User station for healthcare communication system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8169304
APP PUB NO 20090212925A1
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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, US758

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Collins,, Jr Williams F Columbus, US 31 453
Roehl, Erik Edward Apex, US 2 43
Schuman,, Sr Richard Joseph Cary, US 4 42

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SHENZHEN MINDRAY BIO-MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (5)
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