US Patent No: 7,880,626

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System and method for monitoring the life of a physiological sensor

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Aspects of the present disclosure include a sensor configured to store in memory indications of sensor use information and formulas or indications of formula for determining the useful life of a sensor from the indications of sensor use information. A monitor connected to the sensor monitors sensor use and stores indications of the use on sensor memory. The monitor and/or sensor use the compute the useful life of the sensor from the indications of use and the formulas. When the useful life of the sensor is reached, an indication is given to replace the sensor.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.NEW YORK, NY2391

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Al-Ali, Ammar Tustin, CA 320 21117
McHale, Ryan Timothy - 5 96
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, CA 131 13258

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5,452,717 Finger-cot probe 421 1994
5,632,272 Signal processing apparatus 536 1994
5,638,818 Low noise optical probe 409 1994
5,758,644 Manual and automatic probe calibration 510 1995
5,769,785 Signal processing apparatus and method 445 1995
5,645,440 Patient cable connector 391 1995
D393830 Patient cable connector 378 1995
5,782,757 Low-noise optical probes 460 1995
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5,685,299 Signal processing apparatus 432 1995
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6,088,607 Low noise optical probe 461 1997
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6,002,952 Signal processing apparatus and method 513 1997
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6,597,933 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 371 2001
6,678,543 Optical probe and positioning wrap 447 2001
6,745,060 Signal processing apparatus 399 2001
6,650,917 Signal processing apparatus 425 2001
6,671,531 Sensor wrap including foldable applicator 399 2001
6,654,624 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 408 2001
6,760,607 Ribbon cable substrate pulse oximetry sensor 342 2001
6,714,804 Stereo pulse oximeter 373 2001
6,852,083 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 263 2002
6,658,276 Pulse oximeter user interface 407 2002
RE38492 Signal processing apparatus and method 372 2002
6,725,075 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 374 2002
6,985,764 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 326 2002
6,697,658 Low power pulse oximeter 409 2002
6,661,161 Piezoelectric biological sound monitor with printed circuit board 252 2002
RE38476 Signal processing apparatus 374 2002
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6,735,459 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 320 2002
6,813,511 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 367 2002
6,816,741 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 363 2002
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6,830,711 Mold tool for an optoelectronic element 347 2003
7,067,893 Optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 293 2003
7,225,006 Attachment and optical probe 257 2003
6,822,564 Parallel measurement alarm processor 385 2003
6,950,687 Isolation and communication element for a resposable pulse oximetry sensor 336 2003
7,015,451 Power supply rail controller 215 2003
6,861,639 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 353 2003
6,771,994 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 358 2003
6,850,788 Physiological measurement communications adapter 346 2003
7,132,641 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 297 2003
6,993,371 Pulse oximetry sensor adaptor 364 2003
7,096,054 Low noise optical housing 286 2003
7,341,559 Pulse oximetry ear sensor 183 2003
6,898,452 Stereo pulse oximeter 333 2003
7,274,955 Parameter compensated pulse oximeter 170 2003
7,254,433 Signal processing apparatus 283 2003
7,096,052 Optical probe including predetermined emission wavelength based on patient type 279 2003
6,939,305 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 226 2003
7,003,339 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 310 2003
7,142,901 Parameter compensated physiological monitor 276 2003
6,996,427 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 397 2003
7,039,449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 317 2003
7,295,866 Low power pulse oximeter 249 2004
7,215,984 Signal processing apparatus 353 2004
7,254,431 Physiological parameter tracking system 167 2004
7,024,233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 326 2004
7,254,434 Variable pressure reusable sensor 265 2004
7,044,918 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 224 2004
7,030,749 Parallel measurement alarm processor 258 2004
7,373,193 Pulse oximetry data capture system 196 2004
7,383,070 Signal processing apparatus 180 2004
7,280,858 Pulse oximetry sensor 272 2005
7,373,194 Signal component processor 157 2005
D554263 Portable patient monitor 169 2005
D566282 Stand for a portable patient monitor 153 2005
7,371,981 Connector switch 156 2005
6,979,812 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 302 2005
7,292,883 Physiological assessment system 167 2005
7,215,986 Signal processing apparatus 212 2005
7,041,060 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 225 2005
7,272,425 Pulse oximetry sensor including stored sensor data 216 2005
7,340,287 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 161 2005
7,186,966 Amount of use tracking device and method for medical product 229 2005
7,221,971 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 180 2005
7,190,261 Arrhythmia alarm processor 192 2006
7,377,899 Sine saturation transform 153 2006
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7,355,512 Parallel alarm processor 184 2007
 
CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (22)
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CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER (7)
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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (37)
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8,641,631 Non-invasive monitoring of respiratory rate, heart rate and apnea 2 2005
8,532,727 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 15 2007
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8,852,094 Physiological parameter system 0 2007
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8,771,204 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2009
8,740,816 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2009
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8,715,206 Acoustic patient sensor 0 2010
8,702,627 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 0 2010
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8,548,548 Physiological measurement communications adapter 14 2010
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8,399,822 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 21 2011
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8,821,397 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 0 2011
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8,359,080 Signal processing apparatus 22 2012
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8,781,543 Manual and automatic probe calibration 0 2012
8,718,737 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 0 2012
8,463,349 Signal processing apparatus 18 2012
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8,845,543 Signal processing apparatus and method 0 2012
8,547,209 Alarm suspend system 14 2012
8,570,167 Physiological trend monitor 2 2012
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8,721,541 Physiological monitor 0 2013
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