ATLANTA, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SoloHealth®, a leading consumer-driven health care technology company, announced today a new relationship with WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), one of the nation's largest health benefits companies, to help provide consumers with convenient access to information about their health and wellness through the next-generation SoloHealth Station™ consumer kiosk.
Today's news comes on the heels of SoloHealth's recent FDA approval in June, as well as its announcement of an aggressive rollout to retail locations nationwide to begin this fall.
The SoloHealth Station is an interactive, comprehensive health and wellness screening kiosk for consumers placed in high-traffic retail locations or strategic, high-volume places like corporate campuses or hospitals. The SoloHealth Station provides health screenings for vision, blood pressure, weight, and body mass index, a symptom checker as well as an overall health assessment free of charge. SoloHealth also helps connect consumers to local professionals through their databases, helping people enter the most appropriate and accurate point in the health care system.
"We have a longstanding commitment to help people get healthy and stay healthy by leveraging consumer-friendly products and services to improve their health and wellness," said Brett Moraski, vice president of transformation for WellPoint. "SoloHealth's consumer kiosk, the SoloHealth Station, is a truly innovative product that leverages technology to provide an enhanced, convenient and engaging consumer health experience. By investing in SoloHealth we are excited to help millions of Americans better manage their own health and wellbeing."The SoloHealth Station offers highly personalized, targeted and interactive opportunities for consumers, advertisers and retailers by placing kiosks in high-traffic retail locations and offering integration across a multi-platform ecosystem complete with digital signage, Internet, mobile and social media. The multiple-platform approach gives brand partners, consumers and medical professionals the ease of interaction from many touch points allowing for greater effectiveness and efficiencies.