Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Record and verification method, apparatus and system










Image Number 4 for United States Patent #6637649.

A method and apparatus are provided for verification of the identity of a patient undergoing treatment administered by a medical treatment practitioner in a treatment room. An identifying element such as patient chart or patient photograph is provided for the patient which includes a patient identifier, e.g., a barcode, capable of being read by a reader device located within the treatment room. In use, the patient identifier is read by the reader device in the treatment room and a characteristic audio signal, previously assigned to the patient and known to the patient, is generated in response to the reading of the identifying element when there is a match between the patient identifier and a stored identifier for the patient. Treatment of the patient is at least temporarily withheld if any audio signal generated in response to reading of the patient identifier by the reader device is not the characteristic audio signal assigned to the patient. A special patient chart with a removable identifier can be used. A billing method which may involve the scanning step is also provided.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Method of operating an election ballot printing system
Ultra-wideband communication system and method
Methods and devices for detecting and measuring environmental conditions in high performance device packages
Web-based system and method for video analysis
Cylindrical LED fixture
Sending notification of event
Integrated transmit/receive switch
  Randomly Featured Patents
Spindle in a machine tool
Input-output buffers for a digital signal processing system
Cranes with look independent of sheave block
Histone deacetylase and tubulin deacetylase inhibitors
Impact rudder
Photosensitive silver halide element and method of preparing same
Article counting and stacking apparatus
Golf ball with non-circular sickle-shaped dimples
Coffee maker and microwave oven and method for controlling the same
Semiconductor memory element, semiconductor memory device and method of fabricating the same