PATIENT MEDIA & APPLICATIONS MEDITEL MEDIA STUDIO


Enhanced Interactive Media

Hôpitel provides interactive services and applications to patients via the Meditel Media Studio user interface throughout the hospital environment. The Meditel Media Studio user interface is quickly setting the standard in the healthcare industry by offering innovative applications and features that have been specifically designed to accommodate a patient’s day-to-day interactive infotainment, communication, education and hospitality needs.

These patient centric multimedia interactive applications are unparalleled in the industry and can be delivered to patients in acute care and long-term healthcare facilities, dialysis units, clinics and hospital environments. Meditel Media Studio drives patient satisfaction and patient empowerment to a whole new level in addition to reducing the anxiety, boredom and stress often associated with a hospital visit or stay.

Usability

The Meditel Media Studio simple intuitive Control Panel, graphical interfaces and menu processes with its easily identifiable icons, descriptive on-screen text prompts, oversized menu keys developed for both Touchscreen and Interactive TV Pillow Speaker remote processing, enables patients to navigate to their desired applications quickly and efficiently. These user-friendly processes help transform patient tasks into an efficient dynamic state-of-the-art patient user experience. The patient media or data content can be viewed on a bedside TV Media terminal. The Meditel Media Studio drives patient satisfaction and patient empowerment to a whole new level in addition to reducing the anxiety, boredom and stress often associated with a Hospital visit or stay while reducing staff involvement.

All Meditel Patient User Interfaces are designed with:

  • Easy to identify elder and child friendly color coded graphic centric piano style quick links on Control Panel provides visual aids for patients for quick selections and increased familiarity with the service options.
  • Verbiage that has been written at par or below a 5th grade reading level to address the health literacy needs of all patients improving patient comprehension and influencing health behaviors
  • Closed Captioning (CC) and subtitling on-demand displaying text on a television providing additional or interpretive information.
  • Random splash screens provide patients calming imagery to promote self-healing and wellbeing resulting in higher patient satisfaction levels.
All Meditel Patient TV Media Terminals and Patient TV Remote Pillow Speakers are manufactured with:

  • Audio levels that can be pre-set to a lower normalized sound for personal listening in a hospital environment to ensure other patients in shared patient rooms will not be disturbed.
  • Audio jacks for headphones that plugs into the audio jacks for private listening.

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Patient TV Media Touchscreen Terminals with Control Panel & Piano Style Color Coded Quick Links
Easy to identify elder and child friendly color coded graphic centric piano style quick links on Control Panel provides visual aids for patients for quick selections and increased familiarity with the service options.
Patient TV Media Footwall Terminals with TV Remote Pillow speaker with Color Coded Quick Links
Easy to identify color coded graphic centric quick links on the TV Remote Pillow Speaker with built-in QWERTY Keyboard and mouse provides visual aids for patients for quick selections and increased familiarity with the service options.

Seamless and Familiar Patient Graphical User Interface Design Patterns Across all its Device Platforms
For patients who may be transferred to different rooms and or Hospitals where there may be different equipment deployed such as the Touchscreen and Large Footwall TV Media Terminals the Hôpitel solution provides a seamless and familiar patient user interface design patterns across all its device platforms. This universal look and feel provides patients a quick understanding of how to navigate the user interface with less learning involvement and enabling them to get to their desired media quicker and easier no matter which Hôpitel display device platform they are using.

Hôpitel’s Meditel Media comprising of infotainment and interactive technologies and services for patients in hospitals can include a wide variety of programming with up to 40 Broadcast cable TV channels and Media via many of the major broadcast stations such as CBC®, CTV®, Global®, ABC®, CBS®, NBC®, Fox®, CNN®, TSN®, RDS®, TVA®, LCN®, VTele®, Teletoon®, YTV® to name a few. Patients can also tune into an extensive variety of broadcasted Internet Radio stations for further music and talk radio content.

Broadcast Infotainment
Hôpitel’s Meditel Media comprising of infotainment and interactive technologies and services for patients in hospitals can include a wide variety of programming with up to 40 Broadcast cable TV channels and Media via many of the major broadcast stations such as CBC®, CTV®, Global®, ABC®, CBS®, NBC®, Fox®, CNN®, TSN®, RDS®, TVA®, LCN®, VTele®, Teletoon®, YTV® to name a few. Patients can also tune into an extensive variety of broadcasted Internet Radio stations for further music and talk radio content.
On-Demand
On-Demand TV, Movies, Music and Audio Books are made available for a patient’s interactive viewing and listening pleasure via Netflix®, YouTube®, 8 Tracks®.
Video Communications & Instant Messaging
Hôpitel’s video communications technology and services for patients in hospitals can support many of the most popular Video Calling and or Video Chat applications directly from the Hôpitel TV Media Terminal using Hôpitel’s integrated PatientCam technology giving the patient the ability to access their personal accounts and contacts on the Video Calling and or Instant Messaging with Video Chat service of their choosing. These VC and IMVC applications may include Google Voice®, Skype®, Twitter®, Google™ Talk, Windows Live® Messenger, Yahoo! ® Messenger, AOL® Messenger and AIM® Chat.

Hôpitel’s communications technology and services for patients in hospitals can include Analogue and or VOIP telephony, and can support many of the most popular Instant Messaging applications directly from the Hôpitel TV Media Terminal giving patients the ability to access their personal IM accounts and contacts on the IM service of their choosing. These IM applications may include Twitter®, Google™ Talk, Windows Live® Messenger, Yahoo! ® Messenger, AOL® Messenger, AIM® Chat etc.

Hôpitel can offer full access to Internet, webmail services and Wi-Fi Hotspot directly through the Hôpitel TV Media Terminal managed by Hôpitel where patients can take their mind off their health conditions and surf the Internet. Providing Internet service is an excellent way for patients and guests to stay connected in a hospital facility making for a far less boring stay for their inpatients and their visitors by providing access to social networking websites such as Facebook®, Twitter®, YouTube®, Instagram®, LinkedIn® etc.
Internet - LAN & Wi-Fi Hotspot
Hôpitel can offer full access to Internet, webmail services and Wi-Fi Hotspot directly through the Hôpitel TV Media Terminal managed by Hôpitel where patients can take their mind off their health conditions and surf the Internet. Providing Internet service is an excellent way for patients and guests to stay connected in a hospital facility making for a far less boring stay for their inpatients and their visitors by providing access to social networking websites such as Facebook®, Twitter®, YouTube®, Instagram®, LinkedIn® etc.
Email
Patients can stay connected with their office, family and friends through their own web email service provider and email address. Supported providers: Gmail®, Hotmail®, Yahoo Mail®, Sympatico®, Videotron®, Rogers®, Shaw® and Telus®
Games
Hôpitel can offer a full suite of patient gaming applications which include a full complement of interactive touch screen parlour and computer games that can help relieve sickbed boredom and keep patients moods upbeat.
Dietary Meal Selections & Snack/Food Ordering
The Hôpitel TV Media Terminal can be used for patients to conveniently order patient hospital meals once the terminal is interfaced to the Hospital dietary system. Hospitals implementing the dietary interface experience an overall increase in patient satisfaction. In some hospitals snack or food items can be ordered for a visiting family member from the food concession vendors providing the hospital an increased revenue opportunity. (Tim Hortons®, Second Cup®, Variety Store, Subway®)
Health Education
Hôpitel can make available to patients On-Demand, On-Schedule or Prescriptive Patient Educational information on the in-room TV Media Terminal in hospitals, on wireless Tablets in clinics and on Computers and Smart Phones in the patient’s home via its cloud based PatientLogix Media Delivery platform for patient awareness and training on disease, self-care and rehabilitation. Each hospital can order and manage its own content from the over 2000 Health Education videos residing on the PatientLogix Media cloud platform to ensure that it is always screened and fully endorsed by its own medical staff prior to any broadcast.

This audio-visual health educational tool is another Hôpitel method of applying technology both within the hospital environment and outside the hospital environment in health education and training in an extremely cost-effective manner. These self-awareness and training applications significantly assist patients in becoming more independent and self-reliant, all of which provides direct results in reducing re-admissions, hospital costs and the burden on nursing human resources to fulfill these ever increasing, and important hospital and patient processes.
Automated Patient Media Service Transfers
Once the Hôpitel system is interfaced with the Hospital ADT system patient bed transfers are automatically tracked in the event the patient is transferred to another room as the rental service follows the patient to the new location without the need for a Hôpitel representative to activate it keeping patients content and entertained with continuous access to infotainment.
Relaxation Videos
The Hôpitel system provides patients with relaxation videos and healing content to enhance their experience and improve outcomes.