Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management

  • US 7,840,420 B2
  • Filed: 04/26/2010
  • Issued: 11/23/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/16/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method for monitoring a group of patients having a health condition via a computer system, said method comprising:

  • generating and displaying a chart via a display, said chart having a plurality of data points, wherein each of said data points represents one corresponding patient and indicates at least one value for the one corresponding patient, each data point including an icon, the at least one value being based upon a corresponding set of measurements related to a health condition;

    receiving a user input, the user input selecting a data point from the plurality of data points, the data point being associated with a selected patient;

    correlating the user-selected data point with patient data for the selected patient associated with the user-selected data point, the patient data including one of;

    an electronic mail address associated with the selected patient and a telephone number associated with the selected patient; and

    transmitting a communication to the selected patient, wherein said communication is transmitted to the selected patient via one of;

    an electronic mail message and a telephone message,wherein the system allows the user to monitor the health condition of the plurality of patients via said chart displayed by said system and to proactively iniate said communication with the selected patient via the system by providing said user input to the system.

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