LifeMed ID secures payment partner for patient check-in kiosks

JetPay Payment Services, a division of JetPay Corp., and the patient identification company LifeMed ID announced an agreement to process financial and data transactions for LifeMed's patient kiosks. LifeMed's medical services kiosk is designed to streamline hospital and office check-ins,...

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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.

Health assessment kiosks could be health care's missing link

A growing fleet of health care kiosks is gearing up to reach the underserved.

America's 'most wired' hospital amps up interactive IT

A Pennsylvania hospital rolls out interactive video kiosks to improve patient communication.

Self-service health care comes to retail (Commentary)

A Frank Mayer exec discusses the benefits that self-service health care bring to the retail market.

HealthSpot Station checks up on CES (Video)

Telehealth goes high-tech with interactive digital medical devices inside the kiosk.

Airports going DIY: Top kiosk trends of 2012, Pt. II

Airline travel and health care illustrate the spread of self-service in 2012.

Students write prescription for kiosk success

A drug-dispensing kiosk took home top honors at Coinstar Inc.'s February Whiteboard Challenge at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Coinstar, parent company of redbox DVD-rental kiosks and Coinstar coin-counting kiosks, hosted the competition last month to stir...

Hospital patients checking out self-service check ins

The trend toward self-service kiosks in health-care facilities for such uses as patient check-in and wayfinding is on the rise. While health-care organizations value the increased staff efficiency the kiosks deliver, patients can also benefit with added convenience and time...

Finding success in self-service: Kiosk execs discuss 'How to's'

Leaders offer ideas on engaging consumers and partners to launch winning products.

SoloHealth partners to create free healthcare kiosks for Georgia's underserved

Rural communities getting health help through kiosks from the state, SoloHealth and healthcare museum.

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NEWS


Olea to introduce patient check-in kiosk during HIMSS 2014

Olea Kiosks has introduced a patient self-check-in kiosk designed to be fully ADA and HIPAA compliant, according to a company press release. The Cambridge Kiosk does not require an adjustable height mechanism. Instead, the kiosk's peripherals extend forward in order to provide full-front access by wheelchair-bound patients.

QuadraMed patient registration software to run on CTS kiosks

QuadraMed Corporation has signed an agreement with Connected Technology Solutions to bring QuadraMed's point-of-service patient registration solution to the CTS kiosk platform. According to a new release from the companies, the integration of CTS hardware and QuadraMed's enterprise self-service software...

Virginia hospital system turns to patient check-in kiosks

The LewisGale Regional Health System in Virginia has deployed self-service patient check-in kiosks within all four of its hospital emergency rooms, according to an article on southwesttimes.com. The kiosks allow patients to scan their driver's license or type in basic...

CTS, Custom America to exhibit during CETW

Connected Technology Solutions, in conjunction with Custom America, will be exhibiting at the Customer Engagement Technology World tradeshow being held this week in New York City. CTS Kiosk serves a range of clients in the health care space, focusing on...

Toronto hospital pilots patient check-in kiosks

St. Joseph's Health Centre's Ambulatory Care Centre in Toronto has launched a patient check-in kiosk pilot project to increase speed and efficiency, Inside Toronto reported. The kiosk utilizes a patient's health card, which allows access to the country's insured health care services.

UK's National Health Service taps kiosks for interoperability

A number of Trusts within the U.K.'s National Health Service are utilizing self-service kiosks to improve efficiency and reduce costs — all without causing negative effects on frontline patient care, according to an article on european-hospital.com. The Queen Victoria Hospital...

IZ-ON Media partners with HealthCENTER Kiosk Network for digtial signage ad sales

IZ-ON Media (formerly known as Premier Retail Networks, or PRN), a Technicolor company and a global provider of digital place-based media sales and services, and Stayhealthy Inc., a provider of health screening kiosks, recently announced a multiyear agreement making IZ-ON...

HealthSpot kiosk now offering behavioral health services

Medical services offered on the HealthSpot kiosk now include behavioral health, according to medcitynews.com. The company partnered with Netsmart to add the behavioral health support to its network, the article reported. In an interview with MedCity News, HealthSpot CEO Steve...

SoloHealth passes 10-million mark for consumer uses

SoloHealth announced that its SoloHealth Station kiosk surpassed the 10 million mark for consumer use, according data collected since January 2011. The SoloHealth Stations are located in select Walmart, Safeway, Sam's Club and Schnuck's Markets. SoloHealth Founder and CEO Bart...

ScriptCenter kiosk approved for use by US Air Force

Asteres Inc., a provider of 24/7 automated pharmacy kiosks, announced today that it has received Authorization to Operate from the U.S. Air Force Medical Service.

Kiosk helps users create family tree for disease prevention

The Jerry Ryan Center for Prevention and Genetics at Choice Health and Fitness in Grand Forks, N.D., has installed a kiosk where users develop a family health portrait that helps them identify and trace genetic diseases. According to an article...

Elo intros touchcomputer for health care centers

Elo Touch Solutions recently announced its new M-Series VuPoint touchcomputer, a zero-bezel touchscreen and integrated communications and computing platform purpose-built for medical and health care environments. The Elo M-Series VuPoint is designed to deliver patient-centric services such as entertainment, information,...

High stocks for marijuana vending machine

The recent legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington seems to have triggered a trading frenzy for the MedBox, a vending machine-type dispensary of the drug, resulting in stocks soaring a staggering 3,000 percent last week. According to MarketWatch,...

Kentucky health department kiosk targets underprivileged women

The Warren County, Ky., Health Department has introduced the Women's Health Kiosk, aimed to help women who are either unable to, or choose not to, seek medical attention or preventative care, according to an article on wbko.com. The kiosk is...

Hospitals in Myrtle Beach deploy check-in kiosks

The Grand Strand Regional and South Strand Medical Center emergency departments in Myrtle Beach, S.C., now have check-in kiosks available for incoming patients, according to an article on wmbfnews.com. Patients can check in at the kiosks with their driver's license...

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