Patents by Inventor Todd P. O'Neal

Todd P. O'Neal 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: 20220095399
    Abstract: Systems and methods include a medical device that matches an identifier received over its optical channel and associated with a control device within a line-of-sight of the medical device with an identifier received over its wireless channel and that automatically pairs with the control device associated with the matching identifier over its wireless channel, as well as, a control device that matches an identifier received over its optical channel and associated with a medical device within a line-of-sight of the control device with an identifier received over its wireless channel and that automatically pairs with the medical device associated with the matching identifier over its wireless channel, as well as, a first device and a second device that automatically pair over a wireless channel based on a location identifier received over an optical channel from a transmitter within a line-of-sight of the first device and the second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2021
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Applicant: LIKO RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Gavin M. Monson, Douglas A. Seim, Bryan Weidman, Eric Benz, Todd P. O'Neal, Joseph T. Canter, Gregory J. Shannon, Jason M. Williams, Scott M. Corbin
  • Publication number: 20220079826
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods for patient support include arrangement of a patient support top for rotation and a rotation lockout assembly for selectively blocking against rotation of the patient support top.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: Zachary B. Konsin, Michael C. Pierce, Alexander E. Rojas, Christopher B. Dubois, Phillip B. Dolliver, Jason S. Bernotsky, Andrew L. Thompson, David C. Newkirk, Todd P. O'Neal
  • Publication number: 20220079824
    Abstract: A sling bar includes a frame defining a central hub, a first hook extending from the central hub, and a second hook extending from the central hub. The central hub includes a wall defining an internal hollow region and an external hub surface, the internal hollow region shaped and sized to receive a ferromagnetic insert therein, and one or more niches formed within the wall and recessed into the wall from the external hub surface, the one or more niches arranged radially around the internal hollow region and sized and shaped to receive a hand control device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: LIKO RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Christian H. Reinke, Todd P. O'Neal, James Walke
  • Patent number: 11240857
    Abstract: Systems and methods include a medical device that matches an identifier received over its optical channel and associated with a control device within a line-of-sight of the medical device with an identifier received over its wireless channel and that automatically pairs with the control device associated with the matching identifier over its wireless channel, as well as, a control device that matches an identifier received over its optical channel and associated with a medical device within a line-of-sight of the control device with an identifier received over its wireless channel and that automatically pairs with the medical device associated with the matching identifier over its wireless channel, as well as, a first device and a second device that automatically pair over a wireless channel based on a location identifier received over an optical channel from a transmitter within a line-of-sight of the first device and the second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: LIKO RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Gavin M. Monson, Douglas A. Seim, Bryan Weidman, Eric Benz, Todd P. O'Neal, Joseph T. Canter, Gregory J. Shannon, Jason M. Williams, Scott M. Corbin
  • Publication number: 20220023122
    Abstract: A patient support apparatus includes a base frame, lift mechanism supporting an upper frame relative to the base frame, a load frame, and a plurality of deck sections, a patient support surface, and a number of barriers positioned about the patient supporting surface. The patient support apparatus includes a notification system for visually notifying a caregiver of a condition or status of a component of the patient support apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Inventors: Robert M. ZERHUSEN, Richard H. HEIMBROCK, Arpit SHAH, Aziz A. BHAI, Bradley T. SMITH, Catherine M. WAGNER, Charles A. LACHENBRUCH (Deceased), Clay G. OWSLEY, Dan R. TALLENT, Daniel NACHTIGAL, David L. BEDEL, David J. BRZENCHEK, David J. HITCHCOCK, David P. LUBBERS, Douglas A. SEIM, Douglas E. BORGMAN, Eric D. BENZ, Florin IUCHA, Frank E. SAUSER, Gavin M. MONSON, James W. PASCOE, James L. WALKE, Jared RUDE, John G. BYERS, John D. CHRISTIE, Jonathan D. TURNER, Joshua A. WILLIAMS, Karen LANNING, Kathryn R. SMITH, Kirsten M. EMMONS, Mary Kay BRINKMAN, Michael BUCCIERI, Nathaniel W. HIXON, Neal WIGGERMANN, Richard J. SCHUMAN, Sr., Scott M. CORBIN, Sravan MAMIDI, Todd P. O'NEAL, Todd S. VENTROLA, Travis PELO, Unnati OJHA, John GOEWERT
  • Publication number: 20220000678
    Abstract: An incontinence detection system monitors an area for moisture events and wirelessly transmits moisture-related information to one or more notification devices. The system has a pad that includes a substrate and one or more sensors supported by the substrate. The sensor(s) emit wireless signals indicative of the moisture-related information. A sensor event communication system forwards the sensor signals to another device, such as a notification device. Portions of the system are included in a patient support apparatus, such as a bed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Gavin M. MONSON, Todd P. O'NEAL, David Lance RIBBLE, Dan R. TALLENT, John D. CHRISTIE, Kirsten M. EMMONS, Yongji FU, Michael Scott HOOD, Douglas A. SEIM, Ryan S. SEVERNS, James D. VOLL, Gregory WILEY, Steven Alan DIXON, Bryan WEIDMAN, Eric David BENZ, Brett KNITTLE, Marwan NUSAIR, Neal WIGGERMANN, John V. HARMEYER, Joshua A. WILLIAMS
  • Patent number: 11213448
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods for patient support include arrangement of a patient support top for rotation and a rotation lockout assembly for selectively blocking against rotation of the patient support top.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Allen Medical Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Zachary B. Konsin, Michael C. Pierce, Alexander E. Rojas, Christopher B. Dubois, Phillip B. Dolliver, Jason S. Bernotsky, Andrew L. Thompson, David C. Newkirk, Todd P. O'Neal
  • Patent number: 11147719
    Abstract: An incontinence detection system monitors an area for moisture events and wirelessly transmits moisture-related information to one or more notification devices. The system has a pad that includes a substrate and one or more sensors supported by the substrate. The sensor(s) emit wireless signals indicative of the moisture-related information. A sensor event communication system forwards the sensor signals to another device, such as a notification device. Portions of the system are included in a patient support apparatus, such as a bed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Hill-Rom Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Gavin M. Monson, Todd P. O'Neal, David Lance Ribble, Dan R. Tallent, John D. Christie, Kirsten M. Emmons, Yongji Fu, Michael Scott Hood, Douglas A. Seim, Ryan S. Severns, James D. Voll, Gregory Wiley, Steven Alan Dixon, Bryan Weidman, Eric David Benz, Brett Knittle, Marwan Nusair, Neal Wiggermann, John V. Harmeyer, Joshua A. Williams
  • Publication number: 20210316964
    Abstract: Sling bars, lift systems, and methods of attaching a subject sling to a sling bar are disclosed. A sling bar includes a bar extending in a longitudinal direction, a protrusion extending from an upper part of the bar, a sling attachment portion extending to define a receiving aperture, a terminus of the sling attachment portion facing the protrusion, defining an opening into the receiving aperture, the protrusion defining an undercut portion of the receiving aperture, a retention latch pivotally coupled to the protrusion and defining an engagement face that selectively interfaces with a stop surface at the terminus in a closed position to cover the opening, the retention latch being constrained to pivot to an open position whereby the retention latch ceases to interface with the stop surface at the terminus, and a biasing mechanism coupled to the retention latch to force the retention latch toward the closed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: LIKO RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Alejandro Noe Conejo CastaƱo, Christian H. Reinke, Todd P. O'Neal, Nishita Vanita Shashikant, Scott M. Corbin, Katie Osborne, James Walke, Jeffrey Scott Jelinek, Marcus Linde
  • Patent number: 11135110
    Abstract: A patient support apparatus includes a base frame, lift mechanism supporting an upper frame relative to the base frame, a load frame, and a plurality of deck sections, a patient support surface, and a number of barriers positioned about the patient supporting surface. The patient support apparatus includes a notification system for visually notifying a caregiver of a condition or status of a component of the patient support apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Hill-Rom Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert M. Zerhusen, Richard H. Heimbrock, Arpit Shah, Aziz A. Bhai, Bradley T. Smith, Catherine M. Wagner, Charles A. Lachenbruch, Clay G. Owsley, Dan R. Tallent, Daniel Nachtigal, David L. Bedel, David J. Brzenchek, David J. Hitchcock, David P. Lubbers, Douglas A. Seim, Douglas E. Borgman, Eric D. Benz, Florin Iucha, Frank E. Sauser, Gavin M. Monson, James W. Pascoe, James L. Walke, Jared Rude, John G. Byers, John D. Christie, Jonathan D. Turner, Joshua A. Williams, Karen Lanning, Kathryn R. Smith, Kirsten M. Emmons, Mary Kay Brinkman, Michael Buccieri, Nathaniel W. Hixon, Neal Wiggermann, Richard J. Schuman, Sr., Scott M. Corbin, Sravan Mamidi, Todd P. O'Neal, Todd S. Ventrola, Travis Pelo, Unnati Ojha, John Goewert
  • Patent number: 11110028
    Abstract: A therapy system is operable to deliver at least one respiratory therapy to a patient. For example, therapy system may be operable to deliver any one or more of the following therapies: a high frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) therapy, a positive expiratory pressure (PEP) therapy, a nebulizer therapy, an intermittent positive pressure breathing (IPPB) therapy, a cough assist therapy, a suction therapy, a bronchial dilator therapy, and the like. The therapy system is contained in a housing supported by a mobile stand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: HILL-ROM SERVICES PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Keith A. Huster, Gregory W. Branson, Todd P. O'Neal, Mayur Yermaneni, Daniel G. Chase, Karen M. Gove, Timothy J. Ikeler, Stephen R. Schulte, Rachel Hopkins King, Teresa Maria Mirabella
  • Patent number: 10881328
    Abstract: Systems and methods for determining and tracking a positioning of a subject and displaying an image of a model of a subject are disclosed. A system includes a plurality of thermal markers, one or more thermal imaging devices arranged to capture baseline and updated infrared images of the surface and the thermal markers, and a computing device communicatively coupled to the thermal imaging devices. A first thermal marker is arranged at a first location relative to the surface. The computing device receives the baseline and updated infrared images and determines a corrective movement for at least one of the subject and the surface to align the thermal markers in the updated infrared image with the thermal markers in the baseline infrared image based on a location of the thermal markers in the baseline infrared image and a location of the thermal markers in the updated infrared image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Allen Medical Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Yongji Fu, Benjamin E. Howell, Jeffrey C. Marrion, Todd P. O'Neal, Joshua A. Williams
  • Publication number: 20200389928
    Abstract: Systems and methods include a medical device that matches an identifier received over its optical channel and associated with a control device within a line-of-sight of the medical device with an identifier received over its wireless channel and that automatically pairs with the control device associated with the matching identifier over its wireless channel, as well as, a control device that matches an identifier received over its optical channel and associated with a medical device within a line-of-sight of the control device with an identifier received over its wireless channel and that automatically pairs with the medical device associated with the matching identifier over its wireless channel, as well as, a first device and a second device that automatically pair over a wireless channel based on a location identifier received over an optical channel from a transmitter within a line-of-sight of the first device and the second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: LIKO RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Gavin M. Monson, Douglas A. Seim, Bryan Weidman, Eric Benz, Todd P. O'Neal, Joseph T. Canter, Gregory J. Shannon, Jason M. Williams, Scott M. Corbin
  • Publication number: 20200323717
    Abstract: A patient support apparatus includes a base frame, lift mechanism supporting an upper frame relative to the base frame, a load frame, and a plurality of deck sections, a patient support surface, and a number of barriers positioned about the patient supporting surface. The patient support apparatus includes a notification system for visually notifying a caregiver of a condition or status of a component of the patient support apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Robert M. ZERHUSEN, Richard H. HEIMBROCK, Arpit SHAH, Aziz A. BHAI, Bradley T. SMITH, Catherine M. WAGNER, Charles A. LACHENBRUCH, Clay G. OWSLEY, Dan R. TALLENT, Daniel NACHTIGAL, David L. BEDEL, David J. BRZENCHEK, David J. HITCHCOCK, David P. LUBBERS, Douglas A. SEIM, Douglas E. BORGMAN, Eric D. BENZ, Florin IUCHA, Frank E. SAUSER, Gavin M. MONSON, James W. PASCOE, James L. WALKE, Jared RUDE, John G. BYERS, John D. CHRISTIE, Jonathan D. TURNER, Joshua A. WILLIAMS, Karen LANNING, Kathryn SMITH, Kirsten M. EMMONS, Mary Kay BRINKMAN, Michael BUCCIERI, Nathaniel W. HIXON, Neal WIGGERMANN, Richard J. SCHUMAN, SR., Scott M. CORBIN, Sravan MAMIDI, Todd P. O'NEAL, Todd S. VENTROLA, Travis PELO, Unnati OJHA, John GOEWERT
  • Patent number: 10709630
    Abstract: Embodiments include a modular support pad having a support cushion, a fluid-filled bladder coupled to an electronic pressure sensor for sensing a fluid pressure within the fluid-filled bladder, and a ticking surrounding the support cushion and the fluid-filled bladder and providing a person support surface between the fluid-filled bladder and a person. Other embodiments include a modular support pad having a support cushion, a bladder coupled to an electronic pump for circulating a cooling fluid within the bladder, and a ticking surrounding the support cushion and the bladder and providing a person support surface between the bladder and a person. Methods of sensing pressure applied by a support pad are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Allen Medical Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Joshua A. Williams, Benjamin E. Howell, Todd P. O'Neal, Jeffrey C. Marrion, Yongji Fu, Joshua C. Hight, Andrew Sennett
  • Publication number: 20200183362
    Abstract: Lift communications systems, wall-mounted controls, and methods of using and configuring the same are disclosed. A lift communications system includes one or more lifts, each one of the one or more lifts is movable within a space. The lift communications system further includes a wall-mounted control coupled to a wall of the space. The wall-mounted control is configured to communicatively couple to the one or more lifts via a wireless connection. When the wall-mounted control is communicatively coupled to a lift of the one or more lifts, the wall-mounted control is configured to direct operation of the lift and receive data from the lift.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: LIKO RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: James Ledwith, Melissa R. Stancato, Jesse Newman, Karin Olsson, Daniel Johansson, Sheeza Hussain, Scott M. Corbin, Sravan Mamidi, Todd P. O'Neal, Joseph T. Canter, Jason M. Williams, Gregory J. Shannon, Bryan Weidman
  • Publication number: 20200060599
    Abstract: An incontinence detection system monitors an area for moisture events and wirelessly transmits moisture-related information to one or more notification devices. The system has a pad that includes a substrate and one or more sensors supported by the substrate. The sensor(s) emit wireless signals indicative of the moisture-related information. A sensor event communication system forwards the sensor signals to another device, such as a notification device. Portions of the system are included in a patient support apparatus, such as a bed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Gavin M. MONSON, Todd P. O'NEAL, David Lance RIBBLE, Dan R. TALLENT, John D. CHRISTIE, Kirsten M. EMMONS, Yongji FU, Michael Scott HOOD, Douglas A. SEIM, Ryan S. SEVERNS, James D. VOLL, Gregory WILEY, Steven Alan DIXON, Bryan WEIDMAN, Eric David BENZ, Brett KNITTLE, Marwan NUSAIR, Neal WIGGERMANN, John V. HARMEYER, Joshua A. WILLIAMS
  • Patent number: 10548788
    Abstract: Embodiments provide a person support system including support pads having cooling features. According to one embodiment, a person support system may include a longitudinal frame comprising at least one side rail. A support pad may be positioned on the longitudinal frame. The support pad may comprise a thermally conductive core portion comprising a support matrix and at least one thermally conductive element. A cooling source may be thermally coupled to the thermally conductive core portion through the side rail with a connector comprising thermally conductive fibers. The cooling source may draw heat from the thermally conductive core portion through the at least one thermally conductive element and the thermally conductive fibers of the connector thereby cooling at least the thermally conductive core portion of the support pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC.
    Inventors: Charles A. Lachenbruch, Varad Narayan Srivastava, David Lance Ribble, Rachel L. Williamson, David Lawrence Bedel, Andrew David Clark, Steven D. Baker, John V. Harmeyer, Ben Hertz, Todd P. O'Neal
  • Patent number: 10500105
    Abstract: An incontinence detection system monitors an area for moisture events and wirelessly transmits moisture-related information to one or more notification devices. The system has a pad that includes a substrate and one or more sensors supported by the substrate. The sensor(s) emit wireless signals indicative of the moisture-related information. A sensor event communication system forwards the sensor signals to another device, such as a notification device. Portions of the system are included in a patient support apparatus, such as a bed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Hill-Rom Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Gavin M. Monson, Todd P. O'Neal, David L. Ribble, Dan R. Tallent, John D. Christie, Kirsten M. Emmons, Yongji Fu, Michael S. Hood, Douglas A. Seim, Ryan S. Severns, James D. Voll, Gregory Wiley, Steven A. Dixon, Bryan Weidman, Eric D. Benz, Brett Knittle, Marwan Nusair, Neal Wiggermann, John V. Harmeyer
  • Patent number: D955585
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: LIKO RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Jonathan K. Moenter, Todd P. O'Neal, Jonathan D. Turner