Oregon retirement community goes high-tech with digital signage


In the Mary's Woods continuing-care retirement community just south of Portland, Oregon, a recent facilities upgrade included the implementation of a digital signage network to improve communication between the facility's visitors, staff and residents, according to an announcement from media player provider BrightSign.


5 for 5: Taxicab digital signage and video walls, menu boards and 9/11

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Digital Signage Today in September, and what we can learn from them.

Digital signage the Rx for chronic boredom

Have a seat in the waiting room: How to cure chronic boredom and generate additional revenue with digital signage.

Digital signage and wonder: 50-foot video wall brings adventure to children's hospital

A Delaware children's hospital today opens up its "Discovery Zone," a 50-foot-wide digital signage video wall featuring gesture interaction for its young patients.

5 for 5: Health care, the future and digital signage 101 on the menu

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Digital Signage Today in August, and what we can learn from them.

In hospitals and digital signage, the media matters

A health care wayfinding expert says installing digital signage wayfinding in hospitals means more than just hanging screens or deploying interactive kiosks.

No more apples: Health care digital signage keeps doctors close

Health care mHealth solutions won't be fully effective until integrated with digital place-based networks, and vice versa.

Digital signage kiosks answer Obamacare questions

Health assessment screens also educating consumers about the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace.

'Most Wired' hospital gets wired for digital signage

A hospital on the cutting edge of health care IT is set to roll out digital signage to improve patient communication.

DSE13: A final digital signage 8

Here are eight key takeaways from this year's Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas.

Display tech powers telehealth kiosk checkups at CES (Video)

Digital signage puts doctors and patients face to face in new health care kiosk.

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Digital Signage Expo announces Apex Award winners

Digital Signage Expo recently announced the independently judged winners of its Apex Installation and Content Awards for 2015.

Zoom lands exclusive digital signage, advertising deal with 24 Hour Fitness

Fitness digital media company Zoom Media today announced an exclusive long-term media and advertising agreement with health club chain 24 Hour Fitness.

Intermedia Touch develops interactive kiosk for Black History Month

The digital signage kiosk provides health facts and other historical facts and information on the African-American culture and diaspora.

Videotel industrial digital signage media players picked by AV distributor for health facilities nationwide

Horton TV has chosen Videotel's HD2600 UL-approved, medical-grade DVD player for its nationwide health care clients in need of looping video content in hospitals, maternity wards, pediatric offices and cancer treatment centers.

Digital signage campaign snaps X-ray selfies

Spanish health insurer partners with JCDecaux to promote its commitment to new technologies with X-ray selfies.

Health care DOOH company, mobile media firm integrating mobile with digital signage ad network

Mobile media solutions provider SITO Mobile Ltd. and digital point-of-care media company Health Media Network have announced a partnership by which Health Media Network will leverage SITO Mobile's mobile media platform to power a national location-based advertising network within physician offices nationwide.

Voice Solutions acquires Digital Clinic International

Voice Solutions has acquired Digital Clinic International LLC, a digital signage company focused on the needs of dental, cosmetic surgery and healthcare clinics. Voice Solutions said the acquisition will allow the company to build upon its commitment to providing unique,...

Health care network uses open API to deliver digital signage to local practices

A health care digital signage network has used BroadSign's open API to create an online client portal aimed at small and medium-sized medical facilities, to deliver its enterprise-level digital signage software platform to local operators, the company announced today.

Digital signage goes in for radiation treatment

Tempe, Ariz.-based digital signage provider NORVISION has deployed its "Skylite" in-ceiling video walll in the radiation treatment rooms at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Ariz., according to a company announcement. The recessed ceiling screens project calming imagery and...

American College of Cardiology partners with health care DOOH network

Point-of-care digital media company Health Media Network and nonprofit medical professional society the American College of Cardiology have formed a strategic partnership that will significantly increase the size of HMN's Cardiology Network while broadening the distribution of the ACC's CardioSmart...

DOOH network Health Media Network doubles footprint with HealthBridge acquisition

Digital point-of-care media company Health Media Network today announced the acquisition of HealthBridge's Patient Education Center business. HealthBridge, a New Jersey-based health care media company and owner of Physician's Weekly, provides physicians and allied healthcare professionals with information to help...

Veterinary DOOH network updates CMS, aims for 5K screens

Veterinary DOOH network PetCARE TV LLC has converted its network of 1,750 screens to BroadSign International LLC's digital signage software platform, according to an announcement from BroadSign. The health care network plans to be situated in 5,000 locations by 2016....

Zytronic touchscreens powering Russian e-health kiosks

Zytronic's touch sensing solutions, based on its proprietary Projected Capacitive Technology, have been incorporated into a large scale deployment of information terminals within the Moscow health care system, according to a company announcement. The company, which provides technologies to optimize...

Scala powering health care digital signage in Croatia

MEDI TV, a digital advertising channel broadcasting to hospitals in the Republic of Croatia, is being powered by Scala digital signage software, according to an announcement from Scala Inc. Created by POS Marketing, MEDI TV provides patients and visitors with...

Canadian pharmacy prescribes digital signage

E Display Inc. has implemented a digital signage solution at Remedy's RX in Calgary, Canada, according to a company announcement. Remedy's RX has multiple pharmacies in Calgary, and is one of the one of the fastest-growing independent pharmacy networks in Canada, according to the the announcement.

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Digital signage in hospitals and other healthcare facilities has many applications, including educating and entertaining patients in the waiting room and providing wayfinding information.