FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., today announced the company will demonstrate the MedServ Patient Kiosk, featuring the Fujitsu PalmSecure™ palm vein biometric authentication technology, at the 13th Annual Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee Kickoff Technology Policy Exhibition, on January 26, 2010.
The Tech Policy Exhibition, the largest and longest running event on Capitol Hill, will highlight key issues that continue to impact policy-making in the 111th Congress. Fujitsu is among only 30 manufacturers asked to participate in the exhibition. During the event, Jim Hewitt, CIO of Springfield Clinic, will provide hands-on demonstration of the Fujitsu MedServ Patient Kiosk and showcase its work with healthcare software and services partners to ensure the efficient and secure adoption of electronic health records (EHRs).
Building on the success of a nine-county pilot program deployed by Springfield Clinic in Illinois, the MedServ kiosks are currently in use at several major medical groups, including the George Washington University Medical Center, which has deployed more than 20 units. The patient kiosks use Fujitsu PalmSecure palm vein biometric authentication technology to verify patient identity, speed up check-ins, update patient records, make co-payments and improve patient satisfaction in an easy-to-use, private manner. Exhibition guests will be able to use the MedServ kiosk to experience the technology firsthand.
Internet Caucus Co-Chair Senator Patrick Leahy will preview the technology issues that will be drivers for Internet innovation and policymaking decisions. The exhibition brings cutting-edge technology demonstrations to Capitol Hill that illustrate the power and flexibility of the Internet as a medium for communications, commerce and democracy and will be attended by industry and non-profit representatives, leading academics and government policy staff.
"Fujitsu is honored to be selected to participate in the Tech Policy Exhibition, and looks forward to demonstrating how our PalmSecure biometric technology is helping the healthcare industry deliver better health care, patient privacy, electronic health records and health information exchanges," said Josh Napua, vice president, Fujitsu Healthcare Kiosk Solutions, Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. "We have been demonstrating Fujitsu biometric technologies to the Internet Caucus in the past years, focusing on the promise of palm vein biometrics and their future application. This year, with our MedServ Patient Kiosks in use around the country, we showcase new technologies with practical applications."
The Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee is a diverse group of public interest, non-profit, and industry groups working to educate Congress and the public about important Internet-related policy issues. For more information on the kickoff visit: www.netcaucus.org/events/2010/kickoff/ .
WHEN: Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 5:00 - 7:00 PM. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
WHERE: Hart Senate Office Building, Room 902, Washington, DC
RSVP: Kindly RSVP by email to RSVP@NetCaucus.org or by phone to 202-638-4370.
About Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc.
Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. offers a wide variety of products including retail point of sales terminals and self checkout systems, kiosks, image solution products, palm vein recognition technology and Ethernet switches with sales, service and support operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. has its headquarters at 2791 Telecom Parkway, Richardson, TX. 75082 with operations and product development located at 25902 Towne Centre Drive, Foothill Ranch, CA. 92610. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or visit us at: www.fujitsufrontechna.com
About Fujitsu Frontech Limited
As part of the Fujitsu Group, Fujitsu Frontech Limited ties people and IT together through the development, manufacture and sale of front-end technology such as ATMs, operation branch, POS and totalizator terminals, and public display devices. Fujitsu Frontech also delivers related software, system integration and outsourcing as part of its total solutions offerings. The company supports the security sector by offering products incorporating Fujitsu's latest palm vein authentication technology, and is actively involved in the development of key technologies in various fields, with a current focus on color electronic paper and RFID systems. For more information, please visit: www.frontech.fujitsu.com/en/
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