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Nicole D Bloom, Dean L Kamen, Richard Lanigan, Charles M Grinnell, Kevin Grant: Vial loading method and apparatus for intelligent admixture and delivery of intravenous drugs. Deka Products Partnership, Lyon & Lyon, June 6, 2000: US06070761 (285 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed toward a vial-loading mechanism for a system that prepares and delivers one or more IV drugs to a patient. The vial-loading mechanism is used to load a vial onto a cassette spike and includes a vertical support member located adjacent to the spike. A holding assembl ...


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Dean L Kamen, Charles M Grinnell, Marc A Mandro, Dennis Gilbreath, Kevin Grant, Jason A Demers, William T Larkins, Robert Manning, Richard Lanigan: System for delivering intravenous drugs. Deka Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, April 3, 2001: US06210361 (209 worldwide citation)

A bedside-pharmacy systen for the preparation and delivery of intravenous drugs. The system includes a liquid inlet for connection to a liquid supply, vial receptacles, and a liquid outlet for providing the intravenous drug in mixed, liquid form to the patient. The system may include a chamber havin ...


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Dean L Kamen, Charles M Grinnell, Marc A Mandro, Dennis Gilbreath, Kevin Grant, Jason A Demers, William T Larkins, Robert Manning, Richard Lanigan: System and method for mixing and delivering intravenous drugs. Deka Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, May 22, 2001: US06234997 (123 worldwide citation)

A bedside-pharmacy system for the preparation and delivery of intravenous drugs. The system includes a liquid inlet for connection to a liquid supply, vial receptacles, and a liquid outlet for providing the intravenous drug in mixed, liquid form to the patient. The system may include a chamber havin ...


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Dean L Kamen, Charles M Grinnell, Marc A Mandro, Dennis Gilbreath, Kevin Grant, Jason A Demers, William T Larkins, Robert Manning, Richard Lanigan: System for controlling flow through a line during intravenous drug delivery. Deka Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, April 27, 2004: US06726656 (122 worldwide citation)

A system and method for the preparation and delivery of intravenous drugs includes a liquid inlet for connection to a liquid supply and vial receptacles. The system may also include a liquid outlet for providing the intravenous drug in mixed, liquid form to the patient. The system may include a cham ...


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Dean Kamen, Charles M Grinnell, Marc A Mandro, Dennis Gilbreath, Kevin Lee Grant, Jason A Demers, William T Larkins, Robert Manning, Richard J Lanigan: Cassette and method for drug preparation and delivery. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, May 8, 2007: US07214210 (87 worldwide citation)

A disposable cassette for mixing an intravenous drug in a vial to a patient includes a liquid inlet for connection to a liquid supply, a first vial spike, a second vial spike and a chamber. The chamber, the first and second vial spikes, and the liquid inlet are in fluid communication with each other ...


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Dean L Kamen, Charles M Grinnell, Marc A Mandro, Dennis Gilbreath, Kevin Grant, Jason A Demers, William T Larkins, Robert Manning, Richard Lanigan: Method and cassette for delivering intravenous drugs. Deka Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, October 15, 2002: US06464667 (69 worldwide citation)

A bedside-pharmacy system for the preparation and delivery of intravenous drugs. The system includes a liquid inlet for connection to a liquid supply, vial receptacles, and a liquid outlet for providing the intravenous drug in mixed, liquid form to the patient. The system may include a chamber havin ...


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Dean L Kamen, Charles M Grinnell, Michael T Bush, Gustavo Y Buhacoff: Constant pressure seating system. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, July 25, 2000: US06092249 (36 worldwide citation)

A cushion system for supporting a body such as a seated person at risk of developing pressure sores. An array of one or more foam members is biased such that each foam member exhibits a substantially constant force per unit area when supporting the body. The bias may be passive, by choice of foam ch ...


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Dean Kamen, Jason A Demers, Dennis Gilbreath, Kevin Lee Grant, Charles M Grinnell, Richard J Lanigan, William T Larkins, Marc A Mandro, Robert Manning: Cassette and method for drug preparation and delivery. DEKA Products Partnership, Marc J Gorayeb, September 21, 2010: US07798997 (17 worldwide citation)

A disposable cassette for mixing a drug in a vial includes a liquid inlet for connection to a liquid supply, a first vial spike, a second vial spike, a chamber and a valve mechanism. The chamber, the first and second vial spikes, and the liquid inlet are in fluid communication with each other. The v ...


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Joseph L Jones, Clara Vu, Paul E Sandin, Charles M Grinnell: Methods and systems for automated transportation of items between variable endpoints. Harvest Automation, Foley Hoag, Rajesh Vallabh, September 29, 2015: US09147173 (6 worldwide citation)

An automated system for transporting items between variable endpoints includes a guidance system for identifying the endpoints and at least one autonomous mobile robot interacting with the guidance system for automatically moving items between the endpoints. The at least one robot is configured to ( ...


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Todd Comins, Larry Gray, Joseph L Jones, Clara Vu, Charles M Grinnell: Emergency stop method and system for autonomous mobile robots. Harvest Automation, Rajesh Vallabh, Foley Hoag, January 20, 2015: US08937410 (4 worldwide citation)

An emergency stop system for an autonomous mobile robot includes a base unit connected to the robot and an element engageable by a user extending from the base unit. The element is movably held by the base unit in an operation mode position. The base unit includes a mechanism for detecting the prese ...