Category Archives: Medical kiosk

Newsletter – Patient Check In Kiosks for Patients and for Staff

Newsletter from our member Touchsource and their patient check-in kiosk. Patient Self Check-In Kiosks from Touchsource: Elevate Your Patient’s Experience and Alleviate Pressure on Staff   asd Why Patient Self Check-In Kiosks from TouchSource… With over 15 years of experience, TouchSource, Inc. is an industry leader in public information and self-service kiosks. We’ve brought that experience to the patient self-check-in… Read More »

HealthSpot assets snapped up by former customer Rite Aid for $1.15M

Retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid has purchased the assets of shuttered telemedicine kiosk company HealthSpot at auction for $1.15 million, according to MedCity News.

Source: mobihealthnews.com

The future of telehealth for Rite Aid is uncertain because the future of Rite Aid is uncertain. Last October Walgreen said they would acquire Rite Aid. But the FTC has not okayed that merger.

 

The merger result would have a 46.5 percent market, compared to CVS’s 30 percent. The FTC recently killed the proposed Staples-Office Depot merger. 

 

Note that Higi, another kiosk company, also works with Rite Aid. Higi is to install +4,000 kiosks to Rite Aid stores — much bigger than company ever had with HealthSpot.

CrossChx debuts Queue electronic check-in for hospitals

Fast-growing Columbus startup CrossChx Inc. this week debuted Queue, a digital check-in system for hospital waiting rooms that reduced wait times by 80 percent at test hospitals. It synchronizes with the company’s system for securely uniting and correcting a patient’s medical records linked to a fingerprint. Next year the company plans a mobile health-data app, all towards creating an “Internet” for health records with each patient serving as an IP address.

Source: www.bizjournals.com