CINCINNATI, Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PatientPoint® has announced the purchase of MedCenterDisplay, a Nashville-based provider of digital signage, mobile apps and digital marketing solutions for hospitals. This latest acquisition solidifies the leadership position PatientPoint holds within the hospital sector and expands its suite of solutions to help hospitals communicate with and educate patients and, ultimately, enhance the patient experience.
"PatientPoint is always looking for opportunities to innovate and better serve our hospital partners," said Chris Martini, president and chief provider officer for PatientPoint. "Teaming with MedCenterDisplay will strengthen our ability to help hospitals in their mission to increase patient satisfaction, engagement and education. Combined, our two companies serve more than 1,000 hospitals across the country." MedCenterDisplay provides best-in-class digital patient engagement. Through custom and turnkey solutions, they help hospitals utilize technology to positively impact patients' total hospital experience and offer improvement in Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey results. MedCenterDisplay President and CEO Jim Aylward says the logic of the acquisition is obvious. "We're very familiar with the quality of PatientPoint and its trusted role as a point-of-care innovator," he said. "This combination uniquely positions us as the leader in patient engagement before, during and after a patient stay." PatientPoint is the leading innovator in patient and physician engagement at the point of care in both acute and ambulatory care settings. The PatientPoint award-winning Patient Guide is the industry standard for delivering patient information, enabling over 750 hospitals to meet regulatory and compliance requirements in the matters of patient safety, patient rights and responsibilities, the discharge process and more.