral side and longitudinally offset from the first flap, a first strap coupled to the first flap, and a second strap coupled to the second flap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Hester C. Fletcher, Daniel Robert Ulreich, Curtis L. Hollabaugh, Paul M. Fowler, Gregory T. Davis
  • Publication number: 20210059853
    Abstract: A device for collecting urine discharged from a body of a user includes a fluid collection assembly having at least one layer for drawing urine discharged from the body into an interior cavity, an external covering that covers a portion of the at least one layer, and at least one fenestration for receiving urine, wherein the fenestration is a portion of the fluid collection assembly that is uncovered by the external covering. The device further includes a cap enclosing a first end of the assembly, a tube having a first end in fluid communication with the cap, and a shape retaining element configured to conform the assembly to a curved configuration and maintain the curved configuration until the configuration is adjusted. The assembly is configured to be disposed against the body of the user, with the at least one fenestration in operative relation with a urethral opening of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Gregory T. Davis, Brett C. Blabas, Ryan A. Alvarez, Kristin M. Sexton, Adam R. Cole, Timothy J. Rapinchuk, Catherine S. Boulos
  • Patent number: 10905608
    Abstract: A method for turning and positioning a patient includes placing a sheet under a patient, the sheet comprising a first portion having a first handle and a second portion having a second handle. The first portion is placed under the patient and the second portion is a free portion. The method further includes providing a pulling force to the first and second handles, wherein the pulling force to the first handle and the second handle are in opposing directions across the patient. The pulling force to the first handle is greater than the pulling force to the second handle whereby the pulling force to the first handle causes movement of the patient in the direction of the pulling force and the pulling force to the second handle is a resistance force. The first handle and the second handle are longitudinally offset.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Hester C. Fletcher, Daniel Robert Ulreich, Curtis L. Hollabaugh, Paul M. Fowler, Gregory T. Davis
  • Patent number: 10905247
    Abstract: A pumping apparatus includes a pump configured for moving air, a housing supporting and at least partially containing the pump, and an air output that includes a hose having a first end connected to the housing and in communication with the pump, such that the pump is configured to move air through the hose, and a second end configured for allowing air to exit the hose, wherein the hose has a length defined between the first and second ends. A switch is mounted on the hose and located along the length of the hose, and the switch is configured for controlling operation of the pump. The switch is located a distance from the second end of the hose that is less than 50% of the length of the hose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Kennedy, Ryan A. Alvarez, Gregory T. Davis, Brian J. Ecklund, Craig S. Golden, Curtis L. Hollabaugh
  • Publication number: 20200397634
    Abstract: A system for use with an inflatable device includes an air output and a nozzle at a distal end of the air output. The nozzle includes a lip extending radially from the nozzle and configured to retain the nozzle in a port of the inflatable device. The lip has a non-circular shape around the nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Michael J. Rigoni, Garret W. Sweetwood, Paul M. Fowler, Gregory T. Davis, Jeffrey A. Kennedy, Paul H. Hanifl, Craig S. Golden, Mark D. Olson
  • Patent number: 10857025
    Abstract: A device for collecting urine discharged from a body of a user includes a fluid collection assembly having at least one layer for drawing urine discharged from the body into an interior cavity, an external covering that covers a portion of the at least one layer, and at least one fenestration for receiving urine, wherein the fenestration is a portion of the fluid collection assembly that is uncovered by the external covering. The device further includes a cap enclosing a first end of the assembly, a tube having a first end in fluid communication with the cap, and a shape retaining element configured to conform the assembly to a curved configuration and maintain the curved configuration until the configuration is adjusted. The assembly is configured to be disposed against the body of the user, with the at least one fenestration in operative relation with a urethral opening of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Gregory T. Davis, Brett C. Blabas, Ryan A. Alvarez, Kristin M. Sexton, Adam R. Cole, Timothy J. Rapinchuk, Catherine S. Boulos
  • Patent number: 10836002
    Abstract: A pumping apparatus includes a pump configured for moving air, a housing supporting the pump, and an air output in communication with the pump. The apparatus further includes a power cord connected to the pump for providing electrical power to the pump and a standing base on a first end of the housing configured to support the pump apparatus in a standing configuration. The standing base includes a base mount configured for receiving and supporting at least a portion of the power cord wrapped around the base mount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Kennedy, Ryan A. Alvarez, Gregory T. Davis, Brian J. Ecklund, Craig S. Golden, Curtis L. Hollabaugh
  • Publication number: 20200316732
    Abstract: A system includes a pump having a filter. The filter includes a HEPA material configured for filtering air and the pump used to inflate an inflatable device configured to support a patient. A kit includes a pump configured for moving air to inflate an inflatable device, and a removable filter including a HEPA material couplable to the pump and configured to filter the air to inflate the inflatable device. The inflatable device configured to support a patient on a supporting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Kennedy, Ryan A. Alvarez, Gregory T. Davis, Brian J. Ecklund, Craig S. GOLDEN, Curtis L. Hollabaugh
  • Patent number: 10765576
    Abstract: An inflatable device for turning or positioning a person in a bed. The inflatable device includes an inflatable body formed by a top sheet and a bottom sheet disposed beneath the top sheet to define a cavity configured to be inflated such that the top sheet forms a top wall of the cavity and the bottom sheet forms a bottom wall of the cavity. The device further includes at least one port having a port opening in fluid communication with the cavity and configured to provide an air input for air for inflating the cavity, wherein the at least one port comprises an elastic member for adjusting a size of the port opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Michael J. Rigoni, Garret W. Sweetwood, Paul M. Fowler, Gregory T. Davis, Jeffrey A. Kennedy, Paul H. Hanifl, Craig S. Golden, Mark D. Olson
  • Publication number: 20200214918
    Abstract: A method for turning and positioning a patient includes placing a sheet under a patient, the sheet comprising a first portion having a first handle and a second portion having a second handle. The first portion is placed under the patient and the second portion is a free portion. The method further includes providing a pulling force to the first and second handles, wherein the pulling force to the first handle and the second handle are in opposing directions across the patient. The pulling force to the first handle is greater than the pulling force to the second handle whereby the pulling force to the first handle causes movement of the patient in the direction of the pulling force and the pulling force to the second handle is a resistance force. The first handle and the second handle are longitudinally offset.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Hester C. Fletcher, Daniel Robert Ulreich, Curtis L. Hollabaugh, Paul M. Fowler, Gregory T. Davis
  • Patent number: 10632575
    Abstract: A pumping apparatus includes a pump configured for moving air, a housing supporting and at least partially containing the pump, and an air output that includes a hose having a first end connected to the housing and in communication with the pump, such that the pump is configured to move air through the hose, and a second end configured for allowing air to exit the hose, wherein the hose has a length defined between the first and second ends. A switch is mounted on the hose and located along the length of the hose, and the switch is configured for controlling operation of the pump. The switch is located a distance from the second end of the hose that is less than 50% of the length of the hose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Kennedy, Ryan A. Alvarez, Gregory T. Davis, Brian J. Ecklund, Craig S. Golden, Curtis L. Hollabaugh
  • Patent number: 10588800
    Abstract: An apparatus for turning and positioning a patient includes a sheet having a top and a bottom surface, a first handle coupled to the sheet proximate a first side edge, and a second handle coupled to the sheet proximate a second side edge, opposite the first side edge. A first portion of the sheet is configured to be placed underneath a patient and a second portion of the sheet is configured to be wrapped on top of the patient. The first handle and the second handle are longitudinally offset such that when the first handle and the second handle are pulled across one another, the first side edge is positioned beneath the second handle and the second side edge is positioned beneath the first handle. Pulling the first handle across the second handle and across the top of the patient rolls the patient onto the second portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Sage Products, LLC
    Inventors: Hester C. Fletcher, Daniel Robert Ulreich, Curtis L. Hollabaugh, Paul M. Fowler, Gregory T. Davis
  • Publication number: 20190380899
    Abstract: A patient support device includes a sheet configured to be placed beneath the patient in use and a plurality of straps connected to the sheet and configured for use in moving, lifting, turning, and/or positioning the patient. The straps may include one or more retractable straps that each have a stretchable retraction strap connected thereto and configured for retracting the retractable strap. The straps may also include one or more central support straps connected to the sheet in an area positioned between the legs of the patient. The sheet may also include a head support for supporting the patient's head, which head support may also include one or more straps. The straps may be connected to a hoist, which is then used to lift the patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: SAGE PRODUCTS, LLC
    Inventors: Michael J. Rigoni, Garret W. Sweetwood, Gregory T. Davis, Paul M. Fowler