Health care Kiosks 101

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From anxiety over test results to anxiousness while sitting in a hospital bed, patients need every tool possible to help relieve stress. One of these tools that can make the process of hospital visits easier are health care kiosks.

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Social entrepreneurs fighting third-world poverty with energy kiosks

With few options, many living in rural Africa and Asia have to rely on unclean water supplies and dirty energy sources, but social entrepreneurs are taking aim at the problem.

Paul Price to keynote Interactive Customer Experience Summit

Paul Price, CEO of marketing technology company Creative Realities, will offer ICX Summit attendees his expert insights and real-world examples for putting the 'wow factor' into the customer experience.

5 for 5: McDonald's, order kiosks, mobile power and health care

The most-read articles on Kiosk Marketplace in November reveal a significant interest in order and patient check-in kiosks, mobile power kiosks, and how self-service is being used to improve sales and customer satisfaction.

How one health care kiosk is changing provider-patient dynamics

KioskMarketplace spoke with Eric Anderson, COO of Clearwave, about his company's Clearwave Kiosk designed for the health care industry, to find out more about its technology for patient self-service.

ADA: Legal and practical advice

With nearly $2 million in damages and fees paid to plaintiffs in the recent Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired v. Redbox Automated Retail LLC settlement, it's important to revisit ADA compliance implications for self-service industries.

24/7 automated pharmacy services to reduce costs and improve employee satisfaction

In 2010, Berkshire Health Systems (BHS) opened their employee pharmacy as part of their comprehensive ‘Wellness at Work’ plan to offer better health services to their 3,500 employees and at the same time save money. BHS realized they needed a convenient yet cost effective way to capture 2nd and 3rd shift employee prescriptions.

Self-service technology doctors up health care, pt. II

Self-service technology, kiosks especially, may be changing the way we access health care and the privacy issues we encounter from the pharmacy desk to the doctor's diagnosis.

Self-service technology doctors up health care, pt. I

Self-service technology, kiosks especially, may be changing the way we access health care and the privacy issues we encounter from the pharmacy desk to the doctor's diagnosis.

Scottish National Health Service checks-in hospital kiosks

Scotland's NHS inks £1 million in contracts for hospital kiosks, software and queue-management digital signage.

Effects of kiosks on the healthcare industry

The new generation of kiosk technology has the power to disrupt our healthcare landscape in a good way, especially at a time when the effects of the Affordable Care Act are already being felt by patients and healthcare providers alike....

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NEWS


Mental health kiosks headed for higher ed

Public mental health screener teaming up with kiosk developer to help colleges and universities enhance their campus communities by helping students screen themselves for mental health issues with self-screening kiosks.

Kiosk company installing infrared BMI kiosks

Wellness kiosk manufacturer Futrex has received approval from the FDA to install several wellness kiosks in Hagerstown, Maryland. These kiosks will utilize infrared technology to give a user on a report on their body mass index.

Health care wayfinding system combines mobile, kiosks and digital signage

STANLEY Healthcare and Connexient have announced a partnership to add Connexient's MediNav Wayfinding solution to STANLEY Healthcare's solution portfolio.

Internet provider invests in telemedicine kiosk company

HealthSpot’s business model is based on connecting patients with doctors through telepresence kiosks. Essentially, the doctor appears on a screen and the patient can utilize devices such as a stethoscope that are mounted to the kiosk. The doctor receives the results remotely.

Intermedia Touch develops interactive kiosk for Black History Month

The digital signage kiosk provides health facts and other historical facts and information on the African-American culture and diaspora.

Adilas, Janefour20 to partner on marijuana kiosks

Adilas said it has completed the integration of POS and various business functions with Janefour20, including rigorous testing to ensure excellent uptime and field reliability.

Diabetes screening kiosk piloted in Canada

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-based Miraculins Inc. announced the start of a pilot program with Lovell Drugs Ltd. and Pear Healthcare Solutions Inc. that will see the placement of the first stand-alone Scout DS diabetes screening kiosks in Lovell's retail pharmacy locations in Ontario beginning in February.

Demand for telehealth kiosks driving rapid growth of automated screening technologies

Transparency Market Research unveiled its "Preventive Healthcare Technologies and Services Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020" report, which valued the market at $72.8 billion in 2013.

BrightBox to host phone charging kiosks at Boston health care conference

Mobile charging kiosk provider Brightbox Inc. is providing its Mark3 Mobile Charging Platform at the 2015 Healthcare Convention and Marketing Summit at the Hyatt Regency Boston.

Authentidate inks agreement for telehealth solutions with Premier

Authentidate Holding Corp. announced that Premier Inc. offered a group purchasing agreement to Authentidate for the supply of telehealth solutions in Premier's Physiological Monitoring Systems category.

Blint Shakes kiosks were born from the failing health of its founder. Now he's Latino Magazine's "Hero of the Month"

When Perez received difficult news from his doctor that his health was in danger, he decided to improve his diet. Perez spent the next two years researching ingredients for protein shakes, eventually developing his "secret recipe."

Denver-based Weigh and Win awards grants for health kiosks to eight nonprofits

Denver-based free community health and wellness program, Weigh and Win, awarded grants to eight Colorado nonprofits to deploy weigh-in kiosks and promote healthy living throughout their communities.

Eyelation kiosks reach nationwide expansion goals

Eyelation, a Chicago area prescription safety eyewear startup that services companies through a self-serve kiosk, announced the company has expanded nationwide within four years of its opening.

Medbox unveils new directors, advisory committee

Founder and majority shareholder P. Vincent Mehdizadeh of Los Angeles-based pharmacy kiosk company Medbox Inc. filed a written consent action with the Securities and Exchange Commission to add four new directors to the company with experience in consulting, technology and security.

Blint Shakes kiosks to deploy in nationwide fitness center locations

Blint Shakes, developers of the automated kiosk that dispenses protein shakes, struck a deal with one of the largest fitness center chains in America to place units in key locations nationwide

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Learn how hospitals and other healthcare facilities are using self-service kiosks to provide a better patient experience and better patient care.