US Patent Application No: 2012/0158,419

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HEALTHCARE PROVIDER HYGIENE COMPLIANCE MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD

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In one embodiment, a method for monitoring hygienic compliance in a medical institution includes detecting presence of a healthcare provider in a patient area and identifying the healthcare provider to produce provider identification data. The monitoring method also includes detecting usage of a cleansing medium by the healthcare provider to produce usage data. The method includes transmitting the healthcare provider identification data and the usage data to an institutional information system. The monitoring method also includes associating the healthcare provider identification data and the usage data to provide a record of hygienic compliance for the healthcare provider.

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GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANYSCHENECTADY, NY17048

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Nuthi, Sridhar - 7 1

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ECOLAB USA INC. (1)
* 2010/0315,243 HAND HYGIENE COMPLIANCE MONITORING 3 2010
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
* 2012/0154,582 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROTOCOL ADHERENCE 2 2011
 
HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC. (1)
* 6,727,818 Hygiene monitoring system 128 2000
 
Proventix Systems, Inc. (1)
* 2010/0123,560 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING AND IDENTIFYING DEVICE UTILIZATION 6 2009
 
RESURGENT HEALTH & MEDICAL, LLC (1)
* 2008/0100,441 SANITIZER DISPENSERS WITH COMPLIANCE VERIFICATION 24 2006
 
UPMC (1)
* 2008/0106,374 Patient Room Information System 6 2007
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