Birmingham, AL - June 27, 2011 - Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD), a global leader in providing integrated self-service delivery and security systems and services, and MEDSEEK, the leading provider of enterprise eHealth solutions for hospital systems that give patients, clinicians and administrative staff an optimal 360-degree online experience, have joined to offer healthcare facilities self-service solutions that enable patients to confidently and securely automate appointment scheduling, check-in and co-payments.
"MEDSEEK is very excited to support Diebold's expansion into healthcare," said Shaun Priest, MEDSEEK Senior Vice President of Business Development. "We feel that this is a great opportunity to further our organizations' shared goals of empowering patients to manage their own healthcare and improving the patient experience."
By integrating Diebold's Patient Automated Care Experience (PACE) self-service kiosk with MEDSEEK's virtual patient solution, a healthcare facility can personalize the patient experience upon check-in, and provide a setting similar to what they have enjoyed in other industries such as banking and travel.
"We are pleased to continue leveraging our history of secure, self-service technology to meet patients' growing expectations to access their personal health information," said Dave Byrd, vice president and general manager, healthcare solutions, Diebold. "Our MEDSEEK alliance creates an opportunity to provide patient-centered technologies that securely integrate patient information with the existing systems in use at healthcare organizations".
Diebold, Incorporated is a global leader in providing integrated self-service delivery and security systems and services. Diebold employs more than 16,000 associates with representation in nearly 90 countries worldwide and is headquartered in the Canton, Ohio region, USA. Diebold is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol 'DBD.' For more information, visit the company's website at www.diebold.com.
Since 1996, MEDSEEK has focused exclusively on creating a 360-degree optimal eHealth experience for patients, clinicians and administrative staff by removing traditional integration and communication barriers, workflow roadblocks and redundant processes. Used by more than 800 hospitals, MEDSEEK solutions enable hospitals to execute enterprise-wide strategic objectives by improving quality of care, uncovering new sources of revenue and generating meaningful loyalty among physicians and patients with a low-risk, high-return investment that leverages existing IT investments and infrastructure. For more information, visit www.medseek.com or call 1.888.MEDSEEK.
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