#dse2010 – NCR Netkey Powers Healthy Advice Networks

Gail Chiasson, North American Editor

Duluth, Georgia-based NCR Corporation announced that Healthy Advice Networks, U.S. leading provider physician office-based health education programs, is using NCR Netkey to power its PracticeWire service.

PracticeWire delivers real-time health content to physicians throughout the nation, via wall-mounted digital screens through wireless broadband.

NCR Netkey provides Healthy Advice Networks with a centralized, Web-based digital content management solution that uses administration tools to schedule and deliver highly-customized educational material directly to physicians. Customizable down to the individual practice level, this content includes late-breaking news, medical information alerts and updates, as well as practice-specific information such as posting standards of care or communicating OSHA/HIPAA guidelines.

“We selected NCR Netkey as it was a highly scalable solution that streamlines content management, allowing our sponsors to directly reach physicians with timely and relevant messages,” says Tom Campbell, executive vice president, Healthy Advice Networks. “It is now a vital enabler of our ability to provide valuable content and highly targeted messages to physicians.”

NCR Netkey has one of the largest in-production and installed digital signage customer bases in the industry. It is proven to be effective and scalable from small installations of just a few dozen screens up to the largest installations with thousands of screens. More than one million people see a sign powered by NCR Netkey each day.

“Digital signage is an ideal medium for communicating in the healthcare industry, which is a very dynamic and fast-paced environment,” says Dusty Lutz, general manager, NCR Netkey. “By delivering highly-relevant and dynamic content, Healthy Advice Networks is helping physicians provide patients with better care and make more informed decisions.”

NCR offers a wide range of solutions for the healthcare industry and is the leader in self-service patient registration, with kiosk, online and mobile solutions that improve the patient experience, revenue cycle and staff efficiency.

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