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, US736

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Collins,, Jr Williams F Columbus, US 24 113
Roehl, Erik Edward Apex, US 2 8
Schuman,, Sr Richard Joseph Cary, US 3 6

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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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EMERGIN, INC. (1)
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GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (9)
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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 174 1995
6,640,246 Integrated computerized materials management system 54 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 195 1999
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Currier; Sam L. (1)
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SIEMENS INFUSION SYSTEMS LEGAL DEPARTMENT (1)
5,041,086 Clinical configuration of multimode medication infusion system 140 1987
 
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PIONEER CORPORATION (1)
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THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION (2)
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SHENZHEN MINDRAY BIO-MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (5)
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