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, NY1937

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Al-Ali, Ammar Tustin, CA 350 23539
McHale, Ryan Timothy - 6 118
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, CA 138 14584

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COVIDIEN LP (1)
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5,632,272 Signal processing apparatus 570 1994
5,638,818 Low noise optical probe 431 1994
5,758,644 Manual and automatic probe calibration 540 1995
5,769,785 Signal processing apparatus and method 474 1995
5,645,440 Patient cable connector 415 1995
D393830 Patient cable connector 400 1995
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5,685,299 Signal processing apparatus 460 1995
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5,823,950 Manual and automatic probe calibration 401 1996
6,088,607 Low noise optical probe 490 1997
5,934,925 Patient cable connector 408 1997
6,002,952 Signal processing apparatus and method 550 1997
6,157,850 Signal processing apparatus 480 1997
5,890,929 Shielded medical connector 394 1997
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6,580,086 Shielded optical probe and method 459 1999
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6,206,830 Signal processing apparatus and method 432 1999
6,165,005 Patient cable sensor switch 384 1999
6,377,829 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 430 1999
6,152,754 Circuit board based cable connector 419 1999
6,463,311 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 405 1999
6,606,511 Pulse oximetry pulse indicator 454 2000
6,515,273 System for indicating the expiration of the useful operating life of a pulse oximetry sensor 411 2000
6,584,336 Universal/upgrading pulse oximeter 461 2000
6,360,114 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 429 2000
6,699,194 Signal processing apparatus and method 461 2000
6,430,525 Variable mode averager 391 2000
6,526,300 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 383 2000
6,470,199 Elastic sock for positioning an optical probe 402 2000
6,697,656 Pulse oximetry sensor compatible with multiple pulse oximetry systems 380 2000
6,770,028 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 422 2000
6,519,487 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 345 2000
6,280,213 Patient cable connector 405 2000
6,542,764 Pulse oximeter monitor for expressing the urgency of the patient's condition 394 2000
6,643,530 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 385 2000
6,501,975 Signal processing apparatus and method 468 2001
6,684,091 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage method 338 2001
6,541,756 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 422 2001
6,388,240 Shielded optical probe and method having a longevity indication 446 2001
6,684,090 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 488 2001
6,792,300 Low-noise optical probes for reducing light piping 381 2001
6,595,316 Tension-adjustable mechanism for stethoscope earpieces 255 2001
6,721,585 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 335 2001
6,597,933 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 396 2001
6,678,543 Optical probe and positioning wrap 477 2001
6,745,060 Signal processing apparatus 429 2001
6,650,917 Signal processing apparatus 453 2001
6,671,531 Sensor wrap including foldable applicator 424 2001
6,654,624 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 437 2001
6,760,607 Ribbon cable substrate pulse oximetry sensor 364 2001
6,714,804 Stereo pulse oximeter 396 2001
6,852,083 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 284 2002
6,658,276 Pulse oximeter user interface 437 2002
RE38492 Signal processing apparatus and method 398 2002
6,725,075 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 397 2002
6,985,764 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 351 2002
6,697,658 Low power pulse oximeter 439 2002
6,661,161 Piezoelectric biological sound monitor with printed circuit board 275 2002
RE38476 Signal processing apparatus 400 2002
6,999,904 Variable indication estimator 248 2002
6,735,459 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 345 2002
6,813,511 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 389 2002
6,816,741 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 387 2002
7,245,953 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 217 2002
6,934,570 Physiological sensor combination 372 2002
6,826,419 Signal processing apparatus and method 384 2002
6,830,711 Mold tool for an optoelectronic element 370 2003
7,067,893 Optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 316 2003
7,225,006 Attachment and optical probe 281 2003
6,822,564 Parallel measurement alarm processor 417 2003
6,950,687 Isolation and communication element for a resposable pulse oximetry sensor 360 2003
7,015,451 Power supply rail controller 233 2003
6,861,639 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 378 2003
6,771,994 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 381 2003
6,850,788 Physiological measurement communications adapter 372 2003
7,132,641 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 322 2003
6,993,371 Pulse oximetry sensor adaptor 393 2003
7,096,054 Low noise optical housing 308 2003
7,341,559 Pulse oximetry ear sensor 204 2003
6,898,452 Stereo pulse oximeter 357 2003
7,274,955 Parameter compensated pulse oximeter 189 2003
7,254,433 Signal processing apparatus 309 2003
7,096,052 Optical probe including predetermined emission wavelength based on patient type 301 2003
6,939,305 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 244 2003
7,003,339 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 332 2003
7,142,901 Parameter compensated physiological monitor 299 2003
6,996,427 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 427 2003
7,039,449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 341 2003
7,295,866 Low power pulse oximeter 271 2004
7,215,984 Signal processing apparatus 384 2004
7,254,431 Physiological parameter tracking system 185 2004
7,024,233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 348 2004
7,254,434 Variable pressure reusable sensor 287 2004
7,044,918 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 245 2004
7,030,749 Parallel measurement alarm processor 282 2004
7,373,193 Pulse oximetry data capture system 220 2004
7,383,070 Signal processing apparatus 204 2004
7,280,858 Pulse oximetry sensor 294 2005
7,373,194 Signal component processor 175 2005
D554263 Portable patient monitor 187 2005
D566282 Stand for a portable patient monitor 171 2005
7,371,981 Connector switch 176 2005
6,979,812 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 322 2005
7,292,883 Physiological assessment system 185 2005
7,215,986 Signal processing apparatus 233 2005
7,041,060 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 247 2005
7,272,425 Pulse oximetry sensor including stored sensor data 238 2005
7,340,287 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 181 2005
7,186,966 Amount of use tracking device and method for medical product 256 2005
7,221,971 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 199 2005
7,190,261 Arrhythmia alarm processor 213 2006
7,377,899 Sine saturation transform 171 2006
7,332,784 Method of providing an optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 174 2006
7,355,512 Parallel alarm processor 210 2007
 
MCGILL UNIVERSITY (1)
6,241,683 Phonospirometry for non-invasive monitoring of respiration 216 1999
 
UNIVERSITE LAVAL (1)
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5,940,182 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 383 1998
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6,278,522 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 383 1999
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6,931,268 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 259 2000
6,597,932 Generation of spatially-averaged excitation-emission map in heterogeneous tissue 197 2001
6,640,116 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 346 2001
6,920,345 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 356 2003
6,961,598 Pulse and active pulse spectraphotometry 330 2003
7,003,338 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals 321 2003
7,149,561 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 199 2003
7,027,849 Blood parameter measurement system 393 2003
6,970,792 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 259 2003
7,343,186 Multi-wavelength physiological monitor 187 2005
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NELLCOR PURITAN BENNETT LLC (1)
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SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
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THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (3)
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CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (24)
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8,374,665 Tissue profile wellness monitor 27 2008
8,577,431 Noise shielding for a noninvasive device 8 2009
8,437,825 Contoured protrusion for improving spectroscopic measurement of blood constituents 30 2009
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8,471,713 Interference detector for patient monitor 28 2010
8,571,618 Adaptive calibration system for spectrophotometric measurements 7 2010
8,676,286 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system 7 2011
8,663,107 Sepsis monitor 7 2011
8,428,967 Spot check monitor credit system 28 2011
8,830,449 Blood analysis system 1 2012
8,626,255 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 8 2012
8,560,032 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 18 2012
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8,548,550 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 24 2012
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8,965,471 Tissue profile wellness monitor 0 2013
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8,886,271 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 0 2013
8,868,150 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 0 2013
8,909,310 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 0 2014
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (46)
8,560,034 Signal processing apparatus 18 1998
8,641,631 Non-invasive monitoring of respiratory rate, heart rate and apnea 7 2005
8,532,727 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 25 2007
8,840,549 Modular patient monitor 1 2007
8,852,094 Physiological parameter system 0 2007
8,203,438 Alarm suspend system 66 2009
8,911,377 Patient monitor including multi-parameter graphical display 0 2009
8,771,204 Acoustic sensor assembly 3 2009
8,740,816 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2009
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8,548,548 Physiological measurement communications adapter 24 2010
8,801,613 Calibration for multi-stage physiological monitors 2 2010
* 8,922,382 System and method for monitoring the life of a physiological sensor 0 2011
* 2011/0172,967 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING THE LIFE OF A PHYSIOLOGICAL SENSOR 1 2011
8,584,345 Reprocessing of a physiological sensor 7 2011
8,498,684 Sine saturation transform 28 2011
8,399,822 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 31 2011
8,921,699 Low noise oximetry cable including conductive cords 0 2011
8,682,407 Cyanotic infant sensor 4 2011
8,996,085 Robust alarm system 0 2011
8,821,397 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 2 2011
8,229,533 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 58 2012
8,364,226 Signal processing apparatus 34 2012
8,359,080 Signal processing apparatus 32 2012
8,529,301 Shielded connector assembly 25 2012
8,781,543 Manual and automatic probe calibration 1 2012
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8,463,349 Signal processing apparatus 28 2012
8,706,179 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 3 2012
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8,570,167 Physiological trend monitor 7 2012
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8,721,541 Physiological monitor 3 2013
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8,888,539 Shielded connector assembly 0 2013
8,920,317 Multipurpose sensor port 0 2013
8,847,740 Alarm suspend system 0 2013
9,028,429 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2014
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