Computer Assisted Medical Diagnostics Patents (Class 128/920)
  • Patent number: 11565042
    Abstract: A system and method provides closed-loop sedation, anesthesia, or analgesia by monitoring EEG and automatically adjusting the delivery of sedative, anesthetic, and/or analgesic drugs to maintain that desired level of cortical activity for transportation or evacuation of the injured, and for closed-loop anesthesia during surgical care, and at all echelons of care.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: NeuroWave Systems Inc.
    Inventors: Stéphane Bibian, Tatjana Zikov, Sankar Barua
  • Patent number: 11552952
    Abstract: A method and system for initiating message listening and routing message content to authorized user devices is disclosed. For a second user device to receive notifications regarding records of a first user, the second user device provides information identifying the first user to a notification service. The notification service verifies the identifying information. The notification service initiates one or more listeners to listen for messages flowing over a messaging bus that are relating to the first user. Once a message is identified, at least a portion of the message is used to generate a notification that may be sent to the second user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: C/HCA, Inc.
    Inventors: Gabriel O. Perez, Michael A. Houston, David Fowler, Milind Madhukar Borkar, Thomas Andrew Doyle, Alan Scott, William Michael Gregg, Jim Najib Jirjis, Jonathan Perlin, Paul Martin Paslick, Paul Currie
  • Patent number: 11551792
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided for identifying, stratifying, and prioritizing patients who are eligible for care management services. For each patient, patient health data is used to determine one or more of a disease burden associated with the patient, an amount of health system utilization by the patient, and an amount of money spent on healthcare services for the patient. It is further determined if the patient exceeds a respective threshold value associated with each of these criteria. If the patient exceeds the respective threshold value, the patient is stratified into a category comprising one of high-risk senior, high-risk adult, high-risk pediatrics, or high-risk maternity. The patient may also be prioritized based on one or more factors, and a notification may be sent to the patient informing the patient of his/her eligibility for care management services.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Inventors: Phillip M. Stadler, Andrea K. Harrington, Megan K. Quick, Bharat B. Sutariya
  • Patent number: 11544968
    Abstract: An information processing system, an information processing method, and a recording medium, which implement effective information presentation by presentation of information when a user is in a situation where information is easily acceptable, are to be provide. An information processing system including a control unit that controls a presentation unit to present a message to a user when the user is presumed, based on sensing data related to the user, to be in a situation where a message is easily acceptable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Inventors: Keigo Ihara, Hideyuki Ono
  • Patent number: 11531935
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention are directed toward a computer-implemented interactive diagnostic medical records system operated in conjunction with at least one user device. Interactive processing components provide collaborative interaction between a user and at least one database, the collaboration including deployment of a search module in response to a query associated with the user device, and a diagnostic inquiry module comprising an interactive sequence of at least two linked inquiries transmitted to the user device. In one embodiment, the diagnostic inquiry module is operable to assign a value or “weight” to the user responses to the interactive sequence of at least two linked inquiries. User interface tools may further be associated with the user device for accepting input from the diagnostic inquiry module and correspondingly displaying output as determined by the interactive processing components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Inventor: Roger Alan Mason
  • Patent number: 11527326
    Abstract: Systems, methods and computer-readable media are provided for facilitating clinical decision support and managing patient population health by health-related entities including caregivers, health care administrators, insurance providers, and patients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Inventors: Douglas S. McNair, John Christopher Murrish, Kanakasabha Kailasam
  • Patent number: 11497851
    Abstract: A system and a method for management of diabetes are provided. The system includes an infusion pump, glucose sensor, and controller that is programmed to control insulin delivery based upon at least one stored variable. The controller calculates a maximum insulin delivery rate based on the default basal insulin delivery rate, temporary basal insulin delivery rate, extended bolus rate, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Lifescan IP Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Daniel Finan, Pavel Vereshchetin
  • Patent number: 11495354
    Abstract: Systems, methods and computer-readable media are provided for facilitating clinical decision support and managing patient population health by health-related entities including caregivers, health care administrators, insurance providers, and patients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Inventors: Douglas S. McNair, John Christopher Murrish, Kanakasabha Kailasam
  • Patent number: 11488304
    Abstract: A gauze detection system is provided that is capable of effectively detecting a gauze pad in the patient's body during surgery without applying special processing to the gauze pad. A gauze detection system 100, includes: an image input section 1 to input a taken image of an operative field; a determination section 2 to determine whether a determination target region contains a feature of a gauze image by image processing, the region having a predetermined size in an input image; and a determination result output section 3 to report detection of a gauze pad in the input image in a case of the determination target region being determined by the determination section 2 to contain the feature of the gauze image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: EIZO Corporation
    Inventor: Takuya Katayama
  • Patent number: 11482313
    Abstract: A method of optimizing healthcare services consumption according to the invention includes the steps of assessing the healthcare situation of an employer providing healthcare benefits to a population, identifying a first group of patients from the population likely to generate expensive healthcare claims based on data representing past claims, periodically determining whether patients in the first group have satisfied certain predetermined healthcare requirements, identifying a first group of providers who provide high quality, cost efficient healthcare services based on the practice patterns of the providers, prompting patients who have not satisfied the predetermined healthcare requirements to obtain services from providers in the first group, and responding to healthcare requests from patients by determining whether the requesting patient is seeking services from a provider in the first group, and, if not, urging the patient to obtain such services from a provider in the first group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: Quality Healthcare Intermediary, LLC
    Inventors: Larry R. Dust, David B. Cook
  • Patent number: 11461897
    Abstract: A method and analysis devices for classifying tissue samples are provided. In the method, annotated training data is generated from a known positive tissue sample and a known negative tissue sample from a patient, and the annotated training data is then used to train an automatic classifier patient-specifically. To delimit an affected tissue region of the patient, then, unknown tissue samples from the same patient are classified by the automatic classifier trained for the patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventor: Marcus Pfister
  • Patent number: 11462090
    Abstract: An autonomous facility monitoring apparatus and method in a facility can remain on at all times and functions to determine whether an unauthorized person has entered or is attempting to enter the facility and/or whether an environmental danger exists or is predicted. Continuously monitoring physical characteristics of a person and/or location of a person in the facility provides information for automatically detecting and signaling a detrimental health condition, for automatically controlling operation of apparatus of the facility, for operating gaming features, and so on.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Inventor: Martin A. Alpert
  • Patent number: 11452815
    Abstract: A medical device system. The system includes a first medical device, a first remote interface, and a second remote interface in communication with the first remote interface and the first medical device, wherein the first medical device sends a command to the first medical device through the second remote interface, and wherein when the second remote interface receives the command, the command must be confirmed by the second remote interface before the command is send by the second remote interface to the first medical device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Inventors: Dean Kamen, Gregory R. Lanier, Jr., Gregg W. Rivinius
  • Patent number: 11453406
    Abstract: An apparatus for determining ride comfort of a passenger using brain wave signals includes an analyzer configured to determine first ride comfort information of a passenger based on information on a seating posture of the passenger in a mobility, a sensor configured to collect brain wave signals of the passenger in the mobility for a predetermined time, and a controller configured to control the mobility, wherein the analyzer is configured to determine second ride comfort information obtained by correcting the first ride comfort information, by analyzing the collected brain wave signals based on the first ride comfort information, and wherein the controller is configured to control the mobility based on the determined second ride comfort information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Sookmyung Women's University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Sung Min Ahn, Suh Yeon Dong
  • Patent number: 11416976
    Abstract: A method and system for determining if an individual is impaired. In one embodiment, physical and cognitive testing of the individual are conducted in the field or at the scene of an event. The test results are compared to previously stored baseline test results taken for the specific individual while the individual is known to be in an unimpaired state or condition. The current test results are electronically compared to the baseline test results and if the results differ or deviate beyond a predetermined level or amount the individual is considered to be impaired. If no baseline test results exist for the specific individual, the current test results can alternatively be compared to previously determined or known scientifically accepted or minimums for the specific tests given to the individual.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Inventor: Michael Kusens
  • Patent number: 11393576
    Abstract: A method for setting a medical imaging protocol includes providing an information data set assigned to a patient. The information data set includes an information about a provisional diagnostic finding regarding the patient. In an embodiment, the method further includes assigning a probability value for a positive finding of the provisional diagnostic finding to the information data set; and automatically setting the medical imaging protocol. The medical imaging protocol is adapted to the provisional diagnostic finding such that an analysis of a result of the medical imaging protocol changes the probability value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Razvan Ionasec, Philipp Hoelzer
  • Patent number: 11392729
    Abstract: Provided is a method of managing design bases applied to a nuclear power plant in an integrated manner by using a building information model so that design bases attributes are precisely provided to a subsequent design by using a design bases information layer to ensure consistency between design drawings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Inventors: Jae Seop Shin, Young Dal Seo, Hui Jeong Jang, Sang Je Lee
  • Patent number: 11393596
    Abstract: A medical information providing system 1 includes a medication examination information extracting unit 21d and a database management unit 21e in a medication examination DB server 20. The medication examination information extracting unit 21d extracts information on clinical examination relating to a medication that requires clinical examination when it is prescribed from at least one of package insert data and prescription guideline data concerning functional decline of internal organs, for plural types of medications. In addition, the medication examination information extracting unit 21d generates a medication examination database in which the extracted clinical examination information on the medication and the medication are stored in association with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignees: National University Corporation Chiba University, Medipharm Co., Ltd, Higashi-Nihon Medicom Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Itsuko Ishii, Iichiro Yokoyama, Masanori Ogawa, Tadashi Nomoto
  • Patent number: 11382507
    Abstract: Embodiments related to a self-administered, behavior modification program facilitated through a structured tailoring method and system thereof which accelerates and enhances the internalization process of the individual, and which provides help when the individual begins to fail in adhering or continuing with the behavior modification are disclosed. Program instructions that when executed by a processor causes a processor to initiate automatically a schedule of events of a structured tailoring procedure upon entry criteria being met at some unknown time, provide intervention according to the intervention preferences when the adherence criteria for one of the events has not been met, and end automatically the structured collection procedure upon exit criteria being met at some unknown time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel Wong, David Hasker, Glenn Brassington, Stefan Weinert, Abhishek S. Soni, Alan Greenburg, Paul J. Galley, Ulrich Porsch, Robert E. Reinke, Marco De Polo
  • Patent number: 11379980
    Abstract: The present application discloses an image processing method, an apparatus, an electronic device and a storage medium. A specific implementation is: acquiring an image to be processed; acquiring a grading array according to the image to be processed and a grading network model, where the grading network model is a model pre-trained according to mixed samples, the number of elements contained in the grading array is C?1, C is the number of lesion grades, C lesion grades include one lesion grade without lesion and C?1 lesion grades with lesion, and a kth element in the grading array is a probability of a lesion grade corresponding to the image to be processed being greater than or equal to a kth lesion grade, where 1?k?C?1, and k is an integer; determining the lesion grade corresponding to the image to be processed according to the grading array.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Inventors: Fangxin Shang, Yehui Yang, Lei Wang, Yanwu Xu
  • Patent number: 11379993
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an image acquisition unit configured to extract an image from a video image, a history management unit configured to generate movement history of an object, a setting unit configured to set a search range in the image based on the movement history, and a tracking unit configured to detect a target object in the search range and associate a currently detected target object with a previously detected target object, to perform tracking on the target object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Koichi Magai
  • Patent number: 11367532
    Abstract: An integrated disease management system provides patients with simple, quick, and readily available counseling regarding a healthy diabetic lifestyle. The system can include an interactive engine with predictive analytics and machine learning to provide a customized experience for a user. The system can be configured to transmit data to a remote server to perform analysis of received data (e.g., disease management data), to provide feedback to the user (e.g., customized feedback with curated content based on a user's data and interface interactions), and send all or a portion of the data and/or curated content to another user device or remote health management access point (e.g., as cloud storage) where the information can be accessed by healthcare stakeholder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: Embecta Corp.
    Inventors: Michael Hoar, Douglas McClure, Rita Saltiel-Berzin, Edward Liebowitz
  • Patent number: 11354587
    Abstract: A system and associated methods for organizing, representing, finding, discovering, and accessing data. Embodiments represent information and data in the form of a data structure termed a “Feature Graph”. A Feature Graph includes nodes and edges, where the edges serve to “connect” a node to one or more other nodes. A node in a Feature Graph may represent a variable, that is, a measurable object, characteristic or factor. An edge in a Feature Graph may represent a measure of a statistical association between a node and one or more other nodes that has been retrieved from a source or sources. Datasets that demonstrate or support the statistical association, or measure the associated variable are “linked to” from the Feature Graph.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: SYSTEM INC.
    Inventor: Adam Bly
  • Patent number: 11344370
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an arthroplasty jig is disclosed herein. The method may include the following: generate a bone model, wherein the bone model includes a three dimensional computer model of at least a portion of a joint surface of a bone of a patient joint to undergo an arthroplasty procedure; generate an implant model, wherein the implant model includes a three dimensional computer model of at least a portion of a joint surface of an arthroplasty implant to be used in the arthroplasty procedure; assess a characteristic associated with the patient joint; generate a modified joint surface of the implant model by modifying at least a portion of a joint surface of the implant model according to the characteristic; and shape match the modified joint surface of the implant model and a corresponding joint surface of the bone model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Inventors: Ilwhan Park, Charlie W. Chi, Stephen M. Howell
  • Patent number: 11342050
    Abstract: A computer system monitors users to capture contextual and environmental data for managing adverse events of those users. A level of risk for occurrence of an adverse event from performing a medical related activity is determined based on the medical related activity, a medical profile, and a risk profile of the user. The user is monitored to capture environmental and contextual information for the adverse event. The captured information is stored to associate the captured information with the adverse event. In response to occurrence of the adverse event, the user is prompted to provide information pertaining to conditions surrounding the adverse event. The stored information for the adverse event is updated with the user-provided information, and is transmitted to a provider associated with the medical related activity. Embodiments of the present invention further include a method and program product for managing adverse events in substantially the same manner described above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Paul R. Bastide, Fang Lu, Piyush Madan, Vishrawas Gopalakrishnan
  • Patent number: 11331146
    Abstract: A method for improving the development of an initial surgical plan includes receiving input information, developing an initial surgical plan based upon the input information, and allowing a user to customize the initial surgical plan by providing input related to modifications to the initial surgical plan. The method further includes storing information related to the modifications to the initial surgical plan and using the stored information to develop a subsequent initial surgical plan based on the modifications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: MAKO Surgical Corp.
    Inventors: Carinne Granchi, Jason Otto, Thomas M. Coon, Michael Ballash, Tamas Erdos
  • Patent number: 11276293
    Abstract: In some examples, systems, methods, and devices are described that generate contextual suggestions for patients. Generation of the contextual suggestions is triggered by certain events performed by a medical professional with respect to a patient (e.g., updating a patient record). The contextual suggestions are related to addressing health conditions of the patient and represent tasks or considerations which the medical professional should be made aware. The contextual suggestions are generated in a way that is considerate of patient context, medical professional context, and contexts of similar patients. The contextual suggestions can be presented to the medical professional for selection and execution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: C/HCA, Inc.
    Inventors: Christian Krayer, William Michael Gregg, Thomas Andrew Doyle, Paul Brient, Jim Najib Jirjis, Karl Bradley Kehler, Jonathan Perlin, Paul Martin Paslick, Edmund Jackson, Sarah Hume Buta, Erin S. Jospe, Umesh P. Phirke
  • Patent number: 11259875
    Abstract: A computer-assisted surgery system comprises a first surgical device with a tracking unit tracked during a surgical procedure and adapted to perform a first function associated to the surgical procedure. A second surgical device is adapted to perform a second function associated to the surgical procedure. A triggered unit is triggered when the first surgical device and the second surgical device reach a predetermined proximity relation. A surgical procedure processing unit tracks the first surgical device. A trigger detector detects a triggering of the triggered unit. A CAS application operates steps of a surgical procedure. A controller commands the CAS application to activate a selected step associated with the second function in the surgical procedure when the trigger detector signals a detection. An interface displays information about the selected step in the surgical procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: ORTHOSOFT ULC
    Inventors: Yannick Boutin, Jean-Guillaume Abiven, Mathieu Chevrier
  • Patent number: 11211157
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses and methods may provide for technology to improve a workout experience of a user by determining an emotional state of the user, identifying a workout route based on the emotional state of the user, and outputting the workout route via a user interface device. Additionally, determining the emotional state of the user may include inferring emotions from one or more sensor information or user speech information. In one example, the sensor information includes one or more of blood pressure signals, heart rate signals or sweat measurement signals and the user speech information includes one or more of words used in an input utterance or a prosody of the input utterance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Guillermo Perez, Israel Perez Tudela
  • Patent number: 11191423
    Abstract: Systems and methods for improving endoscopy procedures are described that provide not only a conventional real time image of the view obtained by an endoscope, but in addition, a near real time 3D model and/or a 2D flattened image of an interior surface of an organ, which model and image may be processed using AI software to highlight potential tissue abnormalities for closer examination and/or biopsy during the procedure. A navigation module interacts with other system outputs to further assist the endoscopist with navigational indicia, e.g., landmarks and/or directional arrows, that enhance the endoscopists' spatial orientation, and/or may provide navigational guidance to the endoscopist to assist manipulation of the endoscope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: DocBot, Inc.
    Inventors: Gabriele Zingaretti, Peter Crosby, Andrew Ninh, James Requa, William E. Karnes, John Cifarelli
  • Patent number: 11188204
    Abstract: Systems and methods for virtual implant placement to implement joint gap planning are discussed. For example, a method can include operations for receiving a first implant parameter set based on a surgical plan that was generated while moving the joint through a range of motion. The method can include generating a first set of candidate implant parameter sets that are the result of an incremental change, relative to the first implant parameter set, to at least one parameter of the first parameter set. The method can include calculating a result for at least one candidate implant parameter set and providing a graphical representation of the result according to at least one candidate implant parameter set. The result can be color-coded to correlate to a candidate implant parameter set. The display can include color-coded user interface controls to allow a user to execute incremental changes corresponding to candidate implant parameter sets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Blue Belt Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Constantinos Nikou, Branislav Jaramaz
  • Patent number: 11166643
    Abstract: A non-invasive method of estimating intra-cranial pressure (ICP). The method including the steps of: a. non-invasively measuring pressure pulses in an upper body artery; b. determining central aortic pressure (CAP) pulses that correspond to these measured pressure pulses; c. identifying features of the ICP wave which denote cardiac ejection and wave reflection from the cranium, including Ejection Duration (ED) and Augmentation Index of Pressure (PAIx); d. non-invasively measuring flow pulses in a central artery which supplies blood to the brain within the cranium; e. identifying features of the measured cerebral flow waves which denote cardiac ejection and wave reflection from the cranium as Flow Augmentation Index (FAIx); f. calculating an ICP flow augmentation index from the measured central flow pulses; g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Inventor: Michael F. O'Rourke
  • Patent number: 11129556
    Abstract: System and method for non-invasive monitoring of physiological measurements of a subject, including at least one monitoring device, to detect changes in measured physiological signals, the monitoring device including at least one measuring unit, wherein each measuring unit includes: at least two light emitting sources, and at least one sensor, to detect light beams emitted from the at least two light emitting source, and a computerized device, in communication with the at least one monitoring device, the computerized device to receive data from monitoring device, wherein the monitoring device is configured to be removably attachable to the subject's body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: WEAR2B LTD.
    Inventors: Ohad Bashan, Oded Bashan, Aharon Klein, Ben Zion Dekel
  • Patent number: 11100249
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a communication technique for converging a 5G communication system for supporting a higher data rate beyond a 4G system with an IoT technology, and a system therefor. The present disclosure provides a method and a device for enhancing data security. The method includes when a request message including information related to a first privacy level is received from a user device, authenticating the user device. The method also includes verifying the information related to the first privacy level. The method further includes transmitting, to the terminal, an image processed on the basis of the first privacy level among images processed on the basis of a plurality of privacy levels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung-Joo Suh, Han-Il Yu, Sang-Jin Kim, Joo-Hyun Park, Hye-Jin Lee, Hee-Jeong Lee
  • Patent number: 11068822
    Abstract: A computer assisted surgery system includes a controller configured to display images of the surgical procedure according to a workflow plan. The controller is configured to retrieve data and determine the workflow plan based on the data. The controller may also be configured to record and store data related to the surgical procedure on, for example, a hospital network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Inventors: Mark R. DiSilvestro, Jason T. Sherman
  • Patent number: 11051790
    Abstract: This invention provides a system and method for providing Indicator Features in high resolution micro-ultrasound prostate images, wherein the ultrasound device operates at a center frequency of 15 MHz and above. Indicator Features are features, which have been identified alone and/or in combination with other features in high resolution micro-ultrasound images, and have been determined to be significantly statistically correlated to either benign tissue or some grade of cancerous tissue on the basis of predictive probabilities. These Indicator Features can be used to train a linear or non-linear classifier, which can be used to classify patient images of the prostate. These Indicator Features can be used to guide a clinician as to where to take a biopsy core from the prostate, as well as assist in diagnosis of the tissue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Exact Imaging, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian Wodlinger, Theresa McGrath, Jerrold Wen
  • Patent number: 11045209
    Abstract: A dynamic trialing method generally allows a surgeon to perform a preliminary bone resection on the distal femur according to a curved or planar resection profile. With the curved resection profile, the distal-posterior femoral condyles may act as a femoral trial component after the preliminary bone resection. This may eliminate the need for a separate femoral trial component, reducing the cost and complexity of surgery. With the planar resection profile, shims or skid-like inserts that correlate to the distal-posterior condyles of the final insert may be attached to the distal femur after the preliminary bone resection to facilitate intraoperative trialing. The method and related components may also provide the ability of a surgeon to perform iterative intraoperative kinematic analysis and gap balancing, providing the surgeon the ability to perform necessary ligament and/or other soft tissue releases and fine tune the final implant positions based on data acquired during the surgery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
    Inventors: Stuart L. Axelson, Jr., Emily Hampp, John R. Fossez
  • Patent number: 11006874
    Abstract: The present subject matter relates to a computer implemented method for real time determination of stress levels of an individual. The method includes receiving at least one stream of physiological data from at least one primary sensor for a predetermined duration, and preprocessing the at least one stream of physiological data to extract physiological parameters, where the preprocessing includes performing a preliminary analysis on the at least one stream of physiological data. The method further includes determining a stress level of the individual based on at least the physiological parameters, wherein the determining comprises performing a statistical analysis on the physiological parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Tata Consultancy Services Limited
    Inventors: Srinivasan Jayaraman, Kriti Kumar, Balamuralidhar Purushothaman
  • Patent number: 10990193
    Abstract: According to some embodiments of the invention, improved systems and methods for medical imaging report input are provided. A zero footprint software extension is provided that interfaces with supported hardware devices, such as dictation devices. The extension may be agnostic to different medical facilities and different medical imaging systems. Radiologists may quickly populate medical imaging reports with existing structured data included in the EMRs or other forms, such as medical orders. Radiologists may also use voice recognition technology in conjunction with the dictation devices to fill in diagnoses and other relevant information in the medical imaging reports. The functionality of the dictation devices may be configured by the radiologists to meet their preferences and needs, either generally or with respect to a specific medical imaging report.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Imaging Advantage LLC
    Inventors: Kamil Rahme, Danyell Wilt
  • Patent number: 10932855
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for planning and/or carrying out a total knee replacement surgical procedure on a knee of a leg of a patient are described. Anatomical data for the leg of the patient is obtained, which allows the femoral mechanical axis, the tibial mechanical axis and the joint line of the knee to be determined. A planned proximal tibial cut angle and a planned distal femoral cut angle are determined. A total knee replacement procedure is carried out on the knee of the patient, wherein a distal femoral cut is made using the planned distal femoral cut angle and a proximal tibial cut is made using the planned proximal tibial cut angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Inventors: Sarah J. Shupe, Michael Joseph Rock, David Robert Wolfson, Gianpaolo Fusari, Hawys Eleri Tomos, Robert Edward Matthews, John Naybour, Mark Heldreth
  • Patent number: 10918260
    Abstract: For each finding, a finding image recorder records as a finding image an endoscopic image captured in the past. A compression processing unit performs a compression process on an endoscopic image captured by a capsule endoscope so as to generate a compressed image. A similarity determination unit determines, when the compression processing unit performs a compression process on the endoscopic image, whether or not the endoscopic image is similar to a finding image recorded in the finding image recorder. When the endoscopic image is determined to be similar to the finding image by the similarity determination unit, the compression processing unit adds predetermined information to the compressed image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Inventors: Ryoichi Hosoya, Takashi Nagata, Isao Tateshita, Ryo Inomata, Ryo Oguma
  • Patent number: 10881462
    Abstract: A computer assisted surgery (CAS) system and method for preparing an anatomical structure to receive an orthopaedic implant. The method generally involves the steps of determining a contour of the anatomical structure by using the CAS system to acquire a plurality of points on the anatomical structure and provide a best fit approximation of the anatomical structure based on the plurality of points, selecting an implant to replicate the anatomical structure, and preparing the anatomical structure to receive the implant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Zimmer, Inc.
    Inventors: Jackson R. Heavener, Justin J. May
  • Patent number: 10861161
    Abstract: Provided is a method and apparatus for displaying an image showing an object. The method of displaying an image showing an object includes: displaying a model corresponding to the object; receiving a user input for selecting, from the model, a region of interest (ROI) included in the object; and displaying an image showing the ROI based on the user input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Inventors: Sung-wook Park, Jin-yong Lee, Hyuk-Jae Chang, Namsik Chung, Geu-ru Hong, Chi-young Shim, Ji-hyun Yoon, In-jeong Cho, Ran Heo
  • Patent number: 10861193
    Abstract: A calibration sheet is located at a first position where its surface substantially corresponds to the expected position of a patient surface lying on a mechanical couch during treatment. Images of the calibration sheet are obtained and processed to ascertain relative locations and orientations of the image detectors obtaining the images and optical distortion parameters indicative of optical distortions present in the obtained images of the calibration sheet. The calibration sheet is then re-located to a known position relative to the iso-centre of the treatment apparatus and images of the re-located calibration sheet are obtained and processed to determine a transform corresponding to the relocation of the calibration sheet from the first position to the iso-centre of the treatment apparatus. Data indicative of optical distortions present in the images and data indicative of the locations and orientations of the image detectors relative to the iso-centre of the treatment apparatus are stored.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: VISION RT LTD.
    Inventors: Edward Mead, Ivan Meir
  • Patent number: 10799321
    Abstract: A method for monitoring the position of the teeth of a patient includes the following steps: a) modeling a target position of the teeth in the form of a target model; b) after a time interval, modeling an updated position of the teeth in the form of an updated model; c) comparing the target and updated models.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Inventors: Philippe Salah, Emmanuel Salah, William Ayache
  • Patent number: 10803145
    Abstract: A method of processing EEG data. The EEG data for a user is received at a server from one or more EEG input devices. The EEG data from the user is characterized utilizing the server to generate the characterized data. The characterized data is categorized utilizing the server. The characterized data is analyzed to generate analyzed data. The analysis includes at least comparing the analyzed data against control data. A service response is generated utilizing the server to process the analyzed data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Inventor: Kerry Michael Albert Driscoll
  • Patent number: 10803579
    Abstract: Embodiments of the disclosure provide systems and methods for generating a diagnosis report based on a medical image of a patient. The system includes a communication interface configured to receive the medical image acquired by an image acquisition device. The system further includes at least one processor. The at least one processor is configured to detect a medical condition of the patient and parameters associated with the medical condition based on the medical image. The at least one processor is further configured to construct the diagnosis report based on the medical image, wherein the diagnosis report includes at least one view of the medical image and a description of the medical condition using the parameters. The system also includes a display configured to display the diagnosis report.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Inventors: Qi Song, Hanbo Chen, Zheng Te, Youbing Yin, Junjie Bai, Shanhui Sun
  • Patent number: 10791994
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving sensor data associated with a monitored individual, generating from the sensor data an activity profile of the monitored individual, generating comparison data by comparing the activity profile of the monitored individual to a target activity profile, detecting from the comparison data, an activity of the one or more of activities performed by the monitored individual that can adversely affect a biological condition of the monitored individual, and submitting a notification to equipment utilized by an advisor of the monitored individual. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: WELCH ALLYN, INC.
    Inventors: David E. Quinn, Kristen Stebbins, John A. Lane, Craig M. Meyerson, Elaine C. Montambeau
  • Patent number: 10762633
    Abstract: The disclosed technology relates generally to medical imaging, and more particularly, some embodiments relate to systems and methods for creating and using a covariate modulated or “dynamic” atlas. Some embodiments of the disclosure provide a method for predicting an alas using General Additive Model (GAM) parameters, wherein the GAM parameters are derived by registering (and optionally segmenting) a plurality of image data sets from a plurality of different subjects to an initial atlas estimate (e.g., a seed atlas), and analyzing the resulting registration, segmentation, and intensity parameters as correlated with input covariates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: CORTECHS LABS, INC.
    Inventors: Sebastian Magda, Christopher N. Airriess, Nathan S. White
  • Patent number: 10706485
    Abstract: Embodiments presented herein describe techniques for generating a care plan tailored for an individual. According to one embodiment of the present disclosure, a care platform receives a selection of one or more care protocol templates to assign to a patient. Each care protocol template is associated with a medical condition to be treated. The care platform generates tasks to be performed by the patient, observation metrics specifying types of patient biometrics to monitor, and thresholds associated with each selection. The care platform receives one or more customizations to the tasks, observation metrics, and thresholds and determines whether any of the tasks or the customizations to the tasks conflict with one another. Upon identifying one or more conflicts, the conflicts are resolved based on specified rules associated with each conflicting task. The care plan is generated based on the observation metrics, thresholds, customizations, and resolved tasks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Preventice Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard D. Dettinger, Richard M. Smith, Scott J. Burrichter