US Patent No: 8,169,304

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User station for healthcare communication system

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A user station configurable for use in a healthcare communication system, such as a nurse call system, is provided.

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HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC.BATESVILLE, IN, US982

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Collins,, JR Williams F - 29 96
Roehl, Erik Edward - 4 8
Schuman,, SR Richard Joseph - 4 8

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