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, CA0

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Halvorson, Jerry L Rapid City, SD 1 477

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SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
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APREX CORPORATION (1)
4,725,997 Contingent dosing device 162 1986
 
MEDVANTAGE INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
4,695,954 Modular medication dispensing system and apparatus utilizing portable memory device 476 1984
 
SANTA BARBARA RESEARCH CENTER, GOLETA, CA., A CA CORP. (1)
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6,611,733 Interactive medication dispensing machine 109 1998
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7,178,688 Portable medication dispenser 21 2003
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* 2006/0136,272 Method for acquiring and analyzing a list of a patient's prescription medications 7 2006
7,654,261 Automated system and device for management and dispensation of respiratory therapy medications 14 2006
7,908,030 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 11 2006
* 2007/0187,422 SMART TRAY FOR DISPENSING MEDICAMENTS 4 2006
* 2008/0120,207 Method and system for electronically managing product inventory using a database 2 2006
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7,801,765 Prescription verification system 0 2007
8,112,175 Methods and apparatus for medicament tracking 13 2007
8,027,748 Medicament container 8 2007
7,996,105 Medicament dispensing authorization 3 2007
7,949,426 Medicaments container with display component 1 2007
7,917,246 Lockable medicament dispensing apparatus with authentication mechanism 2 2007
7,909,207 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 1 2007
7,886,931 Medicament container system and method 5 2007
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* 2008/0140,252 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COMMUNICATING WITH A MEDICAMENTS CONTAINER 5 2007
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* 2008/0029,531 MEDICAMENT DISPENSING AUTHORIZATION 1 2007
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8,515,577 Medical tele-robotic system with a master remote station with an arbitrator 16 2007
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8,290,787 Method for generating and transmitting prescription renewal request information 0 2011
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Herman Miller, Inc. (1)
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THE INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC (12)
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
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* 2007/0214,008 Computational and/or control systems and methods related to nutraceutical agent selection and dosing 1 2006
8,297,028 Individualized pharmaceutical selection and packaging 0 2006
* 2008/0047,230 Individualized pharmaceutical selection and packaging 2 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 4 2007
7,974,856 Computational systems and methods related to nutraceuticals 1 2007
8,068,991 Systems and methods for transmitting pathogen related information and responding 2 2007
8,000,981 Methods and systems related to receiving nutraceutical associated information 2 2007
 
SOUTHWEST TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS LLC (1)
7,715,277 Interactive medication container 37 2002
 
JOHNS HOPKINS ARAMCO HEALTHCARE COMPANY (2)
7,706,915 System and software of enhanced pharmacy services and related methods 22 2005
* 2006/0149,416 System and software of enhanced pharmacy services and related methods 22 2005
 
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 2 2010
8,781,861 Systems and methods for providing an inducement to purchase incident to a physician's prescription of medication 0 2012
 
GLAXOSMITHKLINE LLC (2)
8,930,207 Medical product dispensing systems and methods 0 2008
* 2009/0125,324 MEDICAL PRODUCT DISPENSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS 6 2008
 
B. Braun Medical Inc. (8)
* 7,636,718 Pharmaceutical administrative system for ordering and receiving prescribed medication 7 2000
6,790,198 Patient medication IV delivery pump with wireless communication to a hospital information management system 158 2000
7,933,780 Method and apparatus for controlling an infusion pump or the like 31 2001
* 2002/0038,392 Method and apparatus for controlling an infusion pump or the like 139 2001
7,236,936 Security infusion pump with bar code reader 73 2002
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7,645,258 Patient medication IV delivery pump with wireless communication to a hospital information management system 43 2004
8,229,885 System and method for pharmacy administration 0 2009
 
AESYNT INCORPORATED (67)
6,847,861 Carousel product for use in integrated restocking and dispensing system 125 2001
6,785,589 Dispensing cabinet with unit dose dispensing drawer 118 2001
6,996,455 Dispensing cabinet with unit dose dispensing drawer 66 2003
* 7,085,621 Method of operating a dispensing cabinet 43 2003
* 6,985,797 Method of operating a dispensing cabinet 56 2003
7,766,242 Method of monitoring inventory on an open shelving system 6 2004
7,568,627 Restocking of open shelving with a hand held device 7 2004
7,072,737 Filling a restocking package using a carousel 59 2004
7,010,389 Restocking system using a carousel 63 2004
* 2004/0188,523 Method of monitoring inventory on an open shelving system 13 2004
* 2004/0193,316 Restocking of open shelving with a hand held device 14 2004
* 2004/0193,315 Restocking system using a carousel 1 2004
* 7,865,263 Integrated suite of medical tools 5 2004
* 2005/0113,969 Integrated suite of medical tools 13 2004
* 2006/0125,356 Mobile point of care system and associated method and computer program product 64 2005
8,036,773 System, method and corresponding apparatus for storing, retrieving and delivering unit dose blisters 11 2006
8,571,701 Method of filling a restocking package 1 2006
* 2007/0027,577 METHOD OF FILLING A RESTOCKING PACKAGE 7 2006
8,009,913 System, method, apparatus and computer program product for capturing human-readable text displayed on a unit dose package 9 2007
* 2008/0300,794 SYSTEM, METHOD, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR CAPTURING HUMAN-READABLE TEXT DISPLAYED ON A UNIT DOSE PACKAGE 1 2007
* 2007/0265,730 SYSTEM, METHOD AND CORRESPONDING APPARATUS FOR SCANNING AN IDENTIFICATION CODE OF AN UNKNOWN ORIENTATION 10 2007
8,738,383 Remotely and interactively controlling semi-automatic devices 0 2007
* 2008/0306,740 REMOTELY AND INTERACTIVELY CONTROLLING SEMI-AUTOMATIC DEVICES 15 2007
8,006,903 Proximity-based inventory management system using RFID tags to aid in dispensing and restocking inventory 9 2007
* 2009/0166,415 PROXIMITY-BASED INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM USING RFID TAGS TO AID IN DISPENSING AND RESTOCKING INVENTORY 4 2007
* 2009/0194,987 METHOD, APPARATUS AND MEDICATION STORAGE DEVICE FOR EFFICIENTLY GENERATING MEDICATION LABELS 7 2008
8,019,470 High capacity drawer with mechanical indicator for a dispensing device 9 2008
8,094,028 Radio frequency alignment object, carriage and associated method of storing a product associated therewith 3 2008
* 2009/0167,500 RADIO FREQUENCY ALIGNMENT OBJECT, CARRIAGE AND ASSOCIATED METHOD OF STORING A PRODUCT ASSOCIATED THEREWITH 6 2008
7,982,612 Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for monitoring a volume of fluid in a flexible fluid bag 3 2009
9,149,405 Medication storage and dispensing unit having a vial dispenser 0 2009
8,929,641 System and method for determining the orientation of a unit dose package 1 2009
* 2010/0239,169 System And Method For Determining The Orientation Of A Unit Dose Package 1 2009
8,405,875 Visibly-coded medication label and associated method, apparatus and computer program product for providing same 0 2009
* 2010/0241,446 Visibly-Coded Medication Label And Associated Method, Apparatus And Computer Program Product For Providing Same 4 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
* 2011/0077,771 Unit Dose Packaging And Associated Robotic Dispensing System And Method 1 2009
8,869,667 System, method and corresponding apparatus for singulating a unit dose blister card 0 2009
* 2011/0161,108 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING DIVERSION IN DRUG DISPENSING 2 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 8 2010
* 2011/0234,419 MEDICATION STORAGE DEVICE USAGE STATUS NOTIFICATIONS 3 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
* 2011/0024,444 System, Method and Corresponding Apparatus for Storing, Retrieving and Delivering Unit Dose Blisters 0 2010
8,170,714 Integrated suite of medical tools 1 2010
8,694,162 Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for utilizing near field communication to guide robots 1 2010
* 2012/0173,391 MEDICATION INVENTORY MANAGEMENT 1 2010
8,662,606 Drawer assembly and associated method for controllably limiting the slideable extension of a drawer 2 2011
8,701,931 Medication dispensing cabinet and associated drawer assembly having pockets with controllably openable lids 1 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 2 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
8,983,655 Automated dispensing system and method 0 2012
8,807,389 Item dispensing unit 0 2012
8,755,930 Method, apparatus, and computer program product for optimization of item location in an automated storage system 0 2012
8,869,364 Material separating tool 0 2012
9,171,246 System, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for detecting that an object has been accessed 0 2012
9,123,195 Modular, multi-orientation conveyor 0 2012
8,869,663 System, method and corresponding apparatus for detecting perforations on a unit dose blister card 0 2012
9,150,119 Apparatuses, systems, and methods for anticipating and delivering medications from a central pharmacy to a patient using a track based transport system 0 2013
9,195,803 Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for providing controlled access to intravenous bags 0 2013
 
Homak Manufacturing Co., Inc. (1)
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HOMEDOC CORPORATION (1)
* 2003/0216,937 System and method for providing on-line healthcare 0 2002
 
Medication Management, Inc. (1)
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GLAXO WELLCOME INC. (1)
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Animatronics, Inc. (1)
7,440,818 Medicament tray inventory system and method 27 2005
 
TELARIC, LLC (5)
6,259,654 Multi-vial medication organizer and dispenser 165 1998
7,216,802 Method and apparatus for verifying information 18 1999
6,529,446 Interactive medication container 228 2000
7,978,564 Interactive medication container 25 2001
7,061,831 Product labeling method and apparatus 67 2001
 
GSL SOLUTIONS, INC. (2)
* 2010/0268,548 PHARMACY SUPPLY TRACKING SYSTEM 7 2010
9,047,992 Suspended storage system for pharmacy 0 2013
 
FIFTH THIRD BANK (1)
* 2011/0153,064 Automated Will Call System 0 2011
 
Enigma Health UK Limited (1)
* 2004/0019,502 Information management systems 12 2003
 
McKesson Specialty Distribution LLC (1)
* 2008/0270,178 Inventory Management System For A Medical Service Provider 11 2007
 
KNAPP LOGISTICS AUTOMATION, INC. (2)
8,141,330 Systems and methods of automated tablet dispensing, prescription filling, and packaging 9 2005
8,601,776 Systems and methods of automated dispensing, prescription filling, and packaging 1 2012
 
TECH PHARMACY SERVICES, LLC (11)
7,685,004 System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods 11 2007
* 2008/0091,467 System and Software of Enhanced Pharmaceutical Operations in Long-Term Care Facilities and Related Methods 0 2007
8,204,761 System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods 8 2010
* 2010/0198,615 System and Software of Enhanced Pharmaceutical Operations in Long-Term Care Facilities and Related Methods 7 2010
8,209,193 System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods 5 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
* 8,954,338 System and method of enhanced distribution of pharmaceuticals in long-term care facilities 0 2013
* 2014/0059,980 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ENHANCED DISTRIBUTION OF PHARMACEUTICALS IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES 0 2013
 
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Rahabilitation Institute of Michigan (1)
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* 2006/0259,377 Method of monitoring medical item inventory 3 2006
 
INT (2)
7,427,002 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 17 2002
* 2003/0074,218 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 17 2002
 
DEKA PRODUCTS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
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INVENTIV HEALTH, INC. (3)
6,240,394 Method and apparatus for automatically generating advisory information for pharmacy patients 98 1996
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6,304,849 Method and system for printing a combination pharmaceutical label and directed newsletter 71 2000
 
Rx Excell Inc. (1)
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EXPRESS SCRIPTS, INC. (3)
7,313,898 Container carrying system and method for use in an automated filling process 5 2003
7,995,831 Prescription bottle imaging system and method 2 2006
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6,170,230 Medication collecting system 139 1998
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6,181,982 Drug dispenser and quantity input device 40 1999
 
Advantage Pharmacy Services LLC (1)
6,175,779 Computerized unit dose medication dispensing cart 123 1998
 
SEARETE LLC (4)
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* 2007/0299,693 Customized visual marking for medication labeling 3 2006
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MOBILE ASPECTS (2)
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8,547,203 Dynamic control containment unit 0 2011
 
DFW ASSOCIATES III, LLC (2)
7,698,019 System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods 14 2004
* 2005/0096,785 System and software of enhanced pharmaceutical operations in long-term care facilities and related methods 21 2004
 
GTECH CORPORATION (4)
* 5,943,241 Item dispensing system 78 1998
6,351,688 Item dispensing system 36 2000
6,356,794 Item dispensing system network 38 2000
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CERNER INNOVATION, INC. (11)
6,542,902 Method and apparatus for displaying medication information 77 2001
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Cybernet Systems Corporation (1)
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DISTRIBUTED DELIVERY NETWORKS (1)
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REMEDEV, INC. (3)
8,751,039 Remotely-executed medical therapy device 3 2013
9,224,180 Remotely-executed medical diagnosis and therapy including emergency automation 0 2013
9,202,253 Remotely-executed medical diagnosis and therapy including emergency automation 0 2015
 
TECH PHARMACY SERVICE, INC. (2)
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ADVANCEPCS HEALTH, L.P. (1)
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Telepharmacy Solutions, Inc. (9)
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6,471,089 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 152 2002
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ASTRUP DRUG, INC. (1)
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8,209,051 Medical tele-robotic system 29 2006
9,160,783 Robot system that operates through a network firewall 0 2007
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9,193,065 Docking system for a tele-presence robot 0 2008
* 2010/0010,672 Docking system for a tele-presence robot 41 2008
8,996,165 Telepresence robot with a camera boom 32 2008
9,138,891 Server connectivity control for tele-presence robot 0 2008
8,849,679 Remote controlled robot system that provides medical images 16 2008
8,463,435 Server connectivity control for tele-presence robot 26 2009
8,849,680 Documentation through a remote presence robot 15 2009
8,401,275 Mobile robot with a head-based movement mapping scheme 29 2009
8,897,920 Tele-presence robot system with software modularity, projector and laser pointer 15 2009
* 2010/0268,383 TELE-PRESENCE ROBOT SYSTEM WITH SOFTWARE MODULARITY, PROJECTOR AND LASER POINTER 37 2009
8,384,755 Portable remote presence robot 1 2009
8,340,819 Mobile videoconferencing robot system with network adaptive driving 26 2009
8,670,017 Remote presence system including a cart that supports a robot face and an overhead camera 17 2010
9,375,843 Protocol for a remotely controlled videoconferencing robot 0 2010
9,264,664 Systems and methods for dynamic bandwidth allocation 0 2010
8,836,751 Tele-presence system with a user interface that displays different communication links 15 2011
8,861,750 Mobile tele-presence system with a microphone system 15 2012
9,251,313 Systems and methods for visualizing and managing telepresence devices in healthcare networks 0 2012
RE45870 Apparatus and method for patient rounding with a remote controlled robot 0 2012
8,902,278 Systems and methods for visualizing and managing telepresence devices in healthcare networks 15 2012
8,983,174 Mobile robot with a head-based movement mapping scheme 0 2013
9,098,611 Enhanced video interaction for a user interface of a telepresence network 0 2013
9,089,972 Remote presence system including a cart that supports a robot face and an overhead camera 1 2014
 
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* 2006/0106,649 Method for programming a patient care device 32 2005
7,553,291 Modular patient care system with interchangeable modules 6 2006
* 2007/0088,249 Modular patient care system with interchangeable modules 8 2006
7,483,756 System and method for controlling the delivery of medication to a patient 11 2007
* 2007/0124,177 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE DELIVERY OF MEDICATION TO A PATIENT 16 2007
* 9,355,218 Secure medication transport and administration system 0 2007
* 2009/0108,016 SECURE MEDICATION TRANSPORT AND ADMINISTRATION SYSTEM 24 2007
8,195,328 Combination disposal and dispensing apparatus and method 9 2008
8,204,620 Method for combined disposal and dispensing of medical items 5 2008
8,340,792 System and method for dynamically adjusting patient therapy 3 2010
* 2011/0066,260 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DYNAMICALLY ADJUSTING PATIENT THERAPY 4 2010
8,630,722 System and method for dynamically adjusting patient therapy 0 2012
9,069,887 Patient-specific medication management system 0 2013
9,307,907 System and method for dynamically adjusting patient therapy 0 2014
 
GREEN SOLAR TRANSPORTATION LLC (1)
* 2010/0263,947 METHOD FOR GENERATING ELECTRICITY FROM SOLAR PANELS FOR AN ELECTRICAL SYSTEM INSIDE A TRUCK/SEMI/VEHICLE 1 2009
 
MEDACIST SOLUTIONS GROUP, LLC (1)
* 6,842,736 Drug auditing method and system 12 1998
 
OMNICELL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
* 5,377,864 Drug dispensing apparatus 138 1992
6,609,047 Methods and apparatus for dispensing items 105 2000
* 6,640,159 Replacement liner and methods for a dispensing device 124 2001
 
OMNICELL, INC. (29)
6,272,394 Methods and apparatus for dispensing items 77 1994
* 5,805,456 Device and method for providing access to items to be dispensed 173 1994
6,385,505 Methods and apparatus for dispensing items 89 1994
* 5,745,366 Pharmaceutical dispensing device and methods 295 1995
* 5,805,455 Methods for dispensing items 111 1996
* 5,927,540 Controlled dispensing system and method 146 1997
* 5,905,653 Methods and devices for dispensing pharmaceutical and medical supply items 242 1997
6,219,587 Automated pharmaceutical management and dispensing system 259 1998
* 6,151,536 Dispensing system and methods 155 1998
6,170,929 Automated medication-dispensing cart 104 1998
6,760,643 Methods and apparatus for dispensing items 100 2001
6,975,922 Secured dispensing cabinet and methods 84 2003
* 2004/0225,409 Secured dispensing cabinet and methods 6 2003
* 8,239,062 Removal or return of items associated with a patient-specific bin systems and methods 8 2008
8,155,786 Status designation for dispensing device systems and methods 3 2008
8,140,186 Bin allocation systems, methods, and devices 4 2008
8,126,590 Patient-specific bin systems, methods, and devices 6 2008
8,073,563 Handling of multi-use item systems, methods, and devices 6 2008
8,027,749 Handling of patient's own medicine systems, methods, and devices 6 2008
* 2008/0319,576 STATUS DESIGNATION FOR DISPENSING DEVICE SYSTEMS AND METHODS 9 2008
* 2008/0319,581 BIN ALLOCATION SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND DEVICES 11 2008
* 2008/0319,575 HANDLING OF MULTI-USE ITEM SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND DEVICES 13 2008
* 2008/0319,577 REMOVAL OR RETURN OF ITEMS ASSOCIATED WITH A PATIENT-SPECIFIC BIN SYSTEMS AND METHODS 10 2008
* 2008/0319,789 PATIENT-SPECIFIC BIN ASSIGNMENT SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND DEVICES 12 2008
* 2008/0319,790 MANAGEMENT OF PATIENT TRANSFER SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND DEVICES 12 2008
* 2008/0319,579 PATIENT-SPECIFIC BIN SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND DEVICES 13 2008
7,835,819 Secured dispensing cabinet and methods 13 2009
* 8,280,550 Cabinet with remote integration 6 2009
9,158,892 Cabinet with remote integration 0 2012
 
OMNICARE, INC. (2)
* 8,831,775 Method and system for electronic assistance in dispensing pharmaceuticals 0 2003
* 2005/0004,700 Method and system for electronic assistance in dispensing pharmaceuticals 39 2003
 
PHARMASAFE LLC (1)
* 2010/0010,666 System to secure, control, inventory and dispense items 9 2009
 
Power Med Incorporated (1)
* 6,000,828 Method of improving drug treatment 113 1997
 
PROMEGA CORPORATION (18)
7,258,276 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 54 2001
7,165,720 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 0 2001
* 2002/0183,882 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 76 2002
7,293,705 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 25 2004
* 2004/0178,264 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 6 2004
7,942,321 Radio frequency identification method and system of disturbing products 5 2004
7,735,732 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 5 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 8 2004
7,591,421 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 14 2005
7,784,689 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 6 2006
7,791,479 RFID point of sale and delivery method and system 8 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 8 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 1 2011
8,231,053 Radio frequency identification method and system of distributing products 1 2011
8,258,961 RFID reader enclosure and man-o-war RFID reader system 8 2011
 
WebMD, LLC (4)
8,296,162 Systems, devices, and methods for providing healthcare information 1 2006
8,380,530 Personalized health records with associative relationships 0 2008
8,756,077 Personalized health records with associative relationships 0 2013
8,694,336 Systems, devices, and methods for providing healthcare information 0 2013
 
MEPS Real-Time, Inc. (4)
7,232,066 Systems and methods for tracking pharmaceuticals within a facility 24 2004
* 2004/0238,631 Systems and methods for tracking pharmaceuticals within a faciltiy 2 2004
7,182,256 Systems and methods for tracking pharmaceuticals within a facility 12 2005
* 2005/0131,579 Systems and methods for tracking pharmaceuticals within a facility 6 2005
 
WebMD Health (1)
* 2008/0215,367 Personalized Health Records with Associative Relationships 1 2008
 
Nevoca.Com, Inc. (1)
6,687,676 Prescription verification system 22 2002
 
Inn-Room Systems, Inc. (1)
* 5,339,250 Interactive network for remotely controlled hotel vending systems 115 1992
 
MEPS Realtime, Inc. (3)
* 6,935,560 Systems and methods for tracking pharmaceuticals within a facility 104 2002
* 2003/0164,401 Systems and methods for tracking pharmaceuticals within a facility 38 2002
* 2007/0023,513 PHARMACEUTICAL TRACKING 23 2006
 
REDBOX AUTOMATED RETAIL, LLC (23)
7,797,077 System and method for managing vending inventory 21 2006
7,747,346 System and method for regulating vendible media products 21 2006
* 7,499,768 System and method for offline vending of a media product 26 2006
7,447,605 System and method for calibrating a vending apparatus 15 2006
* 7,366,586 System and method for communicating vending information 37 2006
* 2006/0265,101 System and method for communicating vending information 10 2006
7,584,869 Article dispensing system and method for same 22 2007
7,853,354 System and method for communicating vending information 15 2008
7,787,987 System and method for communicating vending information 17 2008
7,988,049 System and method for calibrating a vending apparatus 11 2008
8,060,247 System and method for communicating secondary vending options 5 2009
9,104,990 Article vending machine and method for exchanging an inoperable article for an operable article 0 2009
8,996,162 Article vending machine and method for exchanging an inoperable article for an operable article 0 2009
* 8,412,374 System and method for communicating vending information 2 2010
* 2010/0318,219 System and Method for Communicating Vending Information 14 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 2 2010
8,768,789 System and method for optimizing utilization of inventory space for dispensable articles 1 2012
8,712,872 System and method for optimizing utilization of inventory space for dispensable articles 1 2012
9,348,822 System and method for generating notifications related to new media 0 2012
9,286,617 System and method for applying parental control limits from content providers to media content 0 2012
9,390,577 System and method for optimizing utilization of inventory space for dispensable articles 0 2014
 
DOCUSYS, INC. (1)
* 2003/0065,537 System and method for displaying drug information 32 2002
 
INRANGE SYSTEMS, INC. (7)
6,601,729 Automated portable medication radial dispensing apparatus and method using a carrier tape 52 2000
8,019,471 Integrated, non-sequential, remote medication management and compliance system 25 2004
7,835,817 Integrated, non-sequential, remote medication management and compliance system 0 2004
7,451,876 Universal medication carrier 14 2004
* 2005/0237,222 Universal medication carrier 2 2004
* 2006/0144,749 Medicament carriers and methods of using same 14 2006
7,828,147 Multi-layer medication carrier 10 2007
 
CYBEAR, LLC (9)
* 5,737,539 Prescription creation system 349 1994
* 5,845,255 Prescription management system 541 1997
7,072,840 Prescription management system 38 1998
7,574,370 Prescription management system 11 2001
7,519,540 Computerized prescription system for gathering and presenting information relating to pharmaceuticals 22 2001
7,483,839 Computerized prescription system for gathering and presenting information relating to pharmaceuticals 20 2001
* 2003/0144,884 Computerized prescription system for gathering and presenting information relating to pharmaceuticals 35 2001
* 2002/0042,726 Prescription management system 29 2001
* 2010/0161,353 PRESCRIPTION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 5 2009
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION CARE, INC. (2)
8,392,018 Apparatus and method for distributing ophthalmic lenses 1 2009
* 2010/0181,332 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTING OPHTHALMIC LENSES 2 2009
 
DIEBOLD, INCORPORATED (8)
* 5,790,409 Inventory monitoring and dispensing system for medical items 109 1994
* 5,993,046 System for dispensing medical items by brand or generic name 127 1996
* 6,019,249 Apparatus for dispensing medical items 28 1997
* 5,912,818 System for tracking and dispensing medical items 239 1997
* 5,971,593 Dispensing system for medical items 108 1998
* 7,467,093 Method of tracking and despensing medical items to patients through self service delivery system 32 1999
* 7,349,858 Method of dispensing and tracking the giving of medical items to patients 33 1999
* 6,470,234 Medical item dispensing system 64 2000
 
CIMPRESS SCHWEIZ GMBH (3)
* 8,941,868 System and method for processing multiple mailing services orders of varying quantities and address lists 1 2012
* 2014/0049,795 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING MULTIPLE MAILING SERVICES ORDERS OF VARYING QUANTITIES AND ADDRESS LISTS 0 2012
* 9,292,812 System and method for processing multiple mailing services orders of varying quantities and address lists 0 2015
 
PEARSON VENTURES, L.L.C. (3)
* 5,490,610 Semi-automated medication dispenser 43 1995
* 5,562,232 Semi-automated medication dispenser 60 1996
* RE35743 Patient medication dispensing and associated record keeping system 98 1996
 
GEARBOX, LLC (2)
* 2007/0112,588 User interface for providing assistance related to health 0 2005
* 2007/0112,796 Research in providing assistance related to health 0 2005
 
IROBOT CORPORATION (8)
9,014,848 Mobile robot system 6 2011
8,935,005 Operating a mobile robot 1 2011
8,930,019 Mobile human interface robot 1 2011
9,323,250 Time-dependent navigation of telepresence robots 0 2013
8,892,260 Mobile robot for telecommunication 1 2013
9,296,109 Mobile robot for telecommunication 0 2014
9,361,021 Graphical user interfaces including touchpad driving interfaces for telemedicine devices 0 2014
9,174,342 Social behavior rules for a medical telepresence robot 3 2014
 
KIRBY LESTER, LLC (2)
8,271,128 Pharmacy workflow management system including plural counters 12 2009
8,855,811 Pharmacy workflow management system including plural counters 0 2012
 
Parata Systems, LLC (9)
* 6,464,142 Automated will call system 81 2000
7,093,755 Automated will call system 58 2004
* 2005/0098,626 Automated will call system 6 2004
7,410,098 Automated will call system 8 2006
* 2006/0273,168 Automated will call system 1 2006
* 2007/0185,614 Automated prescription dispensing system and method of use 1 2006
7,537,155 Automated will call system 14 2007
8,924,227 Automated will call system 1 2009
8,380,535 Automated will call system 3 2011
 
SMITHS MEDICAL ASD, INC. (14)
* 5,485,408 Pump simulation apparatus 221 1994
* 6,024,539 Systems and methods for communicating with ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices 195 1997
9,135,393 Processing program data for medical pumps 0 2000
8,504,179 Programmable medical infusion pump 0 2002
8,250,483 Programmable medical infusion pump displaying a banner 21 2002
* 2005/0177,395 Programming medical pumps with electronic standing order template 26 2004
8,954,336 Server for medical device 0 2005
8,858,526 Interface for medical infusion pump 0 2006
8,149,131 Interface for medical infusion pump 11 2006
* 2008/0033,402 Interface for medical infusion pump 25 2006
8,435,206 Interface for medical infusion pump 7 2007
8,133,197 Display for pump 5 2008
8,952,794 Interface for medical infusion pump 0 2012
* 2013/0018,315 PROGRAMMING MEDICAL PUMPS WITH ELECTRONIC STANDING ORDER TEMPLATE 9 2012
 
CHUDY GROUP, LLC (5)
8,306,651 Pharmacy will-call and prescription order article management system 1 2008
* 2010/0030,371 Pharmacy Will-Call and Prescription Order Article Management System 5 2008
8,165,929 Adaptive pharmaceutical product management methods and system 7 2008
* 2010/0030,667 Adaptive Pharmaceutical Product Management Methods and System 11 2008
9,129,245 Adaptive pharmaceutical product management methods and system 0 2012
 
ORPHAN MEDICAL, INC. (1)
* 2011/0119,085 SENSITIVE DRUG DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND METHOD 6 2011
 
Coin Acceptors, Inc. (1)
* 5,029,098 Vend space allocation monitor means and method 72 1989
 
MOTOROLA, INC. (1)
* 5,551,022 Nodal tree data structure for storing, consolidating, and displaying microbiological laboratory results 15 1994
 
BAYER HEALTHCARE LLC (1)
* 2008/0046,295 MEDICAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 6 2007
 
PACIFICARE EHOLDINGS, INC. (2)
* 2003/0050,802 Medical service and prescription management system 45 2002
* 2003/0050,799 Permission based marketing for use with medical prescriptions 78 2002
 
Medi-Dose, Inc. (1)
* 2004/0215,486 Prescription labeling system and method of use 20 2003
 
Key Systems, Inc. (1)
* 2004/0153,386 Tangible security asset management system and methods thereof 5 2003
 
Healtech S.A. (1)
* 5,401,059 Process and unit for univocal pairing of drugs corresponding to a prescribed treatment with a given patient 128 1992
 
OMNIICELL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 6,011,999 Apparatus for controlled dispensing of pharmaceutical and medical supplies 195 1997
 
VECTOR INNOVATIONS (1)
* 2005/0261,940 Method and apparatus for managing drug inventory at point of care 7 2004
 
MCKESSON AUTOMATION INC. (5)
* 5,314,243 Portable nursing center 152 1992
* 5,564,803 Portable nursing center 121 1994
* 2004/0158,507 Inventory management and replenishment system 44 2003
* 2009/0169,138 MEDICATION AND MEDICAL SUPPLY STORAGE PACKAGE AND METHOD 1 2007
* 2010/0249,997 SYSTEM, METHOD AND CORRESPONDING APPARATUS FOR DETECTING PERFORATIONS ON A UNIT DOSE BLISTER CARD 1 2009
 
MCKESSON AUTOMATED PRESCRIPTION SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
* 5,597,995 Automated medical prescription fulfillment system having work stations for imaging, filling, and checking the dispensed drug product 318 1995
 
DUANE READE INC. (1)
* 2004/0204,954 Virtual pharmacy kiosk system 11 2003
 
MCKESSON AUTOMATION SYSTEMS INC. (3)
* 2004/0133,705 Controller for dispensing products 44 2003
* 2005/0171,813 System for identifying and sorting orders 27 2004
9,037,285 Automated apparatus and method for filling vials 0 2007
 
MCKESSON INFORMATION SOLUTIONS INC. (2)
8,478,604 Closed loop medication use system and method 0 2003
* 2003/0236,683 Closed loop medication use system and method 25 2003
 
EMDEON CORPORATION (1)
7,069,226 Prescription data processing system for determining new therapy starts 7 1999
 
Innovation Associates, Inc. (1)
* 5,907,493 Pharmaceutical dispensing system 199 1997
 
InRange Systems (1)
7,933,682 Integrated, non-sequential, remote medication management and compliance system 0 2004
 
PRESQRIBER, LLC (1)
* 5,758,095 Interactive medication ordering system 252 1995
 
SILVER POINT FINANCE, LLC (10)
7,080,755 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 67 2004
7,630,790 Medicament inventory system and method 8 2005
* 2006/0058,918 Medicament inventory system and method 15 2005
* 2006/0058,725 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 2 2005
7,735,683 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 4 2006
7,721,914 Container for dispensing medicaments having a compressible medium therein 7 2006
* 2006/0219,730 Container for dispensing medicaments having a compressible medium therein 14 2006
7,751,933 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 2 2006
* 2006/0241,806 Smart tray for dispensing medicaments 2 2006
7,844,362 Method of intelligently dispensing medicaments 7 2006
 
InstyMeds Corporation (2)
* 6,152,364 Medicament distribution system and automatic dispenser for such system 86 1997
6,352,200 Medicament distribution system and automatic dispenser for such system 57 2000
 
STERICYCLE, INC. (1)
* 2006/0277,110 User interface for processing returns of pharmaceuticals 3 2005
 
Ramp Comsystems, Inc. (1)
* 4,899,839 Compliance and patient status monitoring system and method 237 1989
 
NEC CORPORATION (1)
* 2006/0292,492 Optical information recording medium and optical information reproducing apparatus 1 2006
 
FERAG AG (1)
* 6,306,072 Method and system for production and decentralized delivery of printed products 14 1997
 
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS HEALTH SERVICES CORPORATION (1)
* 2005/0021,368 Enhanced safety medication administration system 7 2004
 
Biovend Limited (1)
* 6,393,339 Computerized stock control system 60 1999
 
SMITH MEDICAL MD, INC. (1)
8,965,707 Interface for medical infusion pump 0 2006
 
3AM IP, LLC (3)
6,636,780 Medication dispensing system including medicine cabinet and tray therefor 90 2000
7,155,306 Medication administration system 97 2002
* 2003/0120,384 Medication administration system 12 2002
 
BREWER, ANDREW E. (1)
* 5,431,299 Medication dispensing and storing system with dispensing modules 182 1994
 
PEACOCK MYERS, P.C. (1)
9,171,415 Secure cabinet for dispensing items 0 2012
 
MOBILE ASPECTS, INC. (7)
* 2006/0289,650 Networked monitoring system 23 2006
8,414,471 Endoscope storage cabinet, tracking system, and signal emitting member 1 2009
* 2010/0191,049 Endoscope Storage Cabinet, Tracking System, and Signal Emitting Member 1 2009
8,648,699 Item tracking system and arrangement 0 2010
8,992,416 Endoscope storage cabinet, tracking system, and signal emitting member 0 2013
9,348,013 Item hanger arrangement, system, and method 0 2014
9,224,124 Item storage and tracking cabinet and arrangement 0 2014
 
BAXTER CORPORATION ENGLEWOOD (9)
9,053,218 Data transmission capture in support of medication preparation 0 2006
* 2007/0043,767 DATA TRANSMISSION CAPTURE IN SUPPORT OF MEDICATION PREPARATION 9 2006
* 8,140,351 Centralized sterile drug products distribution and automated management of sterile compounding stations 2 2007
* 2008/0195,246 CENTRALIZED STERILE DRUG PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTION AND AUTOMATED MANAGEMENT OF STERILE COMPOUNDING STATIONS 10 2007
8,554,579 Management, reporting and benchmarking of medication preparation 30 2009
8,191,339 Automated drug preparation apparatus including automated drug reconstitution 1 2010
8,220,503 Automated drug preparation apparatus including drug reconstitution 2 2010
8,678,047 Automated drug preparation apparatus including automated drug reconstitution 0 2012
9,382,021 Automated drug preparation apparatus including automated drug reconstitution 0 2014
 
AID Networks, LLC (1)
* 2009/0069,642 Wearable Wireless Electronic Patient Data Communications and Physiological Monitoring Device 158 2008
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
6,574,861 System and method for solder ball rework 3 2001
 
Massey University (1)
7,762,181 Customised nutritional food and beverage dispensing system 21 2005
 
HALLMARK CARDS, INCORPORATED (5)
5,993,048 Personalized greeting card system 21 1990
5,561,604 Computer controlled system for vending personalized products 249 1990
5,513,116 Computer controlled machine for vending personalized products or the like 90 1991
5,546,316 Computer controlled system for vending personalized products 184 1992
5,559,714 Method and apparatus for display sequencing personalized social occasion products 221 1993
 
THE EGG FACTORY, LLC (1)
* 2003/0010,791 Method and apparatus for dispensing a customized pharamaceutical mixture 19 2002
 
FENWAL, INC. (1)
* 2003/0078,808 A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGING INVENTORY OF BLOOD COMPONENT COLLECTION SOFT GOODS AND FOR PREVENTING THE USE OF QUARANTINED SOFT GOODS 3 2001
 
ARXIUM, INC. (32)
* 7,751,932 Method for tracking and dispensing medical items 14 1998
6,256,967 Integrated automated drug dispenser method and apparatus 122 1998
6,564,121 Systems and methods for drug dispensing 201 1999
6,370,841 Automated method for dispensing bulk medications with a machine-readable code 161 1999
6,625,952 Medication collecting system 105 2000
6,449,927 Integrated automated drug dispenser method and apparatus 119 2001
* 6,776,306 Apparatus for dispensing medical items 14 2001
* 6,581,798 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 157 2001
6,735,497 Systems and methods for dispensing medical products 126 2002
6,742,671 Integrated automated drug dispenser method and apparatus 79 2002
7,006,893 Systems for dispensing medical products 99 2002
* 6,776,304 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 85 2002
* 2003/0055,531 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 13 2002
7,860,724 System and method for management of pharmacy workflow 13 2002
* 2004/0088,187 System and method for management of pharmacy workflow 62 2002
7,991,507 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 15 2002
* 2003/0088,333 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 36 2002
7,048,142 Apparatus for dispensing medical items 11 2004
7,151,982 Pharmaceutical dispensing system 122 2004
* 2005/0065,645 Method for controlling a drug dispensing system 21 2004
7,610,115 Automated pharmacy admixture system (APAS) 27 2005
7,783,383 Automated pharmacy admixture system (APAS) 34 2006
* 2006/0259,195 Automated pharmacy admixture system (APAS) 48 2006
7,931,859 Ultraviolet sanitization in pharmacy environments 7 2008
* 2008/0199,353 Ultraviolet Sanitization In Pharmacy Environments 22 2008
8,271,138 Gripper device 5 2008
* 2009/0067,973 Gripper Device 25 2008
8,225,824 Method and apparatus for automated fluid transfer operations 6 2008
* 2009/0126,825 Method and Apparatus for Automated Fluid Transfer Operations 7 2008
8,386,070 Automated pharmacy admixture system 5 2009
* 2010/0241,270 Automated Pharmacy Admixture System 12 2009
8,571,886 System and method for management of pharmacy workflow 5 2010
 
LUBARIAN PTY LTD. (1)
* 2008/0179,387 Medication Dispensing System 12 2006
 
Inteligistics, Inc. (3)
* 2006/0113,302 Modular shipping unit and system 0 2005
7,978,060 Identification system 1 2006
* 2006/0192,652 Identification system 3 2006
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
7,720,568 System and method for monitored delivery of products 1 2003
 
GAO, TIA (1)
* 2008/0228,045 Multiprotocol Wireless Medical Monitors and Systems 24 2008
 
MEDHERENT, LLC (1)
* 9,117,010 Automated method of recording contents of medication packages vended from a plurality of vending machines in an electronic record that stores records for a plurality of patients associated with respective vending machines 0 2013
 
JAZZ PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (12)
* 7,668,730 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 25 2002
7,765,106 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 10 2004
* 2005/0090,425 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 26 2004
7,797,171 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 11 2005
7,765,107 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 11 2005
* 2005/0222,874 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 11 2005
* 2005/0216,309 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 11 2005
7,895,059 Sensitive drug distribution system and method 8 2010
* 2010/0138,237 SENSITIVE DRUG DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM AND METHOD 3 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
 
HONEYWELL HOMMED LLC (1)
* 2009/0024,248 Systems and Methods of Distributing Medications 1 2007
 
XRT Limited (1)
* 6,439,422 Automated portable medication radial dispensing apparatus and method 13 1999
 
INTOUCH TECHNOLOGIES (2)
8,965,579 Interfacing with a mobile telepresence robot 2 2012
8,718,837 Interfacing with a mobile telepresence robot 18 2012
 
Diagnostica E Ricerca San Raffaele S.p.A. (2)
6,769,568 Equipment for the management of hospital activities such as pharmaceutical treatment 5 2002
* 2003/0182,019 Equipment for the management of hospital activities such as pharmaceutical treatment 1 2002
 
SAFETY SYRINGES, INC. (1)
* 2006/0065,726 Systems and methods for tracking pharmaceuticals within a facility 7 2005
 
Nu-Box, Inc. (1)
* 5,522,525 Medication dispenser station 74 1994
 
Hospira, Inc. (2)
* 5,317,506 Infusion fluid management system 333 1992
* 5,643,212 Infusion pump management system for suggesting an adapted course of therapy 311 1994
 
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. (16)
* 2003/0078,805 A system and method for managing a procedure in a blood component collection facility 5 2001
* 2003/0069,480 A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NETWORKING BLOOD COLLECTION INSTRUMENTS WITHIN A BLOOD COLLECTION FACILITY 2 2001
* 2003/0040,835 A system and method for managing inventory of blood component collection soft goods in a blood component collection facility 5 2001
6,532,399 Dispensing method using indirect coupling 68 2001
6,985,870 Medication delivery system 190 2002
* 2003/0135,388 Medication delivery system 77 2002
* 2003/0141,981 System and method for operating medical devices 81 2002
* 2003/0225,728 Pharmacy system and method 3 2002
* 2003/0140,929 Infusion therapy bar coding system and method 42 2002
* 2003/0204,416 System and method for facilitating time-based infusion orders 26 2002
* 2004/0010,425 System and method for integrating clinical documentation with the point of care treatment of a patient 73 2003
* 2004/0078,231 System and method for facilitating and administering treatment to a patient, including clinical decision making, order workflow and integration of clinical documentation 75 2003
7,668,731 Medication delivery system 20 2003
* 2004/0104,271 Medication delivery system 40 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 21 2003
 
QUIQ, LLC (4)
* 7,483,766 System and method for prescribing and conveying pharmaceuticals within the premises of a healthcare provider 9 2006
7,860,604 Method for controlling access to and segregating dispensed items 3 2007
7,860,605 System for controlling access to and segregating dispensed items 4 2007
* 2008/0086,235 Method for controlling access to and segregating dispensed items 0 2007
 
MEDCO HEALTH SOLUTIONS, INC. (10)
* 5,660,305 Automatic prescription dispensing system 74 1995
RE40510 Automatic prescription filling, sorting and packaging system 23 2000
* 7,490,047 Apparatus and method for constructing formularies 11 2003
* 2004/0006,491 Apparatus and method for constructing formularies 8 2003
RE42937 Automatic prescription filling, sorting and packaging system 2 2008
7,783,502 Apparatus and method for constructing formularies 2 2009
RE42730 Automatic prescription filling, sorting and packaging system 4 2009
RE42766 Automatic prescription filling, sorting and packaging system 1 2009
8,065,165 Apparatus and method for constructing formularies 1 2010
* 2010/0312,576 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONSTRUCTING FORMULARIES 1 2010
 
SHELL OIL COMPANY (1)
7,735,681 Medicament container locking system and method 6 2006
 
Scriptpro LLC (1)
* 5,713,487 Medicament verification in an automatic dispening system 92 1996
 
MERCK-MEDCO MANAGED CARE, INC. (2)
* 5,720,154 Enhanced drug dispensing system 128 1995
* RE40453 Enhanced drug dispensing system 40 2000
 
Medscreen, Inc. (1)
* 5,299,121 Non-prescription drug medication screening system 203 1992
 
FORHEALTH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 2010/0161,113 AUTOMATED DRUG PREPARATION APPARATUS INCLUDING DRUG RECONSTITUTION 5 2010
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