US Patent No: 4,847,764

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System for dispensing drugs in health care institutions

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A system for dispensing medications in a health care institution includes a computer system connected to control a plurality of remote medication dispensers. Pharmacy terminals are provided for entering medication orders and software in the computer system controls the dispensers to dispense medications according to the orders specified. The system includes support for dispensing medications from floor stocks. In either case, medications are administered in accordance with instructions from the computer system generated in accordance with said orders. The system further includes software for identifying medication duplications and potentially dangerous drug interactions based on orders entered into the system at the pharmacy. Inventory control and restocking features are also provided.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
OWEN HEALTHCARE, INC.SAN DIEGO, CA2

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Halvorson, Jerry L Rapid City, SD 1 407

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APREX CORPORATION (1)
4,725,997 Contingent dosing device 134 1986
 
MEDVANTAGE INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
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Santa Barbara Research Center (1)
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SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
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AESYNT INCORPORATED (37)
6,847,861 Carousel product for use in integrated restocking and dispensing system 91 2001
6,785,589 Dispensing cabinet with unit dose dispensing drawer 68 2001
6,996,455 Dispensing cabinet with unit dose dispensing drawer 47 2003
7,085,621 Method of operating a dispensing cabinet 31 2003
6,985,797 Method of operating a dispensing cabinet 38 2003
7,766,242 Method of monitoring inventory on an open shelving system 3 2004
7,568,627 Restocking of open shelving with a hand held device 5 2004
7,072,737 Filling a restocking package using a carousel 41 2004
7,010,389 Restocking system using a carousel 44 2004
7,865,263 Integrated suite of medical tools 2 2004
8,036,773 System, method and corresponding apparatus for storing, retrieving and delivering unit dose blisters 5 2006
8,571,701 Method of filling a restocking package 0 2006
8,009,913 System, method, apparatus and computer program product for capturing human-readable text displayed on a unit dose package 2 2007
8,738,383 Remotely and interactively controlling semi-automatic devices 0 2007
8,006,903 Proximity-based inventory management system using RFID tags to aid in dispensing and restocking inventory 2 2007
8,019,470 High capacity drawer with mechanical indicator for a dispensing device 5 2008
8,094,028 Radio frequency alignment object, carriage and associated method of storing a product associated therewith 0 2008
7,982,612 Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for monitoring a volume of fluid in a flexible fluid bag 0 2009
8,405,875 Visibly-coded medication label and associated method, apparatus and computer program product for providing same 0 2009
8,400,277 Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for monitoring a transfer of fluid between a syringe and a fluid reservoir 0 2009
8,644,982 Unit dose packaging and associated robotic dispensing system and method 0 2009
8,640,586 Method and apparatus for facilitating cutting of a unit dose blister card 0 2010
8,453,548 Apparatuses for cutting a unit dose blister card 0 2010
8,593,278 Medication storage device usage status notifications 0 2010
8,660,687 Medication bin having an electronic display and an associated method and computer program product 0 2010
8,527,090 Method, computer program product and apparatus for facilitating storage and/or retrieval of unit dose medications 0 2010
8,474,691 System, apparatus, method and computer-readable storage medium for generating medication labels 0 2010
8,483,867 System, method and corresponding apparatus for storing, retrieving and delivering unit dose blisters 0 2010
8,170,714 Integrated suite of medical tools 0 2010
8,694,162 Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for utilizing near field communication to guide robots 0 2010
8,662,606 Drawer assembly and associated method for controllably limiting the slideable extension of a drawer 0 2011
8,701,931 Medication dispensing cabinet and associated drawer assembly having pockets with controllably openable lids 0 2011
8,588,964 Storage devices, systems, and methods for dispensing medications 0 2011
8,554,365 Storage devices, systems, and methods for facilitating medication dispensing and restocking 0 2011
8,700,210 Systems, methods and computer program products for visually emphasizing portions of a medication storage device 0 2011
8,650,042 Case and medication tracking 0 2011
8,755,930 Method, apparatus, and computer program product for optimization of item location in an automated storage system 0 2012
 
CAREFUSION 303, INC. (36)
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5,392,951 Drawer operating system 84 1993
5,502,944 Medication dispenser system 197 1993
5,445,294 Method for automatic dispensing of articles stored in a cabinet 101 1994
5,781,442 System and method for collecting data and managing patient care 254 1995
5,940,306 Drawer operating system 120 1995
5,842,976 Dispensing, storage, control and inventory system with medication and treatment chart record 279 1996
5,883,806 Secure medication storage and retrieval system 131 1996
6,116,461 Method and apparatus for the dispensing of drugs 161 1998
6,671,563 System and method for collecting data and managing patient care 118 1998
6,339,732 Apparatus and method for storing, tracking and documenting usage of anesthesiology items 135 1998
7,074,205 Method and apparatus for power connection in a modular patient care system 6 1999
6,338,007 System and apparatus for the storage and dispensing of items 147 2000
7,384,410 System and method for managing patient care 17 2001
7,040,504 System and apparatus for the dispensing of drugs 73 2002
6,731,989 System and method for collecting data and managing patient care 72 2002
6,915,170 System and method for collecting data and managing patient care 77 2003
7,107,106 System and method for collecting data and managing patient care 26 2003
7,860,583 System and method for dynamically adjusting patient therapy 16 2004
8,038,593 System and method for network monitoring of multiple medical devices 0 2004
7,171,277 System and method for controlling the delivery of medication to a patient 43 2004
7,117,041 System and method for programming a clinical device 38 2004
7,103,419 System and method for monitoring medication delivery to a patient 54 2004
7,096,072 System and method for recording medication delivery to a patient 21 2004
7,630,789 System and apparatus for the dispensing of drugs 4 2005
7,630,791 System and method for storing items and tracking item usage 17 2005
8,645,154 Method for delivering a fluid to a patient 0 2005
8,639,521 Method for programming a patient care device 0 2005
7,771,385 Method of providing care to a patient 4 2005
7,771,386 Patient care system 4 2005
7,553,291 Modular patient care system with interchangeable modules 3 2006
7,483,756 System and method for controlling the delivery of medication to a patient 7 2007
8,195,328 Combination disposal and dispensing apparatus and method 4 2008
8,204,620 Method for combined disposal and dispensing of medical items 3 2008
8,340,792 System and method for dynamically adjusting patient therapy 0 2010
8,630,722 System and method for dynamically adjusting patient therapy 0 2012
 
OMNICELL, INC. (19)
6,272,394 Methods and apparatus for dispensing items 67 1994
5,805,456 Device and method for providing access to items to be dispensed 147 1994
6,385,505 Methods and apparatus for dispensing items 81 1994
5,745,366 Pharmaceutical dispensing device and methods 255 1995
5,805,455 Methods for dispensing items 96 1996
5,905,653 Methods and devices for dispensing pharmaceutical and medical supply items 198 1997
6,219,587 Automated pharmaceutical management and dispensing system 192 1998
6,151,536 Dispensing system and methods 129 1998
6,170,929 Automated medication-dispensing cart 63 1998
6,760,643 Methods and apparatus for dispensing items 75 2001
6,975,922 Secured dispensing cabinet and methods 57 2003
8,239,062 Removal or return of items associated with a patient-specific bin systems and methods 3 2008
8,155,786 Status designation for dispensing device systems and methods 0 2008
8,140,186 Bin allocation systems, methods, and devices 1 2008
8,126,590 Patient-specific bin systems, methods, and devices 1 2008
8,073,563 Handling of multi-use item systems, methods, and devices 3 2008
8,027,749 Handling of patient's own medicine systems, methods, and devices 2 2008
7,835,819 Secured dispensing cabinet and methods 5 2009
8,280,550 Cabinet with remote integration 2 2009
 
PROMEGA CORPORATION (16)
7,258,276 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 39 2001
7,165,720 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 0 2001
7,293,705 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 18 2004
7,942,321 Radio frequency identification method and system of disturbing products 4 2004
7,735,732 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 4 2004
7,661,591 RF point of sale and delivery method and system using communication with remote computer and having features to read a large number of RF tags 5 2004
7,591,421 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 12 2005
7,784,689 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 5 2006
7,791,479 RFID point of sale and delivery method and system 7 2006
7,710,275 RFID reader enclosure and man-o-war RFID reader system 6 2007
8,025,228 RF point of sale and delivery method and system using communication with remote computer and having features to read a large number of RF tags 2 2007
7,967,199 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 2 2009
8,031,072 RFID reader enclosure and man-o-war RFID reader system 1 2010
8,113,425 RF point of sale and delivery method and system using communication with remote computer and having features to read a large number of RF tags 0 2011
8,231,053 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 0 2011
8,258,961 RFID reader enclosure and man-o-war RFID reader system 0 2011
 
REDBOX AUTOMATED RETAIL, LLC (16)
7,797,077 System and method for managing vending inventory 12 2006
7,747,346 System and method for regulating vendible media products 15 2006
7,499,768 System and method for offline vending of a media product 19 2006
7,447,605 System and method for calibrating a vending apparatus 10 2006
7,366,586 System and method for communicating vending information 26 2006
7,584,869 Article dispensing system and method for same 14 2007
7,853,354 System and method for communicating vending information 9 2008
7,787,987 System and method for communicating vending information 11 2008
7,988,049 System and method for calibrating a vending apparatus 8 2008
8,060,247 System and method for communicating secondary vending options 3 2009
8,412,374 System and method for communicating vending information 1 2010
8,155,784 System and method for regulating vendible media products 0 2010
8,538,581 Article vending machine and method for authenticating received articles 0 2010
8,417,380 System and method for communicating vending information 0 2010
8,768,789 System and method for optimizing utilization of inventory space for dispensable articles 0 2012
8,712,872 System and method for optimizing utilization of inventory space for dispensable articles 0 2012
 
TELEPHARMACY SOLUTIONS, INC. (15)
5,713,485 Drug dispensing system 206 1995
5,797,515 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 214 1996
6,068,156 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 168 1998
6,564,121 Systems and methods for drug dispensing 174 1999
6,283,322 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 100 2000
6,581,798 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 100 2001
6,471,089 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 124 2002
6,735,497 Systems and methods for dispensing medical products 98 2002
7,006,893 Systems for dispensing medical products 58 2002
6,776,304 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 59 2002
7,991,507 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 7 2002
6,814,254 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 47 2003
6,814,255 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 66 2003
7,151,982 Pharmaceutical dispensing system 79 2004
8,280,549 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 0 2011
 
AUTOMED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (12)
7,751,932 Method for tracking and dispensing medical items 7 1998
6,256,967 Integrated automated drug dispenser method and apparatus 99 1998
6,370,841 Automated method for dispensing bulk medications with a machine-readable code 138 1999
6,625,952 Medication collecting system 85 2000
6,449,927 Integrated automated drug dispenser method and apparatus 90 2001
6,776,306 Apparatus for dispensing medical items 8 2001
6,742,671 Integrated automated drug dispenser method and apparatus 59 2002
7,860,724 System and method for management of pharmacy workflow 6 2002
7,048,142 Apparatus for dispensing medical items 5 2004
7,689,317 Medical item inventory monitoring system with automatic electronic reordering 8 2006
7,596,426 Method of monitoring medical item inventory 1 2006
8,571,886 System and method for management of pharmacy workflow 3 2010
 
THE INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC (10)
8,532,938 Testing-dependent administration of a nutraceutical 0 2005
8,468,029 Subscriptions for assistance related to health 0 2005
8,793,141 Assistance related to health 0 2006
8,340,944 Computational and/or control systems and methods related to nutraceutical agent selection and dosing 0 2006
8,297,028 Individualized pharmaceutical selection and packaging 0 2006
7,927,787 Methods and systems for analysis of nutraceutical associated components 0 2006
7,827,042 Methods and systems related to transmission of nutraceutical associated information 0 2007
7,974,856 Computational systems and methods related to nutraceuticals 0 2007
8,068,991 Systems and methods for transmitting pathogen related information and responding 0 2007
8,000,981 Methods and systems related to receiving nutraceutical associated information 2 2007
 
DIEBOLD, INCORPORATED (8)
5,790,409 Inventory monitoring and dispensing system for medical items 92 1994
5,993,046 System for dispensing medical items by brand or generic name 117 1996
6,019,249 Apparatus for dispensing medical items 22 1997
5,912,818 System for tracking and dispensing medical items 210 1997
5,971,593 Dispensing system for medical items 92 1998
7,467,093 Method of tracking and despensing medical items to patients through self service delivery system 18 1999
7,349,858 Method of dispensing and tracking the giving of medical items to patients 23 1999
6,470,234 Medical item dispensing system 59 2000
 
JAZZ PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (8)
7,668,730 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 15 2002
7,765,106 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 8 2004
7,797,171 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 9 2005
7,765,107 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 9 2005
7,895,059 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 6 2010
8,731,963 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 0 2012
8,589,182 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 1 2012
8,457,988 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 2 2012
 
MEDCO HEALTH SOLUTIONS, INC. (8)
5,660,305 Automatic prescription dispensing system 69 1995
RE40510 Automatic prescription filling, sorting and packaging system 17 2000
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RE42937 Automatic prescription filling, sorting and packaging system 0 2008
7,783,502 Apparatus and method for constructing formularies 2 2009
RE42730 Automatic prescription filling, sorting and packaging system 1 2009
RE42766 Automatic prescription filling, sorting and packaging system 0 2009
8,065,165 Apparatus and method for constructing formularies 1 2010
 
YUYAMA MFG. CO., LTD. (8)
5,604,692 Method of controlling drug conveyor system 21 1995
5,930,145 Method for medicament stock management by transponders and apparatus therefor 102 1996
5,988,858 Method and apparatus for delivering drugs 23 1998
6,364,517 Drug dispenser and quantity input device 50 1998
6,170,230 Medication collecting system 114 1998
6,308,109 Method and apparatus for delivering drugs 32 1999
7,155,396 Drug preparation instruction system 5 1999
6,181,982 Drug dispenser and quantity input device 38 1999
 
INTOUCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (7)
8,077,963 Mobile robot with a head-based movement mapping scheme 5 2004
8,209,051 Medical tele-robotic system 4 2006
8,463,435 Server connectivity control for tele-presence robot 1 2009
8,401,275 Mobile robot with a head-based movement mapping scheme 2 2009
8,384,755 Portable remote presence robot 0 2009
8,340,819 Mobile videoconferencing robot system with network adaptive driving 1 2009
8,670,017 Remote presence system including a cart that supports a robot face and an overhead camera 0 2010
 
SMITHS MEDICAL ASD, INC. (7)
5,485,408 Pump simulation apparatus 152 1994
6,024,539 Systems and methods for communicating with ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices 160 1997
8,504,179 Programmable medical infusion pump 0 2002
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8,149,131 Interface for medical infusion pump 2 2006
8,435,206 Interface for medical infusion pump 1 2007
8,133,197 Display for pump 2 2008
 
TECH PHARMACY SERVICES, INC. (7)
7,685,004 System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods 9 2007
8,204,761 System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods 6 2010
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8,489,425 System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods 0 2012
8,554,574 System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods 0 2012
8,612,256 System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods 0 2013
 
B. BRAUN MEDICAL, INC. (6)
7,636,718 Pharmaceutical administrative system for ordering and receiving prescribed medication 3 2000
6,790,198 Patient medication IV delivery pump with wireless communication to a hospital information management system 114 2000
7,933,780 Method and apparatus for controlling an infusion pump or the like 8 2001
7,236,936 Security infusion pump with bar code reader 52 2002
7,645,258 Patient medication IV delivery pump with wireless communication to a hospital information management system 23 2004
8,229,885 System and method for pharmacy administration 0 2009
 
CYBEAR, LLC (6)
5,737,539 Prescription creation system 326 1994
5,845,255 Prescription management system 474 1997
7,072,840 Prescription management system 30 1998
7,574,370 Prescription management system 10 2001
7,519,540 Computerized prescription system for gathering and presenting information relating to pharmaceuticals 5 2001
7,483,839 Computerized prescription system for gathering and presenting information relating to pharmaceuticals 20 2001
 
INTELLIGENT HOSPITAL SYSTEMS INC. (6)
7,610,115 Automated pharmacy admixture system (APAS) 13 2005
7,783,383 Automated pharmacy admixture system (APAS) 16 2006
7,931,859 Ultraviolet sanitization in pharmacy environments 4 2008
8,271,138 Gripper device 2 2008
8,225,824 Method and apparatus for automated fluid transfer operations 2 2008
8,386,070 Automated pharmacy admixture system 1 2009
 
SILVER POINT FINANCE, LLC (6)
7,080,755 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 53 2004
7,630,790 Medicament inventory system and method 1 2005
7,735,683 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 2 2006
7,721,914 Container for dispensing medicaments having a compressible medium therein 2 2006
7,751,933 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 0 2006
7,844,362 Method of intelligently dispensing medicaments 4 2006
 
BAXTER CORPORATION ENGLEWOOD (5)
8,140,351 Centralized sterile drug products distribution and automated management of sterile compounding stations 1 2007
8,554,579 Management, reporting and benchmarking of medication preparation 4 2009
8,191,339 Automated drug preparation apparatus including automated drug reconstitution 0 2010
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BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (5)
6,532,399 Dispensing method using indirect coupling 52 2001
6,985,870 Medication delivery system 133 2002
7,668,731 Medication delivery system 10 2003
8,775,196 System and method for notification and escalation of medical data 0 2003
8,234,128 System and method for verifying medical device operational parameters 3 2003
 
HALLMARK CARDS, INCORPORATED (5)
5,993,048 Personalized greeting card system 20 1990
5,561,604 Computer controlled system for vending personalized products 158 1990
5,513,116 Computer controlled machine for vending personalized products or the like 75 1991
5,546,316 Computer controlled system for vending personalized products 153 1992
5,559,714 Method and apparatus for display sequencing personalized social occasion products 106 1993
 
HealthTech Services Corp. (5)
5,084,828 Interactive medication delivery system 191 1989
5,126,957 Interactive medication delivery system 33 1991
5,267,174 Interactive medication delivery system 119 1992
5,329,459 Interactive medication delivery system 178 1993
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INRANGE SYSTEMS, INC. (5)
6,601,729 Automated portable medication radial dispensing apparatus and method using a carrier tape 47 2000
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7,835,817 Integrated, non-sequential, remote medication management and compliance system 0 2004
7,451,876 Universal medication carrier 10 2004
7,828,147 Multi-layer medication carrier 6 2007
 
LDM GROUP, LLC (5)
8,533,004 Systems and methods for patient communications in conjunction with prescription medications 0 2005
8,615,406 Systems and methods for content provision with a pharmacy transaction 1 2008
8,781,848 Systems and methods for providing an inducement of a purchase in conjunction with a prescription 0 2008
8,121,868 Systems and methods for providing an inducement to purchase incident to a physician's prescription of medication 1 2010
8,781,861 Systems and methods for providing an inducement to purchase incident to a physician's prescription of medication 0 2012
 
PARATA SYSTEMS, LLC (5)
6,464,142 Automated will call system 69 2000
7,093,755 Automated will call system 41 2004
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7,537,155 Automated will call system 7 2007
8,380,535 Automated will call system 0 2011
 
TELARIC, LLC (5)
6,259,654 Multi-vial medication organizer and dispenser 143 1998
7,216,802 Method and apparatus for verifying information 13 1999
6,529,446 Interactive medication container 180 2000
7,978,564 Interactive medication container 12 2001
7,061,831 Product labeling method and apparatus 47 2001
 
ePocrates, Inc. (4)
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WEBMD, LLC (4)
8,296,162 Systems, devices, and methods for providing healthcare information 1 2006
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8,756,077 Personalized health records with associative relationships 0 2013
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CERNER INNOVATION, INC. (3)
6,542,902 Method and apparatus for displaying medication information 74 2001
6,694,334 Method and apparatus for displaying medication information 19 2003
7,865,374 Computerized system and method for verifying authority to modify clinical orders 1 2006
 
GTECH CORPORATION (3)
5,943,241 Item dispensing system 71 1998
6,351,688 Item dispensing system 34 2000
6,356,794 Item dispensing system network 36 2000
 
INVENTIV HEALTH, INC. (3)
6,240,394 Method and apparatus for automatically generating advisory information for pharmacy patients 83 1996
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Mumps AudioFAX, Inc. (3)
5,737,396 Interactive medication data telephony system 38 1997
6,088,429 Interactive telephony system 69 1998
6,680,999 Interactive telephony system 48 2000
 
OMNICELL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
5,377,864 Drug dispensing apparatus 116 1992
6,609,047 Methods and apparatus for dispensing items 77 2000
6,640,159 Replacement liner and methods for a dispensing device 98 2001
 
PEARSON VENTURES, L.L.C. (3)
5,490,610 Semi-automated medication dispenser 42 1995
5,562,232 Semi-automated medication dispenser 55 1996
RE35743 Patient medication dispensing and associated record keeping system 96 1996
 
QUIQ, LLC (3)
7,483,766 System and method for prescribing and conveying pharmaceuticals within the premises of a healthcare provider 5 2006
7,860,604 Method for controlling access to and segregating dispensed items 1 2007
7,860,605 System for controlling access to and segregating dispensed items 1 2007
 
3AM IP, LLC (2)
6,636,780 Medication dispensing system including medicine cabinet and tray therefor 83 2000
7,155,306 Medication administration system 47 2002
 
CHUDY GROUP, LLC (2)
8,306,651 Pharmacy will-call and prescription order article management system 0 2008
8,165,929 Adaptive pharmaceutical product management methods and system 4 2008
 
CONSUMER HEALTH ENTREPRENEURS B.V. (2)
6,152,364 Medicament distribution system and automatic dispenser for such system 79 1997
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EXPRESS SCRIPTS, INC. (2)
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HOSPIRA, INC. (2)
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KNAPP LOGISTICS AUTOMATION, INC. (2)
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MCKESSON AUTOMATION INC. (2)
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MEPS REAL TIME, INC. (2)
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MERCK-MEDCO MANAGED CARE, INC. (2)
5,720,154 Enhanced drug dispensing system 116 1995
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Mobile Aspects, Inc. (2)
8,414,471 Endoscope storage cabinet, tracking system, and signal emitting member 1 2009
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ADVANTAGE PHARMACY SERVICES LLC (1)
6,175,779 Computerized unit dose medication dispensing cart 82 1998
 
ANIMATRONICS, INC. (1)
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Biovend Limited (1)
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DFW ASSOCIATES III, LLC (1)
7,698,019 System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods 11 2004
 
DIAGNOSTICA E RICERCA SAN RAFFAELE S.P.A. (1)
6,769,568 Equipment for the management of hospital activities such as pharmaceutical treatment 5 2002
 
EMDEON CORPORATION (1)
7,069,226 Prescription data processing system for determining new therapy starts 6 1999
 
FERAG AG (1)
6,306,072 Method and system for production and decentralized delivery of printed products 13 1997
 
GLAXO WELLCOME INC. (1)
5,666,492 Flexible computer based pharmaceutical care cognitive services management system and method 77 1995
 
Grandview Hospital and Medical Center (1)
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Herman Miller, Inc. (1)
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7,720,568 System and method for monitored delivery of products 0 2003
 
Inn-Room Systems, Inc. (1)
5,339,250 Interactive network for remotely controlled hotel vending systems 90 1992
 
Innovation Associates, Inc. (1)
5,907,493 Pharmaceutical dispensing system 180 1997
 
InRange Systems (1)
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INT (1)
7,427,002 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 7 2002
 
Inteligistics, Inc. (1)
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INTOUCH TECHNOLOGIES (1)
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KIRBY LESTER, LLC (1)
8,271,128 Pharmacy workflow management system including plural counters 1 2009
 
MASSEY UNIVERSITY (1)
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MCKESSON INFORMATION SOLUTIONS INC. (1)
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MEDACIST SOLUTIONS GROUP, LLC (1)
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5,391,128 Object delivery exercise system and method 10 1993
 
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5,405,046 Extendable modulus for advertising purposes for packaged products dispenser machines 0 1993
5,509,573 Aseptic dispensing system 21 1994
5,649,641 Cartridge for a dispensing system 18 1995
5,761,877 System for individual dosage medication distribution 124 1997
5,945,651 Remotely programmable medication dispensing system 168 1997
6,032,155 System and apparatus for administering prescribed medication to a patient 110 1997
6,611,733 Interactive medication dispensing machine 87 1998
7,426,475 Secure electronic healthcare information management process and system 5 2001
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7,654,261 Automated system and device for management and dispensation of respiratory therapy medications 9 2006
7,908,030 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 4 2006
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8,112,175 Methods and apparatus for medicament tracking 3 2007
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7,909,207 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 0 2007
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8,274,363 Medical facility secured compartments and method 0 2007
8,269,599 Computer workstation and method 0 2007
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8,807,389 Item dispensing unit 0 2012