FAU Faculty Awarded Patent for Invention

FAU Faculty Awarded Patent for Invention

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued patent number 8,799,017 to FAU faculty for their invention titled “Apparatus and Method for Managing Interaction-Based Services.” The invention is a new software system that manages patient health information gained from nurses' perspectives - such as conversations, observations, and diagnoses - to better improve healthcare to patients. The software was created by FAU Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science faculty Shihong Huang Ph.D., associate professor, Abhijit Pandya, Ph.D., professor, Sam Hsu, Ph.D., professor emeritus and College of Nursing faculty member, Marilyn Parker, R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N., professor emeritus.

Photo from left: Sam Hsu, Ph.D., Shihong Huang Ph.D. and Abhijit Pandya, Ph.D.

Patent Information

November 24, 2014