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NEW YORK (February 23, 2016) -- Mark Green, CEO and Co-Founder of Connexient announced today that NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, based in Queens, NY, is launching Connexient's MediNav™ Digital Wayfinding and Patient Experience solution on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. MediNav™ provides patients, visitors and staff with compelling Indoor Maps, Indoor GPS, Turn-by-Turn directions, and Location-based Content. MediNav™ is a native application for iPhone and Android smartphones, as well as a unique in-hospital kiosk solution for arriving visitors and patients.
“After reviewing a number of solutions, we unanimously decided to go with Connexient’s superior indoor mapping platform,” said Dimitra Limperopoulos, Associate Director of Operations at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst. “Connexient has a strong vision and roadmap to integrate and extend the benefits of Indoor Mapping and Location-based Services across the hos-pital network.”
“We are thrilled at the opportunity to enhance NYC Health + Hospital/Elmhurst’s Patient Experience,” said Green. “MediNavTM will provide Elmhurst patients and visitors with a compelling Wayfinding experience, with the use of ‘Near 3D’ Indoor Maps and Turn-by-Turn directions to any destination inside the hospital. Connexient’s API will also ensure that over time Elmhurst can integrate their Indoor Maps and Location-based Services into other applications and IT infrastructure.”
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Connexient is dedicated to creating innovative Indoor Mapping, Digital Wayfinding and Indoor Location-based Services Solutions for healthcare and other enterprise verticals to improve the patient and visitor experience, increase staff and operational productivity, and reduce costs. For more information go to www.connexient.com.
HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER AND CONNEXIENT PARTNER TO DRIVE INNOVATION, TRANSFORMATION AND ENTERPRISE ROI WITH INDOOR NAVIGATION, LOCATION-BASED SERVICES AND GOOGLE’S PROJECT TANGO
NEW YORK, NY and HACKENSACK, NJ (February 23, 2016) -- Connexient and Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC), based in Hackensack, NJ, announced today a partnership to drive innovation, transformation and Enterprise ROI in Healthcare that will encompass two tracks:
Powered by Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Beacons and sophisticated handset sensor fusion technology, MediNavTM Navigator v. 2.0 features the world’s most advanced, true turn-by-turn indoor navigation and rich location-based features that users have come to expect from Google or Apple in the “outdoor” world. HackensackUMC will leverage the Connexient API + SDK to integrate MediNav maps, routing, directions and navigation into the new HackensackUMC mobile app patient engagement mobile application, Web site and patient portal.
A focal point for Connexient and HackensackUMC will be to develop and pioneer an innovative "Airline Check-in Model" for patient experience where digital wayfinding, navigation and location services are integrated with appointment scheduling and patient flow solutions. When fully deployed, this model will bring multiple benefits to HackensackUMC and its patients:
Connexient and HackensackUMC will partner in a second track to develop first a prototype and then pilot a mobile application built on Google’s revolutionary Project Tango platform with two vectors:
Dr. Shafiq Rab, HackensackUMC’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer stated, “At Hackensack University Medical Center, we are dedicated to healthcare transformation and continuous improvement of the patient experience. We see Indoor Navigation and Location-based Services as a key to solving the challenges patients, visitors – and even team members – face in getting through a large, complex facility such as ours. Our work together with Google’s Project Tango will further push this envelope of innovation with a truly revolutionary leap forward in how mobile devices can understand and interact with the world around them.”
“Our partnership with HackensackUMC is an extraordinary moment and milestone for our company,” commented Mark Green, Connexient CEO and Co-Founder. “In Dr. Rab and HackensackUMC, we have found a shared philosophy and commitment to using digital technology not just to innovate, but to create breakthrough improvements that deliver real value to users and organizations. We are confident that our collaboration will do just that for HackensackUMC and set a new bar for the industry in the area of Indoor Navigation and Location-based Services.”
Connexient (www.connexient.com) provides innovative Indoor Navigation and Location-Based Services (LBS) Solutions for Enterprises with large, complex buildings and campuses. The MediNavTM Navigator Edition Patient Experience solution helps hospitals and healthcare networks to increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, reduce missed or late appointments and improve HCAHPS scores. To learn more, visit:
Hackensack University Medical Center HackensackUMC, a 775- bed nonprofit teaching and research hospital located in Bergen County, NJ, is the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in the state. Founded in 1888 as the county’s first hospital, it is the flagship hospital of Hackensack University Health Network, one of the largest health networks in the state comprised of 1,717 beds, more than 10,000 team members and 3,300 credentialed physicians. HackensackUMC was listed as the number one hospital in New Jersey in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 Best Hospital rankings maintaining its place atop the NJ rankings since the rating system was introduced. It was also named one of the top four New York Metro Area hospitals. HackensackUMC is the only hospital in New Jersey, New York and New England to be named one of Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals™ nine consecutive years, and receive the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ 13 years in a row. The medical center is one of the top 25 green hospitals in the country according to Practice Greenhealth, and received 24 Gold Seals of Approval™ by The Joint Commission – more than any other hospital in the country. It was the first hospital in New Jersey and second in the nation to become a Magnet® recognized hospital for nursing excellence; receiving its fifth consecutive designation in 2014. HackensackUMC has created an entire campus of award-winning care, including: the John Theurer Cancer Center; the Heart & Vascular Hospital; and the Sarkis and Siran Gabrellian Women’s and Children’s Pavilion, which houses the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital and Donna A. Sanzari Women’s Hospital, which was designed with The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center and listed on the Green Guide’s list of Top 10 Green Hospitals in the U.S. HackensackUMC is the Hometown Hospital of the New York Giants and the New York Red Bulls and is Official Medical Services Provider to The Barclays PGA Golf Tournament. It remains committed to its community through fundraising and community events. To learn more, visit:
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Los Altos, CA & New York, NY, October 27th 2015 - Connexient and Polestar USA announced today a partnership agreement to accelerate their technical and business collaboration to deliver best-ofbreed Indoor Navigation and Location-based Services solutions for enterprises with large, complex facilities. The agreement is a product of the marketplace success of their joint solution in North America and Canada, with over 15 major medical centers now in deployment with Connexient’s MediNav solution, powered by Polestar Indoor Location technology.
Pole Star’s technology offers several level of services through a unique SDK and several APIs, aiming at partners and integrators to develop the service layers on top of the Pole Star technology (Blue Dot/Indoor Positioning, Wayfinding, Micro Location/precise Geo-fencing, Indoor Location Analytics for Business Intelligence).
Connexient has integrated Pole Star technology into its MediNavTM Navigator v. 2.0 Edition, the most advanced indoor navigation mobile application available, with rich features that users have come to expect from Google or Apple in the “outdoor” world:
In addition to Connexient’s deployments in the US and Canada, the two companies are working on the deployment of the solution in South America, Europe and the Middle East.
Pole Star USA is a fully owned subsidiary of Pole Star. Pole Star, founded in 2002 and based in Europe and the United States, is the pioneer and world leader in indoor location. Pole Star’s mission is to deliver high performance and complete range of indoor location services for venue owners and mobile solution providers Covering over 100 million square feet of indoor areas in more than 45 countries. Pole Star has an impressive customer portfolio along with a trusted partner network that have been trained to support and integrate the NAO Campus ® technology in their global offerings, which can now be done quickly and affordably using Pole Star’s patented and revolutionary Cloudbased indoor location service. Pole Star delivers SDK to its partners enabling an easy integration into mobile app and APIs offering several level of services from the “Blue dot” and Indoor Positioning to Real time Indoor Location Analytics through precise geofencing and proximity detection. This complete range of indoor location solutions revolutionizes relationships between venue owners, and consumers or visitors allowing them to interact at each point during their visit.
Connexient (www.connexient.com) provides innovative Indoor Navigation and Location-Based Services (LBS) Solutions for enterprises with large, complex buildings and campuses. The MediNavTM Navigator Edition Patient Experience solution helps hospitals and healthcare networks to increase customer satisfaction and loyalty, reduce missed or late appointments and improve HCAHPS scores.
More than just a mobile app, Connexient’s mission and vision us to location-enable the Enterprise. The Connexient API + SDK enables its clients to integrate its rich, navigation quality indoor maps and location services across Enterprise IT for asset tracking, operational intelligence and workflow, security and more, with use cases that bring compelling value to users and direct ROI in capturing lost revenue, reducing costs and increasing efficiency.
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