Patient Solutions

Winthrop leads the way for the ‘Smart’ Hospital

Healthcare Design Magazine names Winthrop Hospital in the Best of 2014: How to Design a ‘Smart’ Hospital. To solve bottlenecks at central registration, Winthrop is implementing patient kiosks and an online portal, offering the added advantage of introducing patients to digital connectivity. A patient kiosk offers a convenient, on-site method of interface that patients can […]

Northrop Grumman Wins NIH Bioinformatics Resource Center Virus Contract To Support NIH

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has selected Northup Grumman Corporation to head a team for the Bioinformatics Resource Centers for Infectious Disease contract. The award is a follow-on to the Virus Pathogen Resource Influenza Research Database BRC contract. Vecna continues its 5-year support of the project by helping develop an integrated bioinformatics […]

Nebraska Welcomes VetLink Kiosks to VA Medical Centers

Veterans are responding as the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System is opening 28 new VetLink check-in kiosks at the VA Medical Center in Omaha. Twenty more at VA clinics in Bellevue, Lincoln and Grand Island, Nebraska, and Shenandoah, Iowa, will follow in the next three weeks. A patient can check in for an appointment […]

InformationWeek highlights the VA’s innovative use of Vecna’s Vitals Chair

In an article entitled VA implements waiting room ‘Smart Chairs’, InformationWeek explained how Mike Davis, Director of Veterans Point of Service for the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs plans to pilot Vecna’s Vitals Chairs as an innovative patient engagement tool. The Vitals Chairs will support patient-facing roles by allowing clinicians to focus on higher-level responsibilities. […]

KREX TV Airs Veteran Response to VetLink Registration Kiosks

News Channel 5 of Grand Junction, Colorado showcased VetLink, the Veteran’s Administration’s onsite registration solution. Veterans who were interviewed at Grand Junction’s Veteran’s Administration Medical Center commented on how simple the system is to learn and operate. The system is keeping the VA current with healthcare trends across country. VetLink is powered by Vecna’s Patient […]

InformationWeek Presents Kiosks as Co-Pay Collection Solution

InformationWeek Healthcare highlighted kiosks as one way to improve co-pay collection. In this article, Sharp Healthcare, who initially adopted kiosks as a patient engagement solution, shared the surprising success of using onsite registration kiosks for collecting copays and past due invoices. Read the full article here.

KTVN Announces VetLink Kiosks at VA Sierra Nevada

The Veteran’s Administration Medical Center at Sierra Nevada announced how they are using VetLink to streamline appointment check-ins and demographics updates.  VetLink is powered by Vecna’s Patient Information Exchange platform and is deployed to VA Medical Centers and Community Based Outreach Centers nationwide. Read full article here.  

Jibestream Allies with Vecna to Improve the Patient Experience with Intelligent Wayfinding

Jibestream, a thought leader in developing wayfinding platforms for healthcare facilities and other major public venues, and Vecna, an innovator in patient engagement solutions, today announced a strategic partnership that guides patients throughout the entire patient engagement continuum from pre-registration to on-site location wayfinding.

Healthcare Informatics Highlights Self-Service as part of Healthcare’s”E-Revolution”

Healthcare Informatics explains how New Mexico Orthopaedics is using Vecna’s Patient Information Exchange survey application to automate clinical intake. New Mexico Orthopaedics’ Director of Information Systems James Jones explains how the patient self-service platform has eliminated paperwork, improved patient satisfaction, reduced costs, and helped NMO meet Meaningful Use requirements. Read the full article.

Vecna Medical Attends Annual Meeting of HFMA Maine Chapter

CAMBRIDGE, MA – On September 13 and 14, 2012, Vecna Medical will participate in the Annual Meeting of the Maine Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). The meeting will take place at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, ME, and will include both presentation and exhibition sessions.

Vecna’s Solutions Meet Needs of All Patients through 508 Compliance

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Vecna Medical is pleased to announce that our patient self-service kiosks have achieved 508 compliance and are now accessible to all patients. These newly compliant kiosks will debut at the Blinded Veterans Association 67th National Convention, which will take place August 20-23 in Galveston, TX. This achievement, which is the culmination of […]

New Mexico Orthopaedics Chooses Vecna’s Patient Self-Service Solutions

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the New Mexico Orthopaedics (NMO) group provides specialized care and rehabilitation for musculoskeletal injuries and pain. NMO is currently undergoing what James D. Jones, Director of Healthcare Information Systems, has called “a major systems transformation.”

To Celebrate National Nurses Week, Vecna Recognizes Jenn Cook, RN

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Each year from May 6 to May 12, the American Nurses Association celebrates National Nurses Week to recognize nursing professionals across the country for their roles as advocates, leaders, and care-givers. National Nurses Week falls between National Nurses Day (May 6) and the birthday of Florence Nightingale (May 12). Vecna Medical is […]

Team Members Attend 38th Annual NAHAM Conference in San Diego

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Vecna Medical will exhibit its cutting-edge patient self-service solutions at the annual National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM) educational conference and expo in San Diego, California, on May 8-11, 2012. This year’s conference will address patient access and the revenue cycle. The optimizing potential of Vecna Medical’s solutions perfectly position these […]

Vecna Medical Participates in APIC North Carolina Chapter Meeting

CAMBRIDGE, MA – On March 30, Vecna Medical will attend the North Carolina Chapter of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Spring Conference. This year, the conference focuses on National Health Safety Network (NHSN) reporting. Vecna will demonstrate to conference attendees the efficacy and efficiency of the NHSN reporting capability available […]