Patents by Inventor Jonathan Karl Burkholz

Jonathan Karl Burkholz 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: 11938282
    Abstract: A device for accommodating and magnetizing a tissue-penetrating medical device of various lengths, with or without a cover covering a portion or the entirety of the tissue-penetrating medical device, is disclosed including a sleeve member having an open proximal end, a distal end, an inner surface, an outer surface having a graduated injection depth gauge to indicate needle penetration depth when the cover is placed into a magnetizer, and a hollow body extending between the proximal end and the distal end to form a protective closure over a shaft of a tissue-penetrating medical device. A device having one or more magnetizing elements sectioned into a plurality of movable segments pivoting around an axis to accommodate needles with different lengths is also disclosed. Also disclosed is a device having one or more magnetizing means mounted on a movable element to magnetize needles of various lengths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Yiping Ma, S. Ray Isaacson, Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Brian Jensen, Daniel Robinaugh, Derek Sanchez
  • Publication number: 20240090872
    Abstract: Portable ultrasound systems and methods, the portable ultrasound system can include a handheld computer, a case holding the handheld computer, a probe head coupled to the case, and a communicating means for communicating between the probe head and the handheld computer. The handheld computer can include a display. The case can include an anterior opening framing the display of the handheld computer. The case can include a rechargeable battery integrated into the case opposite the anterior opening. The probe head can include an array of ultrasonic transducers powered by the battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventor: Jonathan Karl Burkholz
  • Patent number: 11931483
    Abstract: Inserts can be formed with elution characteristics to cause the inserts to elute an antimicrobial agent when subject to a fluid within a medical device. An insert can be formed with a desired geometry to allow the insert to be compression fit within a medical device to prevent the insert from moving or becoming dislodged once inserted into the medical device. The material may also be hygroscopic so that the insert swells when subject to a fluid thereby enhancing the compression fit of the device within the medical device. In some cases, the material can be reinforced using an internal structure. Inserts can be formed in many ways including by casting, thermoforming, or extrusion. In some cases, the inserts can be formed using a peel-away sleeve or material. The peel-away sleeves can be formed of a non-sticky material which facilitates removal of the inserts once the inserts have cured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Siddarth K. Shevgoor, Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Huibin Liu, Yiping Ma, Ming Zhou
  • Patent number: 11931531
    Abstract: A delivery device for delivering an instrument into a catheter assembly may include a syringe, which may include a barrel and a plunger movable within the barrel. The plunger may include a handle and a stopper coupled to a distal end of the handle. The stopper may include a channel. The delivery device may include a guidewire disposed within the barrel and extending through the channel. In response to depression of the plunger, the guidewire may move through the channel and a first end of the guidewire may be advanced in the distal direction. A second end of the guidewire may be fixed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Megan Scherich, Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Curtis H. Blanchard, Weston F. Harding, Yiping Ma
  • Publication number: 20240082558
    Abstract: A patency indicator for use with an arterial line may include a body, which may include a first end and a second end opposite the first end. The first end may include a luer adapter. The second end may be closed. The patency indicator may include a transparent portion between the first end and the second end. The patency indicator may include an air vent disposed within the body between the first end and the second end. The air vent may be configured to pass air and not blood. In response to arterial blood entering the lumen at the first end, an air pocket is configured to form between the second end and the air vent, and the transparent portion is configured to align with a leading edge of the arterial blood for visualization of the leading edge of the arterial blood.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: Yiping Ma, Jonathan Karl Burkholz
  • Publication number: 20240082546
    Abstract: A catheter system may include a catheter adapter, which may include a side port. The catheter system may include a catheter, a first extension tube having a distal end and a proximal end, and a second extension tube having a distal end and a proximal end. The distal end of the first extension tube may be integrated with the side port of the catheter adapter. The catheter system may include an access connector, which may include a distal port, a proximal port, and a side port. The proximal end of the first extension tube may be integrated with the distal port of the access connector. The distal end of the second extension tube may be integrated with the side port of the access connector. The first extension tube may be shorter than the second extension tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Erica E. Neumann
  • Publication number: 20240082547
    Abstract: A catheter system may include a catheter adapter, which may include a side port. The catheter system may include a catheter, and an extension tube having a distal end and a proximal end. The catheter system may include a three-port connector, which may include a distal port, a proximal port, and a side port. The proximal end of the catheter adapter may be coupled to the distal port of the three-port connector. The distal end of the extension tube may be integrated with the side port of the three-port connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Erica E. Neumann
  • Publication number: 20240075249
    Abstract: Provided herein is an instrument delivery device for advancing an instrument into a vascular access device. The instrument delivery device includes an outer housing, an introducer portion positioned at the distal end of the outer housing and configured to mate with the vascular access device, and an inner housing having a distal end positioned within an inner volume of the outer housing and engaged with a proximal end of the instrument, with the inner housing moveable relative to the outer housing. A wheel member is positioned on the outer housing and rotatable relative thereto and is operably coupled to the inner housing to move the inner housing distally within the outer housing when the wheel member is rotated in a first direction, thereby also moving the instrument distally from to a position where the distal end of the instrument is disposed beyond the distal end of the outer housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2022
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Inventors: Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Curtis H. Blanchard, Weston F. Harding, S. Ray Isaacson
  • Publication number: 20240075253
    Abstract: Provided herein is a medical device, including an instrument having a proximal end and a distal end, an introducer configured to moveably receive the instrument and having an outer housing having a proximal end, a distal end, and a sidewall therebetween defining an inner volume and an inner housing having a proximal end, a distal end, and a sidewall therebetween defining an inner volume, the inner housing slidably received within the outer housing, the distal end of the introducer configured to couple the introducer to an intravenous line. The inner housing is configured to move relative to the outer housing to move the instrument between a first position and a second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2022
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Inventors: Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Megan S. Scherich, Curtis H. Blanchard, Weston F. Harding, Adam J. Boud, Shaun Lauer
  • Publication number: 20240075250
    Abstract: Provided herein is a medical device, including an instrument having a proximal end and a distal end, an introducer configured to moveably receive the instrument and having an outer housing having a proximal end, a distal end, and a sidewall therebetween defining an inner volume and an inner housing having a proximal end, a distal end, and a sidewall therebetween defining an inner volume, the inner housing slidably received within the outer housing, the distal end of the introducer configured to couple the introducer to an intravenous line. The inner housing is configured to move relative to the outer housing to move the instrument between a first position and a second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2022
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Inventors: Adam J. Boud, Weston F. Harding, Curtis H. Blanchard, Megan S. Scherich, Jonathan Karl Burkholz
  • Publication number: 20240075248
    Abstract: Provided herein is a medical device, including an instrument having a proximal end and a distal end, an introducer configured to moveably receive the instrument and having and outer housing having a proximal end, a distal end, and a sidewall therebetween defining an inner volume and an inner housing having a proximal end, a distal end, and a sidewall therebetween defining an inner volume, the inner housing slidably received within the outer housing, the distal end of the introducer configured to couple the introducer to an intravenous line. The inner housing is configured to move relative to the outer housing to move the instrument between a first position and a second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2022
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Inventors: Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Megan S. Scherich, Curtis H. Blanchard, Shaun Lauer
  • Publication number: 20240075270
    Abstract: Provided herein is an instrument delivery device for advancing an instrument into a vascular access device. The instrument delivery device includes an outer housing, a connector coupled to the outer housing and including a projection member that mates with the vascular access device, and an inner housing having a distal end positioned within the outer housing and engaged with a proximal end of the instrument. The inner housing moves relative to the outer housing so that a distal movement thereof moves the instrument from a first position to a second position, with a distal end of the instrument moving from within the outer housing to out beyond the distal end of the outer housing and the projection member. A fluid flow preventing seal provided in or adjacent the connector prevents a transfer of fluid between the vascular access device and the inner volume of the outer housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2022
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Inventors: Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Megan S. Scherich, Curtis H. Blanchard, Weston F. Harding
  • Publication number: 20240066269
    Abstract: An integrated midline catheter system includes a catheter adapter having a catheter, a body receiving the catheter, and a side port in fluid communication with the catheter, a near patient access port in fluid communication with the side port of the catheter adapter, with the near patient access port including a connector portion configured to be coupled to a peripheral probe device, and a catheter insertion device including a housing, an introducer needle extending distally from the housing, and a guidewire advancement tab moveable relative to the housing to advance a guidewire through the introducer needle. The catheter adapter is configured to be advanced distally relative to the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2022
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventor: Jonathan Karl Burkholz
  • Publication number: 20240066273
    Abstract: Provided herein is an apparatus including a connector having a distal port, a proximal port, a first lumen extending between the distal port and the proximal port, a side port arranged in the connector between the proximal coupler and the distal coupler, the side port configured to be in fluid communication with the first lumen, and a fluid conduit having a proximal end coupled to the side port and a distal end, the fluid conduit in fluid communication with the side port and configured to extend distally from the connector. The apparatus further includes a stabilization platform integrally formed with at least a part of the connector, the stabilization platform configured to be in contact with a patient, and an elongated arm configured to extend distally from the connector or the stabilization platform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventor: Jonathan Karl Burkholz
  • Publication number: 20240065593
    Abstract: Provided herein is a blood draw device that includes an introducer having a housing with a guide tube fixedly contained therein that defines as guide lumen. A catheter arrangement moveable within the guide lumen includes a catheter defining a first catheter lumen, a secondary catheter defining a second catheter lumen, and a catheter fitting coupled between the catheter and the secondary catheter to fluidly connect the first and second catheter lumens. An advancement member moveable along the introducer in the lengthwise direction includes an arrangement of pinch members positioned within the housing configured to pinch the guide tube and to move along the guide tube when the advancement member is moved. In response to moving the advancement member distally along the housing, the pinch members push the catheter fitting distally within the guide lumen, such that the catheter and secondary catheter are also advanced distally.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Arnold Gatoro, Megan S. Scherich, Jonathan Karl Burkholz
  • Publication number: 20240066266
    Abstract: A non-integrated vascular access system includes a connector having a distal port configured to be coupled to a hub of a catheter, a proximal port, a first lumen extending between the distal and proximal ports and in fluid communication with a second lumen defined by the catheter when the distal port is coupled to the hub, a side port arranged in the connector between the proximal and distal couplers, with the side port configured to be in fluid communication with the first lumen, and a fluid conduit having a proximal end coupled to the side port and a distal end, with the fluid conduit in fluid communication with the side port and configured to extend distally from the connector. The system includes a stabilization portion connected to the connector and configured to contact a patient, and a stabilization anchor platform spaced from the connector and positioned along the fluid conduit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Serena Robinson Agrawal, Jason Andrew Wine, Dorien Gemma Butter
  • Publication number: 20240066270
    Abstract: An integrated catheter system includes a catheter adapter comprising a catheter, a body receiving the catheter, and a side port in fluid communication with the catheter, a first line in fluid communication with the catheter, a second line in fluid communication with the catheter, a first connector coupled to the first line, and a second connector coupled to the second line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Dorien Gemma Butter, Jason Andrew Wine, Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Serena Robinson Agrawal
  • Publication number: 20240066265
    Abstract: A catheter assembly includes a catheter adapter having a distal end, a proximal end, a lumen extending between the distal end and the proximal end, and a side port arranged between the distal end and the proximal end, with the side port in fluid communication with the lumen. The assembly further includes a catheter secured to the distal end of the catheter adapter and extending distally from the catheter adapter, a fluid conduit having a proximal end coupled to the side port and a distal end, with the fluid conduit in fluid communication with the side port, an elongated arm configured to extend distally away from the catheter adapter, and a stabilization platform spaced from the catheter adapter and positioned along the fluid conduit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Serena Robinson Agrawal, Jason Andrew Wine, Dorien Gemma Butter
  • Publication number: 20240066271
    Abstract: An integrated catheter system includes a catheter adapter having a catheter, a body receiving the catheter, and a side port in fluid communication with the catheter, an integrated extension set including a proximal access port coupled to a proximal end portion of the integrated extension set, with the integrated extension set in fluid communication with the side port of the catheter adapter, and a stabilization platform spaced from the body of the catheter adapter and positioned along the integrated extension set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Jonathan Karl Burkholz, Serena Robinson Agrawal, Jason Andrew Wine, Dorien Gemma Butter
  • Publication number: 20240066272
    Abstract: Provided herein is a catheter assembly including a catheter adapter, having a distal end, a proximal end, a lumen extending between the distal end and the proximal end, and a side port arranged between the distal end and the proximal end, the side port in fluid communication with the lumen. The assembly further includes a catheter that is secured to the distal end of the catheter adapter and that is extending distally from the catheter adapter, a fluid conduit having a proximal end coupled to the side port and a distal end, the fluid conduit in fluid communication with the side port, and an elongated arm configured to extend distally away from the catheter adapter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventor: Jonathan Karl Burkholz