Patents Assigned to Hospital Communication Systems, Inc.
  • Patent number: 4237344
    Abstract: A rapid response health care communications system for providing rapid and reliable health services to patients located within or outside a health care facility, such as an acute-care hospital, includes personnel locator for identifying both the type and the location of health care personnel, such as doctors, nurses, interns, and the like; and personnel communicating network for communicating with certain of such personnel from a central location to direct them to patient locations where their need is paramount. A patient response communication network is provided for communicating with the patient or with the patient's room from the central location to identify the patient's needs and the personnel required to respond to those needs. A central console at the central location includes a plurality of locator panels, one for each floor of the facility, each of which include indicator lamps for identifying the particular location of the health care personnel within the facility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 1979
    Date of Patent: December 2, 1980
    Assignee: Hospital Communication Systems, Inc.
    Inventor: John R. Moore