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eVideon and E Ink Partner to Facilitate Energy-Efficient and Patient-Friendly Digital Whiteboards for Hospitals



Environmentally Conscious Collaboration Combines eVideon's Patient Engagement Technologies with E Ink's ePaper Capabilities to Improve Patient Experience

GRAND RAPIDS, MI, UNITED STATES - Jun 23, 2020 - eVideon, a leader in interactive patient engagement and digital workflow solutions, today announced a strategic alliance with E Ink Holdings, "E Ink", the leading innovator of electronic ink technology. The partnership combines the market-leading capabilities of both companies to provide hospitals with energy-efficient Whiteboards and Digital Patient Door Displays using Digital Paper by E Ink that can be powered by batteries or power over Ethernet (PoE), and eliminate the emission of unwanted blue light. This offering will be particularly beneficial for patients who prefer sleeping in a dark environment, ultimately providing them a more pleasant hospital stay.

 

“Many patients struggle to fall asleep and stay asleep in a hospital room due to the many competing distractions, and one of the biggest disturbances is light,” said Jeff Fallon, CEO, eVideon. “We are excited about our partnership with E Ink to offer customizable low power Whiteboards that do not emit unwanted light which can help make the patient’s stay as comfortable as possible.”

 

eVideon’s Digital Whiteboard technology helps patients and staff navigate the hospital and stay informed, and can be fully customized based on the needs of the organization to include content like educational videos, important updates, patient services and more. Digital Patient Door Displays are mounted outside the patient’s door and are integrated with the hospital EHR and the eVideon system to display real-time patient alerts and precautions. E Ink’s technology - most recognizable from eReaders - is energy efficient, will not permeate patient rooms with additional lighting, and is lightweight and shatterproof. The combination of eVideon’s digital technology with E Ink’s display capabilities will allow organizations to offer patient and clinician-friendly, interactive displays throughout the hospital.

 

“We believe hospitals will see substantial and measurable benefits implementing digital tools that improve the care experience for patients and clinicians,” said Paul Apen, Chief Business and Operations Officer, E Ink. “Together, E Ink and eVideon will bring digital signage into the 21st century with solutions that support patients and healthcare providers, and can be easily integrated into existing or brand new healthcare facilities.”

 

About eVideon:

eVideon provides patient experience and engagement solutions for hospitals via a suite of bedside engagement systems, TV, digital signage, digital whiteboards, and other interactive displays. Patients enjoy the convenience of self-service at the bedside with access to entertainment, education, hospital services, and more while staff enjoy streamlined, paperless workflows. Interactive surveys and patient feedback help patients communicate needs and help hospitals respond before dissatisfiers turn into HCAHPS issues. The platform leverages integrations with the hospital’s EHR, along with other technologies to provide a streamlined, digital patient experience. Data analytics provide valuable insights into patient behaviors and pain points, letting hospitals improve service and outcomes. Learn more at www.evideon.com.

 

About E Ink:

E Ink Holdings Inc. (8069.TWO), based on technology from MIT’s Media Lab, has transformed and defined the eReader market, enabling a new multi-billion dollar market in less than 10 years. E Ink’s low power products are ideal for IoT applications ranging from retail, home, hospital, transportation and more, enabling customers to put displays in locations previously impossible. The Company’s corporate philosophy aims to deliver revolutionary products, user experiences and environmental benefits through advanced technology development. This vision has led to its continuous investments in the field of ePaper displays as well as expanding the use of its technologies into a number of other markets and applications including smart packaging and fashion. Its Electrophoretic Display products make it the worldwide leader for ePaper. Its Fringe Field Switching (FFS) technologies are a standard for high-end LCD displays and have been licensed to all major liquid crystal display makers in the world. Listed in Taiwan's Taipei Exchange (TPEx) and the Luxembourg market, E Ink Holdings is now the world's largest supplier of ePaper displays. For more information please visit www.eink.com.

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