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, US731

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Collins,, Jr Williams F Columbus, US 25 113
Roehl, Erik Edward Apex, US 2 8
Schuman,, Sr Richard Joseph Cary, US 3 6

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5,103,108 Distributed infrared communication system 50 1990
 
DENHOLM ENTERPRISES, INC. (2)
7,263,669 Patient communication method and system 22 2002
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Communication Networks, Inc. (1)
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Saint Margaret Hospital (1)
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EXPEDITOR SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,760,704 Patient tracking system for hospital emergency facility 68 1992
 
EMERGIN, INC. (1)
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GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (9)
5,588,005 Protocol and mechanism for primary and mutter mode communication for asset tracking 113 1995
5,682,139 Railcar location using mutter networks and locomotive transmitter during transit 161 1995
5,686,888 Use of mutter mode in asset tracking for gathering data from cargo sensors 170 1995
5,691,980 Local communication network for power reduction and enhanced reliability in a multiple node tracking system 175 1995
6,640,246 Integrated computerized materials management system 55 1999
6,832,199 Method and apparatus for retrieving service task lists from remotely located medical diagnostic systems and inputting such data into specific locations on a table 39 1999
6,584,454 Method and apparatus for community management in remote system servicing 196 1999
2003/0028,449 Capital equipment on-line configurator interface 27 2001
6,873,884 Computer-equipped mobility device and method of connecting to a network 27 2002
 
Currier; Sam L. (1)
4,833,452 Safety device and method of establishing group communication 44 1987
 
SIEMENS INFUSION SYSTEMS LEGAL DEPARTMENT (1)
5,041,086 Clinical configuration of multimode medication infusion system 142 1987
 
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PIONEER CORPORATION (1)
6,643,238 Method of discriminating disk type and reproducing apparatus thereof 31 2001
 
THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (2)
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J. T. POSEY COMPANY (2)
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SIMPLEXGRINNELL LP (1)
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SHENZHEN MINDRAY BIO-MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (5)
* 8,744,875 Systems and methods for synchronizing data of a patient monitor and a portable sensor module 0 2009
* 2011/0152,629 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SYNCHRONIZING DATA OF A PATIENT MONITOR AND A PORTABLE SENSOR MODULE 5 2009
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HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC. (2)
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8,803,669 User station for healthcare communication system 0 2013
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