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)

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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.NEW YORK, NY1926

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Al-Ali, Ammar Tustin, CA 332 22180
McHale, Ryan Timothy - 6 105
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, CA 133 13862

Cited Art Landscape

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5,337,744 Low noise finger cot probe 445 1993
5,490,505 Signal processing apparatus 573 1993
5,533,511 Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood pressure measurement 379 1994
5,590,649 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine blood pressure 300 1994
D361840 Stethoscope head 221 1994
D362063 Stethoscope headset 217 1994
D363120 Stethoscope ear tip 222 1994
5,482,036 Signal processing apparatus and method 545 1994
5,452,717 Finger-cot probe 432 1994
5,632,272 Signal processing apparatus 550 1994
5,638,818 Low noise optical probe 420 1994
5,758,644 Manual and automatic probe calibration 524 1995
5,769,785 Signal processing apparatus and method 458 1995
5,645,440 Patient cable connector 402 1995
D393830 Patient cable connector 389 1995
5,782,757 Low-noise optical probes 473 1995
5,810,734 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 282 1995
5,830,131 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physical condition of the human arterial system 313 1995
5,833,618 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 298 1995
5,685,299 Signal processing apparatus 445 1995
5,904,654 Exciter-detector unit for measuring physiological parameters 296 1996
5,785,659 Automatically activated blood pressure measurement device 283 1996
5,823,950 Manual and automatic probe calibration 390 1996
6,088,607 Low noise optical probe 475 1997
5,934,925 Patient cable connector 395 1997
6,002,952 Signal processing apparatus and method 531 1997
6,157,850 Signal processing apparatus 462 1997
5,890,929 Shielded medical connector 381 1997
6,081,735 Signal processing apparatus 636 1997
6,263,222 Signal processing apparatus 486 1997
6,184,521 Photodiode detector with integrated noise shielding 391 1998
5,919,134 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 406 1998
6,011,986 Manual and automatic probe calibration 471 1998
5,995,855 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 454 1998
6,525,386 Non-protruding optoelectronic lens 405 1998
5,997,343 Patient cable sensor switch 376 1998
6,229,856 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 391 1998
6,067,462 Signal processing apparatus and method 465 1998
6,256,523 Low-noise optical probes 449 1998
6,036,642 Signal processing apparatus and method 432 1998
7,376,453 Signal processing apparatus 182 1998
7,328,053 Signal processing apparatus 187 1998
6,236,872 Signal processing apparatus 419 1998
6,144,868 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 345 1999
6,334,065 Stereo pulse oximeter 450 1999
6,285,896 Fetal pulse oximetry sensor 381 1999
6,321,100 Reusable pulse oximeter probe with disposable liner 332 1999
6,349,228 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 395 1999
6,632,181 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 335 1999
6,343,224 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 336 1999
6,580,086 Shielded optical probe and method 444 1999
6,943,348 System for detecting injection holding material 237 1999
6,206,830 Signal processing apparatus and method 417 1999
6,165,005 Patient cable sensor switch 371 1999
6,377,829 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 419 1999
6,152,754 Circuit board based cable connector 405 1999
6,463,311 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 394 1999
6,606,511 Pulse oximetry pulse indicator 439 2000
6,515,273 System for indicating the expiration of the useful operating life of a pulse oximetry sensor 398 2000
6,584,336 Universal/upgrading pulse oximeter 445 2000
6,360,114 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 416 2000
6,699,194 Signal processing apparatus and method 445 2000
6,430,525 Variable mode averager 379 2000
6,526,300 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 372 2000
6,470,199 Elastic sock for positioning an optical probe 390 2000
6,697,656 Pulse oximetry sensor compatible with multiple pulse oximetry systems 369 2000
6,770,028 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 408 2000
6,519,487 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 333 2000
6,280,213 Patient cable connector 392 2000
6,542,764 Pulse oximeter monitor for expressing the urgency of the patient's condition 381 2000
6,643,530 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 374 2000
6,501,975 Signal processing apparatus and method 452 2001
6,684,091 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage method 326 2001
6,541,756 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 406 2001
6,388,240 Shielded optical probe and method having a longevity indication 430 2001
6,684,090 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 470 2001
6,792,300 Low-noise optical probes for reducing light piping 370 2001
6,595,316 Tension-adjustable mechanism for stethoscope earpieces 244 2001
6,721,585 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 324 2001
6,597,933 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 383 2001
6,678,543 Optical probe and positioning wrap 460 2001
6,745,060 Signal processing apparatus 412 2001
6,650,917 Signal processing apparatus 438 2001
6,671,531 Sensor wrap including foldable applicator 410 2001
6,654,624 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 422 2001
6,760,607 Ribbon cable substrate pulse oximetry sensor 353 2001
6,714,804 Stereo pulse oximeter 384 2001
6,852,083 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 275 2002
6,658,276 Pulse oximeter user interface 422 2002
RE38492 Signal processing apparatus and method 385 2002
6,725,075 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 386 2002
6,985,764 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 339 2002
6,697,658 Low power pulse oximeter 423 2002
6,661,161 Piezoelectric biological sound monitor with printed circuit board 263 2002
RE38476 Signal processing apparatus 388 2002
6,999,904 Variable indication estimator 238 2002
6,735,459 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 332 2002
6,813,511 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 378 2002
6,816,741 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 376 2002
7,245,953 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 206 2002
6,934,570 Physiological sensor combination 358 2002
6,826,419 Signal processing apparatus and method 373 2002
6,830,711 Mold tool for an optoelectronic element 359 2003
7,067,893 Optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 304 2003
7,225,006 Attachment and optical probe 268 2003
6,822,564 Parallel measurement alarm processor 400 2003
6,950,687 Isolation and communication element for a resposable pulse oximetry sensor 349 2003
7,015,451 Power supply rail controller 224 2003
6,861,639 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 365 2003
6,771,994 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 370 2003
6,850,788 Physiological measurement communications adapter 358 2003
7,132,641 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 308 2003
6,993,371 Pulse oximetry sensor adaptor 377 2003
7,096,054 Low noise optical housing 297 2003
7,341,559 Pulse oximetry ear sensor 192 2003
6,898,452 Stereo pulse oximeter 345 2003
7,274,955 Parameter compensated pulse oximeter 180 2003
7,254,433 Signal processing apparatus 297 2003
7,096,052 Optical probe including predetermined emission wavelength based on patient type 290 2003
6,939,305 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 235 2003
7,003,339 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 321 2003
7,142,901 Parameter compensated physiological monitor 288 2003
6,996,427 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 412 2003
7,039,449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 329 2003
7,295,866 Low power pulse oximeter 260 2004
7,215,984 Signal processing apparatus 369 2004
7,254,431 Physiological parameter tracking system 176 2004
7,024,233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 337 2004
7,254,434 Variable pressure reusable sensor 276 2004
7,044,918 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 235 2004
7,030,749 Parallel measurement alarm processor 269 2004
7,373,193 Pulse oximetry data capture system 207 2004
7,383,070 Signal processing apparatus 192 2004
7,280,858 Pulse oximetry sensor 283 2005
7,373,194 Signal component processor 166 2005
D554263 Portable patient monitor 178 2005
D566282 Stand for a portable patient monitor 162 2005
7,371,981 Connector switch 165 2005
6,979,812 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 311 2005
7,292,883 Physiological assessment system 176 2005
7,215,986 Signal processing apparatus 224 2005
7,041,060 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 235 2005
7,272,425 Pulse oximetry sensor including stored sensor data 226 2005
7,340,287 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 170 2005
7,186,966 Amount of use tracking device and method for medical product 240 2005
7,221,971 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 189 2005
7,190,261 Arrhythmia alarm processor 202 2006
7,377,899 Sine saturation transform 162 2006
7,332,784 Method of providing an optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 165 2006
7,355,512 Parallel alarm processor 195 2007
 
CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (22)
5,638,816 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 382 1995
5,743,262 Blood glucose monitoring system 688 1995
5,760,910 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 371 1995
5,860,919 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring method 412 1997
6,110,522 Blood glucose monitoring system 289 1998
5,940,182 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 372 1998
6,151,516 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 354 1998
6,278,522 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 372 1999
6,639,668 Asynchronous fluorescence scan 172 2000
6,931,268 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 248 2000
6,597,932 Generation of spatially-averaged excitation-emission map in heterogeneous tissue 186 2001
6,640,116 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 336 2001
6,920,345 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 345 2003
6,961,598 Pulse and active pulse spectraphotometry 317 2003
7,003,338 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals 310 2003
7,149,561 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 190 2003
7,027,849 Blood parameter measurement system 377 2003
6,970,792 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 250 2003
7,343,186 Multi-wavelength physiological monitor 178 2005
7,289,835 Multivariate analysis of green to ultraviolet spectra of cell and tissue samples 211 2005
7,225,007 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 216 2005
7,239,905 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 194 2005
 
CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER (7)
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5,341,805 Glucose fluorescence monitor and method 270 1993
5,456,252 Induced fluorescence spectroscopy blood perfusion and pH monitor and method 224 1993
6,232,609 Glucose monitoring apparatus and method using laser-induced emission spectroscopy 190 1995
6,124,597 Method and devices for laser induced fluorescence attenuation spectroscopy 255 1997
6,697,657 Method and devices for laser induced fluorescence attenuation spectroscopy (LIFAS) 173 2000
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CURATECHNOLOGIES INC. (3)
D353195 Electronic stethoscope housing 216 1993
D353196 Stethoscope head 228 1993
5,602,924 Electronic stethescope 227 1993
 
PACESETTER, INC. (3)
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THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (3)
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6,721,582 Non-invasive tissue glucose level monitoring 196 2001
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THOR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (3)
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MASIMO CORPORATION (2)
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7,377,794 Multiple wavelength sensor interconnect 185 2006
 
VITAL INSITE, INC. (2)
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6,371,921 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 381 1999
 
ANDROMED, INC. (1)
5,561,275 Headset for electronic stethoscope 181 1994
 
BIO REMOTE (1)
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COVIDIEN LP (1)
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George Rozakis (1)
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INSTROMEDIX, INC. (1)
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MASIMO LABORATORIES, INC. (1)
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MCGILL UNIVERSITY (1)
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NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH), U.S. DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (DHHS), U.S. GOVERNMENT (1)
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NELLCOR PURITAN BENNETT LLC (1)
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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (43)
8,560,034 Signal processing apparatus 12 1998
8,641,631 Non-invasive monitoring of respiratory rate, heart rate and apnea 4 2005
8,532,727 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 19 2007
8,840,549 Modular patient monitor 0 2007
8,852,094 Physiological parameter system 0 2007
8,203,438 Alarm suspend system 59 2009
8,911,377 Patient monitor including multi-parameter graphical display 0 2009
8,771,204 Acoustic sensor assembly 1 2009
8,740,816 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2009
8,588,880 Ear sensor 4 2010
8,821,415 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 0 2010
8,755,535 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 1 2010
8,715,206 Acoustic patient sensor 1 2010
8,702,627 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 1 2010
8,690,799 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 2 2010
8,430,817 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 23 2010
8,548,548 Physiological measurement communications adapter 18 2010
8,801,613 Calibration for multi-stage physiological monitors 0 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 4 2011
8,498,684 Sine saturation transform 22 2011
8,399,822 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 25 2011
8,921,699 Low noise oximetry cable including conductive cords 0 2011
8,682,407 Cyanotic infant sensor 2 2011
8,821,397 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 0 2011
8,229,533 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 51 2012
8,364,226 Signal processing apparatus 28 2012
8,359,080 Signal processing apparatus 26 2012
8,529,301 Shielded connector assembly 19 2012
8,781,543 Manual and automatic probe calibration 0 2012
8,718,737 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 1 2012
8,463,349 Signal processing apparatus 22 2012
8,706,179 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 1 2012
8,888,708 Signal processing apparatus and method 0 2012
8,845,543 Signal processing apparatus and method 0 2012
8,547,209 Alarm suspend system 18 2012
8,570,167 Physiological trend monitor 4 2012
8,870,792 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 0 2012
8,761,850 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 1 2012
8,721,541 Physiological monitor 1 2013
8,700,112 Secondary-emitter sensor position indicator 1 2013
8,892,180 Sine saturation transform 0 2013
 
CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (21)
8,423,106 Multi-wavelength physiological monitor 23 2008
8,374,665 Tissue profile wellness monitor 22 2008
8,577,431 Noise shielding for a noninvasive device 5 2009
8,437,825 Contoured protrusion for improving spectroscopic measurement of blood constituents 24 2009
8,630,691 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 5 2009
8,515,509 Multi-stream emitter for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 21 2009
8,471,713 Interference detector for patient monitor 22 2010
8,571,618 Adaptive calibration system for spectrophotometric measurements 4 2010
8,676,286 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system 4 2011
8,663,107 Sepsis monitor 4 2011
8,428,967 Spot check monitor credit system 22 2011
8,830,449 Blood analysis system 0 2012
8,626,255 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 4 2012
8,560,032 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 12 2012
8,570,503 Heat sink for noninvasive medical sensor 5 2012
8,548,550 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 18 2012
8,781,549 Noninvasive oximetry optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 0 2012
8,754,776 Interference detector for patient monitor 1 2013
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
 
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8,548,549 Methods for noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 0 2011
8,788,003 Monitoring blood constituent levels in biological tissue 0 2012
8,831,700 Apparatus and method for creating a stable optical interface 0 2012
 
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8,712,494 Reflective non-invasive sensor 1 2011
8,666,468 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 4 2011
8,740,792 Patient monitor capable of accounting for environmental conditions 1 2011
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8,755,872 Patient monitoring system for indicating an abnormal condition 1 2012
8,888,539 Shielded connector assembly 0 2013
8,920,317 Multipurpose sensor port 0 2013
8,847,740 Alarm suspend system 0 2013
 
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