SoloHealth Station Surpasses 20-Million Mark For Total Consumer Engagements
Gail Chiasson, North American Editor
Atlanta, Georgia-based SoloHealth, a consumer-driven healthcare technology company, announced that its SoloHealth Station consumer health and wellness kiosk has surpassed the 20-million mark for consumer engagements, pacing 10 million users per quarter and projecting 40 million per year.
Texas, Florida, California, Georgia and North Carolina are leading all states in consumer engagement and usage. Company management says that consumer interactions are climbing literally by the minute.
SoloHealth Stations are currently located in more than 3,000 retail locations, including select Walmart, Safeway, Sam’s Club and Schnuck’s Markets. The SoloHealth Station’s nationwide network gives consumers, health plan providers, and employers a unique, self-service technology to better manage and maximize healthcare and wellness.
Regarding the fact that SoloHealth Stations offer millions of Americans a healthcare access platform that delivers free health and wellness services, tools and information in convenient retail locations nationwide, Bart Foster, CEO and founder of the company says, “We are now within driving distance of 79% of the U.S. population, which shows the scale and reach of the Station across the nation. As we grow, we are exploring many new ways we can leverage our versatile platform to continue to help better our nation’s health and healthcare system, especially as the country prepares for the Affordable Care Act rollout.”
Among the statistics compiled by SoloHealth are:
- 110,000 – Approximate number of users per day nationwide;
- 4.5 mins. – Average number of minutes each consumer spends per session with the kiosk;
- 3,000 – Current number of SoloHealth Stations in market;
- 5,500 – Estimated number of SoloHealth Stations to be in market by early 2014.
The SoloHealth Station is a healthcare access platform for consumers providing screenings for vision, blood pressure, weight, and body mass index, a symptom checker as well as an overall health risk assessment free of charge. The Station also connects consumers to local professionals through their databases, helping people enter the most appropriate and accurate point in the health care system. Additionally, the Station can serve as a valuable resource to provide health and wellness information and services, offering a convenient, user-friendly platform to make health information and data easy to access, inform, store and share.
The Station offers highly personalized, targeted and interactive opportunities for consumers, advertisers and retailers by placing kiosks in high-traffic retail locations and offering integration across a multi-platform ecosystem complete with digital signage, Internet and mobile. The SoloHealth Station is backed by technology that allows for flexibility to make changes remotely and quickly so the company can continue to expand the services offered to consumers and advertising partners.