Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital launches new digital health services in Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok
OULU, Finland – June 28, 2019 — IndoorAtlas and Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) together with Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital have launched new digital health services in Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. Siriraj hospital premises has around 10 000 daily users and the new services have been designed to improve patient and staff experiences.
The new application called Siriraj Connect includes features like reminders, confirmations, queue checking with real-time monitoring, payment methods with a variety of formats. The application includes outdoor and indoor maps of the hospital, which are powered by IndoorAtlas’ positioning platform. IndoorAtlas’ platform provides patented sensor-fusion technology to enable accurate and scalable indoor location-based services.
“SCB has prioritized developing a digital platform and infrastructure for a new customer experience. The bank is also focusing on initiating digital ecosystems in various economic sectors, including hospitals. Demonstrating this commitment, the bank has teamed up with the Faculty of Medicine at Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, to create a digital ecosystem and cashless society at Siriraj Hospital. This cooperative effort has the key aim of developing the hospital into the Siriraj Smart Hospital to better serve clients. Through this approach, hospital service will be provided through a Siriraj Connect App serving as a digital platform linking online health service data via mobile phones, and a Self-Payment Kiosk providing automatic payment for medical treatment developed to accommodate the ever-increasing number of hospital service users. These efforts are just two examples of the transformation of the health care experience in the 4.0 digital age, in which service users will be given quicker access to more convenient, modern, and efficient services”, says Mr. Srihanath Lamsam, Siam Commercial Bank Executive Vice President, Payment Product Solution Management Function.
“We believe that location-based services will be a crucial part of the digital transformation of health care services. Our partnership with SCB enables us to stay in the forefront of this emerging business where our technology delivers great value to both use cases and end-user experiences”, says Erik Piehl CEO of IndoorAtlas.
Founded in 2012, IndoorAtlas is a global Platform-as-a-Service leader in indoor positioning. Its patented geomagnetic-hybrid technology utilizes the built-in sensors in smartphones to pinpoint a location indoors. It provides to thousands of developers with a scalable platform to build location-based services without the need to purchase, install and maintain large amounts of costly infrastructures. The platform supports both Android and iOS, and customers can utilize the provided geoinformation to build indoor location-based services, such as proximity advertising, search and wayfinding, within their application. For more information, please visit indooratlas.com
About Siam Commercial Bank
Under the vision to serve as “The Most Admired Bank,” SCB has established a strategic plan called SCB Transformation, designed to dramatically upgrade the Bank’s infrastructure and enhance its long-term competitiveness. This transformative plan responds to rapid change in the financial services industry, which is being reshaped by digital technology, regulatory change and new consumer behavior. Following this strategic plan’s “Going Upside Down” approach, the Bank will transform its business model and thinking throughout its human resources, work processes, products and technology, enabling breakthrough performance and creating sustainable value for our customers and society. For more information, please visit scb.co.th