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  • CONNEXIENT PARTNERS WITH HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH #GIVINGTUESDAY

    Campaign Designed to Knock Your Socks Off with Compassionate Compression Kits NEW YORK (NOVEMBER 27, 2018) -- Connexient announced today a #GivingTuesday partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health.  On Tuesday, November 27,

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  • RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER PARTNERS WITH CONNEXIENT TO INTEGRATE INDOOR NAVIGATION WITH EPIC’S MYCHART APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING IN THE MYRUSH MOBILE APP

    MyRush Mobile App Will Empower Patients to Navigate Directly to their Appointments Using Connexient’s MediNav and Epic's MyChart Technology NEW YORK (October 22, 2018) -- Connexient announced today a partnership with

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  • CONNEXIENT NAMED AS “COOL VENDOR" BY GARTNER IN REPORT ON LOCATION SERVICES FOR WAYFINDING

    NEW YORK (September 25, 2018) – Connexient is pleased to announce that Gartner, a global research and advisory firm, has named it a “Cool Vendor” in its September, 2018 report “Cool

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  • RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER SELECTS MEDINAV TO SOLVE WAYFINDING CHALLENGES AND ENHANCE PATIENT EXPERIENCE

    Indoor GPS Helps Patients and Visitors Find Their Way Through Rush’s Large Academic Medical Center NEW YORK (July 18, 2018) -- Rush University Medical Center in Chicago announced today that is

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  • UAB Medicine wayfinding app takes you from parking spot to doctor’s office, and everything in between

      Read this story at www.uab.edu/news The UAB News Studio is available for live or taped interviews with UAB experts. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Finding your way to your doctor’s office at

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Campaign Designed to Knock Your Socks Off with Compassionate Compression Kits

NEW YORK (NOVEMBER 27, 2018) -- Connexient announced today a #GivingTuesday partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health.  On Tuesday, November 27, Connexient will deliver over 1,000 compassionate compression kits to patients being treated at Hackensack University Medical Center. The kits include a pair of stylish compression socks, an eye mask and ear plugs packaged in a clear zippered bag.  Compression socks increase circulation, decrease swelling and reduce the risk of blood clots.

(Left to right) Connexient CEO, Mark Green was joined by Hackensack Meridian Health co-CEO, Bob Garret; Hackensack University Medical Center FACHE, President of Population Health at Hackensack Meridian Health, Mark D. Sparta; Vice President Hospitality Services at Hackensack Meridian Health Kunle Modupe and Joe Motta, co-founder and President at Connexient.

“We wanted to do something meaningful for those who won’t be home for the holidays this year,” said Connexient co-founder and president, Joe Motta.  “By giving Hackensack patients compassionate compression kits, we’re hopefully providing comfort during their treatment and recovery.”

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by social media and collaboration. It falls after Black Friday and Cyber Monday and reminds us to get in the holiday spirit by helping our friends, families, colleagues and communities.  

“We are thrilled Connexient thought of us for this #GivingTuesday campaign,” said Peter Hughes, vice president of Strategic Partnerships at Hackensack Meridian Health.  “It’s a great gift for our patients and a nice way to engage our team members to help distribute the compassionate kits. This partnership knocks our socks off.”

Knock your socks off is a saying that can be traced back to 1856 when a newspaper described a flu remedy as defeating the common cold virus by knocking its socks off.  In more recent years, it became a positive phrase meaning that you were impressed or delightfully surprised by something.

About Connexient:  Connexient (www.connexient.com ) provides indoor mapping, navigation and location-based services for Hackensack Meridian Health, among other hospital networks.  Connexient’s MediNav™ patient experience solution provides the world’s most advanced turn-by-turn indoor navigation with popular features like Parking Planner, Find My Car and Meet Me. This innovative technology helps hospitals increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, reduce missed or late appointments and improve HCAHPS scores.

About Hackensack Meridian Health:

Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the largest, most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care.

Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 16 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean counties, which includes three academic medical centers – Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, JFK Medical Center in Edison; two children’s hospitals - Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune; nine community hospitals - Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood; and two rehabilitation hospitals - JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in Edison and Shore Rehabilitation Institute in Brick.

Additionally, the network has more than 450 patient care locations throughout the state which include ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, urgent care centers and physician practice locations. Hackensack Meridian Health has 33,000 team members, and 6,500 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.

The network’s notable distinctions include having one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award for five or more consecutive years, four hospitals among the top 10 in New Jersey by U.S. News and World Report. Other honors include consistently achieving Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recipient of the John M. Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety and Quality from The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, a six-time recipient of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” one of the “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” in the nation, and the number one “Best Place to Work for Women.” The network was also named to Becker’s Healthcare’s “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare/2018” list.

Hackensack Meridian Health partnered with Seton Hall University to launch the first private medical school in New Jersey – Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University - in more than 50 years to address a growing shortage of physicians and dramatic changes in health care delivery. Additionally, the network partnered with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer to find more cures for cancer faster while ensuring that patients have access to the highest quality, most individualized cancer care when and where they need it. Hackensack Meridian Health and Carrier Clinic, New Jersey’s oldest and most respected behavioral health provider, signed a definitive agreement to merge.

Hackensack Meridian Health is a member of AllSpire Health Partners, an interstate consortium of leading health systems, to focus on the sharing of best practices in clinical care and achieving efficiencies.


For additional information, please visit www.HackensackMeridianHealth.org.

MyRush Mobile App Will Empower Patients to Navigate Directly to their Appointments Using Connexient’s MediNav and Epic's MyChart Technology

NEW YORK (October 22, 2018) -- Connexient announced today a partnership with Rush University Medical Center in Chicago to integrate the MediNav™ solution with the MyRush Mobile app; a mobile app for patients powered by Epic’s MyChart. Rush is the first Connexient customer that will combine Indoor GPS with appointment scheduling in MyChart.

MediNav provides the world’s most advanced turn-by-turn indoor navigation with popular features like Parking Planner, Find My Car and Meet Me.  MyChart gives users access to lab results, appointment information, current medications, immunization history, and more on their mobile device. 

“Healthcare consumers today demand excellence in patient experience,” said Dr. Shafiq Rab, Rush’s CIO. “They expect convenience and digital assistance throughout their patient journey.  By weaving together indoor navigation and location services with MyChart’s capabilities, we are providing the patient with the easy to use tools to not only find their way to appointments, but to be their own advocates upon arrival. These are just the first steps Rush is taking to enhance the patient experience and improve our workflows”

“Dr. Rab’s leadership and vision for innovation is an important force in the transformation of healthcare,” added Mark Green, Connexient Co-Founder & CEO.  “Rush’s world-class design and development team has created a single seamless experience for their patients. While we have anticipated this type of integration, we need partners like Rush University Medical Center and Epic to make it a reality.”

About Rush

Rush is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the patients and the diverse communities it serves with nationally recognized health care, education, research and a commitment to community partnerships. The Rush system comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College.

About Connexient: Connexient (www.connexient.com) provides indoor mapping, navigation and location-based services for enterprises with large, complex buildings and campuses. The MediNavTM Navigator Edition Patient Experience solution helps hospitals and health care networks increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, reduce missed or late appointments, and improve HCAHPS scores.

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Epic and MyChart are registered trademarks of Epic Systems Corporation

NEW YORK (September 25, 2018) – Connexient is pleased to announce that Gartner, a global research and advisory firm, has named it a “Cool Vendor” in its September, 2018 report “Cool Vendors in Location Services for Wayfinding.”  The report highlights interesting, new companies that are providing solutions for Digital Wayfinding and Location Services in large complex buildings and campuses.

Gartner Analyst, Tim Zimmerman advises Infrastructure & Operation leaders “should evaluate new and innovative technologies that don’t require any interaction with the enterprise infrastructure, while providing navigational guidance to anyone that needs to get to his or her destination. The ability to integrate different location services, provides infrastructure flexibility, and the hands-free implementation capabilities of managed services or expertise of professional service offerings makes it easier for organizations to deploy wayfinding solutions.”

“With over 50 hospital clients and 10 strategic partnerships, Connexient is driving innovation and ROI with digital wayfinding and enterprise indoor navigation services in healthcare,” said CEO and Co-founder, Mark Green.  “Furthermore, our recent Series A funding from Riverside Capital enables us to scale our sales and support resources to continue growing in the healthcare space.   Our strategic relationships with Pole Star, Mist, Sonitor and CenTrak allow MediNav to use a diverse set of location services infrastructure providers, ensuring that we are in alignment with our clients smart building & IOT technology strategies.”

“We are grateful to receive this recognition from Gartner” said Geoff Halstead, Connexient’s Chief Product Officer.   “Our Navigator Edition v3 features the world’s most robust and intuitive turn-by-turn indoor navigation - with voice guidance, audio prompts, and off-route notification - that we have proven works at scale in very large and complex facilities and campuses.   It is packed with cool features such as Parking Planner and My Car Saver, which solve the real world pain points of users -  and ‘Meet Me’ - which makes meeting up with family and friends easy because either the user’s current location or a common destination can be shared.” 

More than just a mobile application, the MediNav SDK enables indoor maps, navigation and location services to be integrated with enterprise Patient Experience applications, as well as other concierge services, such as parking applications to assure the closest parking spot to the client destination, or with valet services to have the car ready when the driver arrives.  
 

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About Connexient:

Connexient (www.connexient.com) provides innovative Indoor Mapping, Navigation and Location-based Services to hospitals and healthcare networks with large, complex buildings and campuses. The MediNavTM Navigator Edition Patient Experience solution helps to increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, reduce missed or late appointments and improve HCAHPS scores.

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