Today Lincor announced general availability of MediaLINC – its innovative Android-based Patient Engagement solution that delivers a range of education, entertainment and clinical content direct to standard HD TV sets.
“Lincor has already been phenomenally successful in defining point of care patient engagement to bedside smart devices,” comments Dan Byrne, Chairman and CEO, Lincor Solutions. “With MediaLINC we have taken that knowledge and insight to deliver patient engagement to standard hospital TVs.”
“MediaLINC is based on the same proven LINC technology already used in over 130 hospitals around the world to manage the delivery of patient engagement services to specialised bedside smart devices”, explains Jim Blair, Lincor’s CTO and VP Engineering told BeemTech. “With MediaLINC we have developed a brand new intuitive user experience specifically designed for TVs.”
“Many hospitals have already invested in TVs for patient rooms and MediaLINC offers them a way to protect that investment while providing the latest in patient engagement services,” continues Dan Byrne. “We are already seeing an overwhelming interest in this product from Europe and North America. Using TVs to deliver these services helps normalise the hospital experience for patients as it is a familiar and easy to use device. It also allows hospitals to deliver services to public areas and to places with space limitations.”
In addition to access to PDF and video based patient education material, MediaLINC delivers services such as Hospital information, meal ordering and patient surveys alongside access to TV, the Internet, radio, video on demand, audio books, any android application configured for TV and a music library. MediaLINC also supports a range of billing solutions that allow an organisation to easily package and price bundles of content should they wish to use it raise revenue. MediaLINC is also fully localised into a number of languages.
Future releases will include access to hospital clinical systems and a portal to allow patients perform simple tasks such as requesting a glass of water.