US 11,657,911 B2
Method for facilitating communication, data access and workflow in a healthcare environment/facility
Scott Guelich, Riverside, RI (US); Andrew Shearer, Pawucket, RI (US); and David Huang, Montclair, NJ (US)
Assigned to Care Thread, Inc., Providence, RI (US)
Filed by CARE THREAD, INC., Providence, RI (US)
Filed on Nov. 5, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/674,768.
Application 16/674,768 is a continuation of application No. 14/101,914, filed on Dec. 10, 2013, abandoned.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/735,084, filed on Dec. 10, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2020/0066401 A1, Feb. 27, 2020
Int. Cl. G16H 40/20 (2018.01); G16H 10/60 (2018.01)
CPC G16H 40/20 (2018.01) [G16H 10/60 (2018.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A system comprising:
a hospital clinical system comprising an admission-discharge-transfer system and an authentication server;
a core functions system communicatively linked to the hospital clinical system, the core functions system comprising a database server, a HL7 parser and a Node.js server; and
a plurality of clients communicatively linked to the core functions system, each client of the plurality of clients having a client device,
wherein the admission-discharge-transfer system is configured to send a stream of events to the database server for storage,
wherein the events are selected from the group consisting of an event indicating when a patient is admitted, an event indicating when the patient is discharged, an event indicating when the patient is transferred between departments, and an event indicating when the patient changes rooms,
wherein the admission-discharge-transfer system is configured to send the stream of events to the plurality of clients only when the client device is not within range of one or more location marking devices, and
wherein the core functions system is configured to receive feedback from the plurality of clients based on tactile patterns directed at the client device.