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

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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.

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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....

Pot payment kiosks cropping up like weeds

Kiosk vendors could grow profits from medical marijuana industry.

A look at the best of the best in kiosks, screenmedia

Annual DSA Industry Excellence Awards honor the best kiosk, mobile and digital signage deployments across all verticals.

The Waiting Dead: Can self-service kiosks prevent the zombie apocalypse? [infographic]

This infographic shows locations where apocalyptic backlogs of warm bodies are commonly found and gives examples of how businesses are using kiosks to combat them.

SoloHealth CEO: 5 marketing trends for 2014

In-store technology is becomming increasingly important to a successful marketing campaign.

In-store health kiosks could make Obamacare understandable

SoloHealth stations are now offering awareness and enrollment information around the new Health Insurance Marketplace.

2013 EPIC UGM show recap

Olea Kiosks Inc. recently attended the 2013 Epic User Group Meeting in Verona, Wisconsin.

CTS' Sandra Nix: An industry lesson on survival and success

The industry veteran and president of CTS has personally experienced the evolution of self-service.

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NEWS


Health kiosks to provide better access to care in Ohio

Telemedicine provider HealthSpot is out to improve health care access in Ohio.

Stanford kiosk prescribes cancer clinical trials

Stanford Cancer Institute has teamed up with SeePoint Technology to come up with a solution that would increase awareness and enrollment in clinical trials.

UC San Diego Health System intros self-service solutions

UC San Diego Health System is partnering with SeePoint, designer and manufacturer of interactive kiosk systems, to overhaul its check-in and vendor management system, according to a press release.

Kiosk network to offer free health assessments

Chicago-based higi and California-based Stayhealthy, both providers of health monitoring solutions, are partnering to build a retail health kiosk network that will operate as higi, according to a higi company announcement. The companies have contracted with health provider, corporate, retail...

Medical marijuana dispenser sprouts up in Denver

Denver is set to get two more marijuana vending kiosks, according to an announcement from American Green, a Tempe, Arizona-based provider of automated marijuana dispensers. The kiosks, called "Zazzz," dispense medical marjiuana and have a system of checks and balances...

Dental clinic kiosks provide security and self-service

San Francisco's University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry has installed patient self-service kiosks at its newest campus, according to an Advanced Kiosks announcement.  The $151 million campus was designed to serve 10,000 patients a year in 10 dental clinics.

Philadelphia kiosk pilot assesses mental health

Philadelphia's Shoprite became the launch site for a new mental health kiosk piloted by the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services, Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation and Family Practice and Counseling Network. The kiosk, placed next to the...

Patient experience captured with Army hospital kiosks

Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg in North Carolina has installed four interactive kiosks in the hospital to solicit paitent feedback, with more expected, the Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer reported.  The kiosks are an attempt by the hospital to reach out to patients and visitors about their hospital experience.

Self-service pacemaker monitor frees up health care staff

Southampton, U.K., pacemaker patients can now monitor their device without the wait, according to Engineering and Technology Magazine. A new mobile monitoring station installed at Bitterne Park Medical Care Center allows patients to have instant pacemaker checkups. The CareLink Express...

Fresh Healthy Vending stock on the rise

After a steady drop in 2014, Fresh Healthy Vending International stock is on the upswing. February saw the end of its $7 per share mark and prices began to tumble, according to Hotstocked.com. The company's stock held ground briefly after...

Outdated phone booth converted to life-saving kiosk

An outdated telephone kiosk in the Northern Ireland-based Kinnego Marina has found a more useful purpose. It now houses an Automated Emergency Defribrillator, courtesy of the British Red Cross and the Craigavon Borough Council, according to a Portadown Times article....

Roche deploys interactive kiosks at Clinical Lab Expo

At today's 2014 Clinical Lab Expo hosted by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Roche unveiled its latest laboratory solutions, according to a company announcement. The Switzerland-based provider of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics introduced in vitro diagnostics products at one of...

Growth in pharmacy automation aided by medical marijuana industry

Last year the pharmacy automation systems market was predicted to grow to $7.8 billion by 2018, having been valued at 4.7 billion globally in 2011. But that market gain of more than 65 percent does not include figures for the...

Fitness kiosk solves 10-year problem for Schreiver Air Force Base

Members of Colorado-based Schreiver Air Force Base fitness center can soon enjoy the aerobics class of their choice with the installation of a new kiosk in the next two weeks, according to the Schreiver Sentinel. The self-service aerobics classes will...

Vending machine dispenses healthy advice and product

A candy-filled vending machine is dispening healthy reminders to customers to brush their teeth.

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