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Lincor Announces Agreement With CarePoint Health For State-Of-The-Art Patient Engagement Technology

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PatientLINC Technology to Drive Enhanced Patient Care

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincor Inc. today announced an agreement to provide its patient experience technology to New Jersey-based healthcare system CarePoint Health. Under the five-year agreement, CarePoint Health will deploy Lincor's PatientLINC technology across its three-hospital network of Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center.

Lincor's LINC OS platform offers a range of software solutions to help hospitals reach new levels of patient engagement and empowerment by delivering patient services directly to the bedside. CarePoint Health will use Lincor's PatientLINC system across its enterprise to drive better clinical outcomes, reduce readmissions, improve patient satisfaction and increase workflow efficiency.

"Lincor offers us the ability to transform the patient experience and care delivery by integrating the latest in entertainment, patient education and access to our EMR at the bedside," said Steve Goriah, corporate chief information officer for CarePoint Health Hospitals. "In partnership with Lincor we are working to develop innovative ways to improve our patients' experience."

PatientLINC provides access to a suite of interactive services and technology at the point of care via multiple hardware platforms. Clinicians can share charts, scans and test results with patients and "prescribe" educational materials to help increase adherence to post-discharge instructions and reduce unnecessary readmissions. PatientLINC's survey tools gauge satisfaction in real time, its patient portal access helps hospital meet Meaningful Use, and it delivers the variety of entertainment and communication options that today's consumers have come to expect.

"Today's patients are also consumers, and hospitals must now meet the technology standards and expectations that patients and their loved ones bring to the healthcare experience," said Chris Cashwell, senior vice president of global marketing and sales for Lincor. "With PatientLINC, the ability to enhance the experience while focusing on clinical improvements is a win-win, and we're excited to partner with CarePoint to further empower their patients and improve outcomes."

For more information about Lincor and the LINC portfolio of products, visit www.lincor.com.

ABOUT LINCOR SOLUTIONS
Lincor Solutions is the global leader in patient engagement technology with over 120 healthcare facilities in 28 countries. Through its state-of-the-art LINC OS platform, Lincor transforms the patient experience by bringing interactive education, communication and entertainment technology directly to the bedside. Empowering patients helps hospitals achieve better patient engagement, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes.

ABOUT CAREPOINT HEALTH
CarePoint Health brings quality, patient-focused health care to Hudson County. Combining the resources of three area hospitals – Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital in Jersey City and Hoboken University Medical Center – CarePoint Health provides a new approach to deliver health care that puts the patient front and center. For more information on our facilities, partners and services, visit our website, www.carepointhealth.org.

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