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 use to access a self-service system. Winthrop will provide patients a digital portal for secure, 24-hour access to electronic medical records, scheduling, billing, registration, and educational materials from any connective device. The patient portal is the core resource that facilitates many of the building’s other technological features and provides data that unifies the efforts of doctors, researchers, and patients to plan and discover the best prevention and treatment options for each illness.

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