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Siemens, NCR Teaming up to Offer Check-in Kiosk

July 17, 2008
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Malvern, Pa.-based Siemens Healthcare and Dayton, Ohio-based NCR Corporation are partnering to offer NCR MediKiosk, a self-service check-in solution.

According to the companies, the solution will allow patients to identify themselves upon arrival at the facility, view and confirm demographic and insurance information, electronically sign consent documents and make co-payments. The technology is designed to help healthcare organizations streamline the patient registration process, shorten wait times and reduce administrative costs by eliminating steps such as signature capture and forms scanning, and minimizing paper use, say the companies.

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