Some of the applications include:
• Patient check-in
• Prescription payment
• Medical health check
• Pharmaceutical information
In today's healthcare environment, kiosks play increasing role to enable self-service applications in patient care and clinic operation. For example, hospitals can make use of kiosks to assist patients to check-in and further enable self-payment for prescription and consultation without the need for patients to queue up at the cashier counter. More advanced use is the application of kiosk to enable health self-check for individual to measure the BMI, blood pressure and heart rate etc. Kiosks can also be used to show more information about the prescription details through integration with the master pharmaceutical database. This allows the patients or their relatives to learn more about the details of the medicine through simply scanning the barcode of the prescription bag.