Patents by Inventor Kazumasa NORO

Kazumasa NORO 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: 20240193902
    Abstract: A medical information processing device of an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires a medical image to be processed, divides the medical image into a plurality of regions, calculates an image feature amount for each of the plurality of regions, generates a first cluster in which at least some of the plurality of regions are collected on the basis of the image feature amount, and identifies a sampling position on the basis of the first cluster.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2023
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Asateru KIMURA, Sho SASAKI, Kazumasa NORO, Yuka MATSUMURA
  • Publication number: 20240145042
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a medical information processing device includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires text data of a processing target and outputs specific information for identifying one item of medical information satisfying a specific condition regarding a diagnosis target based on a medical term included in the text data and a medical ontology in which a relationship between two or more items of the medical information is defined.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazumasa NORO
  • Publication number: 20240136064
    Abstract: A medical diagnosis support device of an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires first reference data based on first clinical data relating to a diagnosis result of an evaluation target and second reference data based on second clinical data relating to a comparison target diagnosis result for the evaluation target and performs an analysis process relating to the diagnosis result of the evaluation target based on the first reference data and the second reference data. The first reference data includes first data that has been referred to by a first user to obtain the diagnosis result of the evaluation target and second data that has been referred to by a diagnosis support system to obtain the diagnosis result of the evaluation target. The second reference data includes the first data that has been referred to by at least one of the first user and a second user different from the first user in order to obtain the diagnosis result of the comparison target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sho SASAKI, Kazumasa NORO, Kosuke ARITA
  • Publication number: 20240127947
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical information processing apparatus comprising processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires an input signal relating to at least one of a treatment and an examination for a subject. The processing circuitry specifies, based on the input signal, a treatment or examination that was executed, and a treatment or examination that is to be next executed. The processing circuitry displays a remaining time relating to the treatment or examination to be next executed, and a kind of the executed treatment or examination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2023
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Kazumasa NORO, Nao WARIISHI, Hiroki SAITO
  • Patent number: 11721415
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical information system comprises processing circuitry. The processing circuitry collects social behavior information about a measurement target person. The processing circuitry identifies a social relationship between the measurement target person and others, and a behavior pattern of the measurement target person, by using the collected social behavior. The processing circuitry quantitatively measures a sociality item of the measurement target person by using the identified social relationship and the identified behavior pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Kazumasa Noro, Kousuke Sakaue, Masahiro Ozaki, Kazuki Utsunomiya
  • Publication number: 20230143054
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry adds a correct answer label used for training a decision making model, which is used for decision making in a medical care field, in accordance with an operator’s input instruction. The processing circuitry collects status data indicating an operator’s status while doing the work of adding a correct answer label. The processing circuitry trains a reliability level determination model which accepts status data and outputs a reliability level of a correct answer label. The processing circuitry obtains input data of a decision making model. The processing circuitry trains a decision making model which accepts input data and outputs output data indicating a result of decision making.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2022
    Publication date: May 11, 2023
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventor: Kazumasa NORO
  • Publication number: 20230063218
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical information processing apparatus includes a processing circuitry. The processing circuitry determines respective medical information pieces as display candidates based on a plurality of support information pieces, and respective weights of a plurality of medical information pieces. The processing circuitry decides whether or not to integrate the respective medical information pieces based on the respective medical information pieces as the display candidates, and the plurality of support information pieces. The processing circuitry determines an arrangement of medical information pieces based on the plurality of support information pieces as a result of the decision.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2022
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yudai YAMAZAKI, Kazumasa NORO, Sho SASAKI, Kosuke ARITA
  • Publication number: 20230067142
    Abstract: A medical information processing device of an embodiment includes a processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires clinical data on a subject and a predetermined medical treatment support model, inputs the clinical data to the predetermined medical treatment support model to derive support information regarding a predetermined medical treatment, derives a suitability between the clinical data and the predetermined medical treatment support model on the basis of the clinical data and the predetermined medical treatment support model, and displays the support information and the suitability in association with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2022
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yudai YAMAZAKI, Kazumasa NORO, Yuka SHIMOMURA, Yohei MURAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20220336063
    Abstract: A medical information processing apparatus comprises processing circuitry. The processing circuitry extracts a character string having clinical meaning from first medical data indicating text data included in medical information, as a topic indicating a reference viewpoint of the medical information. The processing circuitry selects one of the topics from the extracted topics according to a user input. The processing circuitry, among second medical data that includes one or more pieces of data representing a condition of a subject to be examined and that is included in the medical information, performs control of displaying the second medical data related to one of the selected topics on a display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2022
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa NORO, Yusuke KANO, Sho SASAKI, Yudai YAMAZAKI, Kosuke ARITA
  • Publication number: 20220246300
    Abstract: A diagnosis assistance apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry obtains text information representing each of a plurality of diagnosis/treatment records at a plurality of points in time, as diagnosis/treatment data related to a first patient. The processing circuitry performs a natural language processing process to extract a predetermined word from the text information, classifies each of the plurality of diagnosis/treatment records into at least one category in accordance with the extracted word, and calculates breakdown information indicating frequency of appearance of one or more categories related to one or more diagnosis/treatment records in a predetermined period of time among the plurality of diagnosis/treatment records.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke KANO, Kazumasa NORO
  • Publication number: 20220230363
    Abstract: A medical information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquires one or more first images that are images of parts obtained by classifying a subject appearing in a medical image into each part, generates, from the acquired one or more first images, a second image that is an image of the subject spatially continuous according to an anatomical criterion, and synthesizes the generated second image with a background to generate a third image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sho SASAKI, Kazumasa NORO, Yudai YAMAZAKI, Kosuke ARITA
  • Patent number: 11342077
    Abstract: A medical information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a display controlling unit configured to display, in a time series, events of diagnosis and treatment actions performed on a subject during a designated display period; a tallying unit configured to tally, as an index value, numerical values either extracted or calculated on the basis of information about the events, for each of tally units obtained by dividing the display period into sections arranged in a time series; and a calculating unit configured to calculate a piece of context information relatively indicating one selected from between the diagnosis and treatment actions and a state of the subject in each of the tally units, by comparing the index values tallied for the tally units with one another, and to further display the pieces of context information so as to be kept in association with the events.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa Noro, Yusuke Kano, Kazuki Utsunomiya, Longxun Piao
  • Publication number: 20220130543
    Abstract: A medical information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires a first diagnostic result by a clinical decision support system before learning of first data, a second diagnostic result by the clinical decision support system after learning of the first data, a diagnostic result by a doctor, and the first data. The processing circuitry extracts an example that is subjected to an influence of updating of the clinical decision support system by a prescribed criterion or more as an example to be presented. The processing circuitry outputs the example to be presented in association with a diagnosis influence degree indicator indicating a degree of an influence that the clinical decision support system exerts on diagnosis by the doctor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2021
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa NORO, Yusuke KANO, Anri SATO, Minoru NAKATSUGAWA
  • Patent number: 11037680
    Abstract: A medical information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry obtains data on medical actions and data on differences between planned medical actions or achievement objectives of treatment and results thereof. The processing circuitry extracts relevant factors associated with the differences based on the data on the medical actions and the data on the differences. The processing circuitry the relevant factors by allocating elements included in classification criteria to the relevant factors. The processing circuitry displays the relevant factors on a display for each of the classification criteria.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Kano, Kazumasa Noro, Longxun Piao
  • Publication number: 20210174922
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical care support apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires first grounds information including grounds for a first means to arrive at a prediction of a probability at which an event relating to a patient may occur, acquires second grounds information including grounds for a second means to arrive at a prediction relating to the event, calculates, based on the first grounds information and the second grounds information, a plurality of matching rates indicating a degree to which a plurality of items included in the first grounds information and a plurality of items included in the second grounds information match, and displays an inference result including the plurality of matching rates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Kazumasa NORO, Yusuke KANO
  • Publication number: 20210005310
    Abstract: An order creation support apparatus according to an embodiment includes a processing circuitry. The processing circuitry extracts existing order information similar to input new order information, from pieces of the existing order information, based on the similarity between the new order information and the existing order information. The processing circuitry also extracts representation commonly used for a specific item, from a character string included in the extracted existing order information, as common representation, and displays the new order information and support information based on the extracted common representation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa NORO, Kazuki UTSUNOMIYA
  • Patent number: 10806407
    Abstract: A medical information processing system comprises processing circuitry configured to acquire numerical data representing medical information together with date and time information associated with the numerical data, display the numerical data in time series based on the date and time information, specify a period relating to the numerical data displayed in time series, calculate a distribution of the numerical data contained in the period, and further display the distribution graphically.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuki Utsunomiya, Yusuke Kano, Kazumasa Noro, Longxun Piao
  • Publication number: 20200138383
    Abstract: A medical information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a specifying unit, an obtaining unit, a determining unit, and a display controlling unit. The specifying unit specifies principal data from among a plurality of types of diagnosis/treatment data. The obtaining unit obtains peripheral data that is diagnosis/treatment data having a high degree of relevance to the principal data, by using the principal data as a reference. The determining unit determines a screen configuration indicating positional arrangements of the principal data and the peripheral data to be used at the time of displaying the principal data and the peripheral data, in accordance with an attribute of the peripheral data with respect to the principal data. The display controlling unit displays the principal data and the peripheral data on a display screen of a display by using the screen configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa NORO, Kazuki UTSUNOMIYA, Yudai Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20190189282
    Abstract: A medical information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a display controlling unit configured to display, in a time series, events of diagnosis and treatment actions performed on a subject during a designated display period; a tallying unit configured to tally, as an index value, numerical values either extracted or calculated on the basis of information about the events, for each of tally units obtained by dividing the display period into sections arranged in a time series; and a calculating unit configured to calculate a piece of context information relatively indicating one selected from between the diagnosis and treatment actions and a state of the subject in each of the tally units, by comparing the index values tallied for the tally units with one another, and to further display the pieces of context information so as to be kept in association with the events.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Kazumasa NORO, Yusuke KANO, Kazuki UTSUNOMIYA, Longxun PIAO
  • Publication number: 20190122752
    Abstract: A medical information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry generates integrated data obtained by integrating information outside a hospitalization period and information during the hospitalization period. The processing circuitry classifies information included in the integrated data into categories based on a period and a type. The processing circuitry calculates an influence degree of the information of the integrated data included in corresponding one of the categories related to a designated item as an analysis object of a patient with respect to the item.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa NORO, Kazuhisa MURAKAMI, Yusuke KANO