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, US1029

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Collins,, JR Williams F - 36 149
Roehl, Erik Edward - 4 18
Schuman,, SR Richard Joseph - 5 17

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