Health Mirror announces partnership with Healthcare Information

By Healthcare IT News
11:18 AM
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Health Mirror, LLC, an innovator in targeted multimedia patient education solutions for healthcare delivery systems and physician practices, today announced that it has partnered with Healthcare Information, LLC (HCI), one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of hospital grade smart televisions.  Under the partnership, HCI will provide the Health Mirror solution to its nationwide network of dealers and Health Mirror will market HCI’s Smart TVs in the ambulatory and acute sectors, respectively. 

“We are very pleased to be teaming with HCI to offer our comprehensive patient education solution to their clients and network of dealers” said Joseph Weidner, Jr, MD, president and CEO of Health Mirror. “HCI has one of the largest install bases of hospital TV clients as well as a strong understanding of how important patient education is to healthcare delivery systems. Their deep insight of the hospital TV market, combined with our Health Mirror patient education platform, will create a powerful new enterprise offering” stated Weidner.   

“Health Mirror provides an outstanding complement to our current suite of products” said Rick Pratt, CEO of HCI. “The ability to integrate the Health Mirror platform into the HCI product suite, particularly with our newly released 22” RoomMate Touch Screen Smart TV, will create excellent opportunities for HCI in both the ambulatory and acute spaces” stated Pratt.

Patient engagement, driven by outcomes-based reimbursement, is becoming more and more of a priority in healthcare delivery systems nationwide.  This growing initiative is requiring healthcare providers to secure more efficient and effective patient education solutions as a means of getting patients to take better control of managing their overall health.  The collaboration between Health Mirror and HCI will provide a compelling offering of Health Mirror’s patient education content within HCI’s industry leading technology platform, enabling healthcare delivery systems nationwide to meet the patient engagement initiative.  This single-source enterprise solution will streamline communications and increase operational efficiencies, while, at the same time, provide powerful tools which are critical to meeting industry regulations, increasing the quality of patient care, and enhancing patient satisfaction.

About Health Mirror

Health Mirror provides a comprehensive library of patient education videos from multiple sources, customized to meet a healthcare organization’s preferences and priorities, using standardized vetting for usefulness and take-home points.  The multimedia content is patient specific, targeted according to symptoms, diagnoses, and demographics.   It displays where and when it’s needed on patient’s devices or in the exam room, according to the organization’s workflow and capacity.  Health Mirror reinforces Meaningful Use measures and has demonstrated improvement in clinical quality measures within just 3 months of implementation.  It provides a consistent patient education message across your healthcare enterprise.

About HCI
Healthcare Information, originally Hospital Communications Inc., has been at the forefront of hospital television innovation for over 40 years. Founded in 1970 by a Cincinnati resident and serial tinkerer, Healthcare Information devised the original concept of low voltage televisions on arms for hospital patients.  Today, HCI’s solutions today range from Smart TVs to MediaCare software for remotely administering education, communication, entertainment, and enterprise apps that increase patient satisfaction and enhance productivity of staff.  HCI’s dedication to patients, health systems, and hospitals is reflected in our continuous innovation and technology breakthroughs.