5 Ways Healthcare Kiosks Are Coming to the Aid of Healthcare

In the past couple of years, the healthcare industry has grown to a total value of over $3 trillion. While revenues are up with millions of additional people seeking treatment, the influx of new patients is putting a strain on efficiency for many medical providers.

According to one report, better utilization of self-service technologies and the digitization of medical records can help medical organizations gain billions of revenue dollars over the next decade. As a result, many innovative healthcare administrators are turning to healthcare kiosks to help accelerate the transition toward stronger security, greater efficiency and higher patient satisfaction.

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Why Restaurant Kiosks Work for Customers and Owners

Happy days for Happy Meals are here again.

In fact, not only is McDonald’s rebounding nicely, the news is good for competitors as well. One report predicts QSR and fast casual brands combined will super-size by 5 percent compared to last year’s numbers, ringing up a juicy $233 billion in sales in 2017. As CEOs exhale a sigh of relief and let their belts out a notch, many are turning to self-service restaurant kiosks to help sustain the growth, trying to satisfy the growing customer appetite for digital, customizable and efficient service.

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Digital Signage Expo 2017: Two Roads Converging

The following perspective on DSE 2017 was written by Craig Keefner, a manager at Olea Kiosks and the founder of the Kiosk Industry Group. I have been in the kiosk industry for 25 years, and over that quarter of a century I’ve attended more than my fair share of tradeshows and other events. Most of […]

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The Top Three Trends in Self-Service Banking

To secure a larger market share, financial industry leaders are searching for new ways to build brand identity and educate potential customers about their latest offerings. In an annual survey of 760 financial institutions, 54 percent of respondents said the most important focus for 2017 was to make the customer journey easier and more straightforward. […]

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4 Tips for Effective Casino Loyalty Programs

For many decision-makers in the gaming industry, loyalty programs are the backbone of an effective marketing communications strategy. In fact, one national casino brand generates over $6 billion annually from its loyalty program alone, communicating to customers so effectively that it has been able to cut its conventional marketing budget by half. Plus, through the […]

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Press Release: Olea Kiosks Dominates Innovation Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Self-service leader in healthcare, gaming and other verticals is top vote-getter in multiple categories in KioskMarketplace.com competition. Olea Kiosks has dominated the inaugural Most Innovative Kiosk Awards. Industry news and information leader KioskMarketplace.com held the competition to determine the most innovative kiosks in eight deployment categories. The results were announced earlier today, March […]

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Healthcare Kiosks Can Help Relieve Administrative Headaches

 When healthcare providers search for new ways to grow their bottom line, they often start by looking for new ways to cut administrative costs.  Per one study, U.S. hospitals spend roughly 25 percent of their budget on administrative expenses annually, and many organizations are reducing costs and improving the patient experience by using healthcare kiosks […]

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Press Release: Olea to Debut New Patient Check-In Kiosks at HIMSS 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Olea Kiosks has announced it will launch an all-new line of healthcare kiosks at HIMSS 2017 next week in Orlando, Fla. The company’s healthcare kiosks have completed millions of patient check-ins across the U.S. for leaders such as Kaiser-Permanente, Cedars-Sinai, BlueCross BlueShield and others. “Healthcare is very important to us,” said Frank […]

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Healthcare Kiosks Enhance Security, Privacy

At no other time do people more highly value security and privacy than when it comes to their healthcare. Sensitive, sometimes embarrassing medical conditions in the same milieu with co-pays, deductibles, minimum payments and more create a situation where people can be very guarded about their personal information. HIPAA laws, of course, bear this out. […]

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Healthcare Kiosks Improve the Check-In Process

The most critical parts of any trip to a healthcare provider are the treatment and the check-in process that puts the patient in queue to be seen. Often, those needing to see a doctor or undergo tests are ill or in a state of stress in anticipation of the exam or procedure. That means the […]

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Healthcare Kiosks Collect More Revenue

What do French fries and co-pays have in common? Kiosks can have a meaningful effect on them both. QSRs and fast casual restaurants quickly learned that kiosks were far better at up-selling than people were. Why? Because kiosks can be programmed to ask for the order every time with every customer. Likewise, healthcare facilities have […]

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Healthcare Kiosks Improve the Patient Experience

Now that some Affordable Care Act payments are tied to patient satisfaction scores, facilities have the most concrete evidence yet that the way someone is treated and the frustrations he encounters during the care path matter. Customers in every kind of business are less loyal and more mobile than ever before, and abundant online access […]

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Healthcare Kiosks: Your Rx for Keeping Patient Records Safe

Throughout medical history, physicians have followed the ethical guidelines of the Hippocratic oath, which includes the solemn promise to keep patient information strictly confidential. This commitment to privacy has become tougher as healthcare providers have begun to modernize through digitization, and healthcare kiosks can play a key role in helping IT departments keep sensitive information […]

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Kiosks and the Emergence of the Smarter City

People are returning to cities in such large numbers, the 2010s are being called the ‘decade of the city.’ In this Olea exclusive white paper, we look at how self-service kiosks and digital signage are helping officials make it easier for them to travel, find their way around and even keep one another safe. Download “Kiosks […]

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Bet on Kiosks as Part of Your Enhanced Casino Loyalty Program

Excellent guest service has long been a hallmark of a successful casino brand, and as the industry continues to grapple with increased competition among casinos and a changing demography, it is now more important than ever for high standards to be met and challenged. While it’s true that guests still visit their first-rate golf courses, […]

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Retail Kiosks: A One-Stop Shop for Business Benefits

As brick and mortar retail stores throughout the world increasingly find themselves competing with ecommerce vendors for product sales, it’s more important than ever for them to win over walk-in customers. In order to help maximize revenue generated from foot traffic, many retail store owners are boosting their customer bases and scoring repeat business by […]

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