Fujitsu to Lead Symposium About the Benefits of Self-Service Kiosks for
Patient Registration During e-Health 2010


    
    Discussion will Highlight Efficiency, Cost-Reduction and Patient
    Satisfaction Advantages Associated with an Automated Check-In Process;
    Fujitsu to Demonstrate Industry-Leading Med-Serv Patient Kiosk




    
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<p>FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., <span class="xn-chron">May 25</span> /CNW/ -- Fujitsu Frontech <span class="xn-location">North America</span> Inc., a leading supplier of innovative computer products including peripherals, biometric security solutions and digital media solutions, today announced that company executives will lead a symposium entitled "Self-Service Healthcare: Migrate Over 50% of Patients to Kiosks" during e-Health 2010 (May 30-June 2, 2010 at the <span class="xn-location">Vancouver</span> Convention Centre in <span class="xn-location">Vancouver</span>, British Columbia, <span class="xn-location">Canada</span>). The session will focus on the benefits of self-service patient check-in kiosks, including improved service delivery, efficiency and overall patient satisfaction. During the conference, Fujitsu will also demonstrate the Med-Serv Patient Kiosk, the PalmSecure(TM) biometric authentication solution and several of the company's other industry-leading technologies at booth #811.</p>
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<p>"There is a glaring need in the healthcare industry to improve the patient registration process, as patients continue to be frustrated by long lines and privacy concerns while healthcare providers absorb increased administrative costs for data entry, correcting information and other non-value added services," said Josh Napua, vice president of Healthcare Kiosk Solutions, Fujitsu Frontech <span class="xn-location">North America</span>. "Self-service kiosks are the future of the patient registration process. The Fujitsu symposium during e-Health 2010 will showcase how hospitals and clinics can take advantage of innovative technologies to provide a simplified, automated, secure system for increasing patient satisfaction, reducing cost and improving efficiency."</p>
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<p>The Fujitsu symposium will be moderated by <span class="xn-person">Paul Blackburn</span>, senior vice president of Fujitsu America, <span class="xn-location">Canada</span> and will feature <span class="xn-person">Jim Hewitt</span>, CIO of <span class="xn-location">Springfield</span> Clinic and Josh Napua, vice president of Healthcare Kiosk Solutions, Fujitsu Frontech <span class="xn-location">North America</span>. The session will highlight real-world examples of hospitals that are transforming their patient registration process by implementing self-service kiosks. Attendees will learn best practices for achieving a 50-percent patient migration to kiosks and how using innovative technologies like the Fujitsu Med-Serv Patient Kiosk can help healthcare facilities offer more timely patient registration and open the possibilities for private and secure patient access to Electronic Medical Records, billing information and other essential hospital services. The Fujitsu symposium will take place on <span class="xn-chron">Tuesday, June 1, 2010</span> from 10-11 a.m. PT in room 10.</p>
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<p>"Traditional registration processes present numerous challenges to both patients and healthcare facilities -- long wait times, concern about the privacy of sensitive personal information and filling out repetitive paperwork lead to patient frustration. The laborious data entry and error correction increase administrative costs for hospitals and clinics," said Vic Herring, vice president of sales and marketing, Fujitsu Frontech <span class="xn-location">North America</span> Inc. "The Fujitsu Med-Serv Patient Kiosk solves these challenges by providing a fast, user-friendly, secure system for patients while equipping healthcare providers with an automated, simplified check-in system that cost-effectively improves operational efficiencies."</p>
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<p>Developed jointly with Jardogs LLC, founded in 2009 as a subsidiary of <span class="xn-location">Springfield</span> Clinic in <span class="xn-location">Springfield</span>, Ill., and AllScripts, the Fujitsu Med-Serv Patient Kiosk is an open hardware platform that simplifies and automates the patient check-in process at hospitals and healthcare clinics. The Fujitsu Med-Serv solution enables patients to quickly and securely update personal information, order prescription refills and pay outstanding balances, giving them control of the registration process and assuring data accuracy since patients are inputting the information themselves. For healthcare providers, the Fujitsu Med-Serv Patient Kiosk reduces administrative costs, increases efficiency by eliminating redundant data entry, ensures compliance with HIPAA requirements and improves cash flow visibility by integrating with back-end accounting systems. To address potential fraud concerns, the Fujitsu PalmSecure palm vein biometric authentication technology is also offered as an option feature.</p>
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    Symposium         "Self-Service Healthcare: Migrate Over 50% of
     Title:           Patients to Kiosks"
    Participants:    Jim Hewitt, CIO of Springfield Clinic
                      Paul Blackburn, senior vice president of Fujitsu
                      America, Canada
                      Josh Napua, VP of Healthcare Kiosk Solutions,
                      Fujitsu Frontech North America
    Date:            Tuesday, June 1, 2010 from 10-11 a.m. PT
    Event:           e-Health 2010
                      Vancouver Convention Centre (room 10), Vancouver,
    Location:         British Columbia, Canada
    Fujitsu Booth:   #811


    About Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc.

    
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<p>Fujitsu Frontech <span class="xn-location">North America</span> Inc. offers a wide variety of products including retail point of sales terminals, self checkout systems, kiosks, media solutions, palm vein biometric authentication technology, Ethernet switches, RFID tags and bill dispensers -- with sales, service and engineering support throughout the <span class="xn-location">United States</span>. Fujitsu Frontech <span class="xn-location">North America</span> Inc. is headquartered with operations and product development at 25902 Towne Centre Drive, Foothill Ranch, CA. 92610. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or visit us at: <a href="http://www.fujitsufrontechna.com">www.fujitsufrontechna.com</a></p>
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    About Fujitsu Frontech Limited

    
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<p>As part of the Fujitsu Group, Fujitsu Frontech Limited ties people and IT together through the development, manufacture and sale of front-end technology such as ATMs, operation branch, POS and totalizator terminals, and public display devices. Fujitsu Frontech also delivers related software, system integration and outsourcing as part of its total solutions offerings. The company supports the security sector by offering products incorporating Fujitsu's latest palm vein authentication technology, and is actively involved in the development of key technologies in various fields, with a current focus on color electronic paper and RFID systems. For more information, please visit: <a href="http://www.frontech.fujitsu.com/en/">www.frontech.fujitsu.com/en/</a></p>
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<p>Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Statements herein are based on normal operating conditions and are not intended to create any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Fujitsu Frontech <span class="xn-location">North America</span> Inc. reserves the right to modify at any time without notice these statements, our services, products, and their warranty and performance specifications.</p>
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    MEDIA CONTACTS:
    Erin Sun                       Dan Borgasano
    Fujitsu Frontech North
     America Inc.                  Schwartz Communications
    949/855-5543                   781/684-6660
    ffna.pr@us.fujitsu.com         fujitsu@schwartz-pr.com




    

For further information: For further information: Erin Sun of Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., +1-949-855-5543, ffna.pr@us.fujitsu.com; or Dan Borgasano of Schwartz Communications for Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., +1-781-684-6660, fujitsu@schwartz-pr.com Web Site: http://www.fujitsufrontechna.com

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