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By Rick Wilson   |   4.5 min. read Patients can’t disassociate from their roles and responsibilities outside of the hospital environment, nor should they be expected to. Unfortunately for healthcare providers, this means patients’ anxiety levels can fluctuate markedly from one clinical visit to the next. Providing simple comforts, conveniences, and tokens of appreciation...
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By Jennifer Boyette and Eric Williams   |   4 min. read Today’s tech-savvy patients have significantly higher expectations of their healthcare experiences than they did just five years ago. Anchored in a society supported by instantly accessible information, seamlessly integrated technology, and end-to-end connectivity, healthcare providers face a trying task: match the consumer experience...
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By Stan Bochniak   |   4.5 min. read With the steady rise of autonomous vehicles (AVs), the automotive industry is tussling with the largest transformation in its history — one that’s poised to render human drivers obsolete. Unsurprisingly, we don’t often like to think of ourselves as obsolete. And though AVs are set to...
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By Joey Guenther   |   3 min. read 1. Is your parking operator expanding your B2C circle of influence (COI)? There are two fundamental approaches to expanding your parking asset’s COI, and both require proactivity on your parking operator’s part. The first is digital marketing. The Ecommerce Foundation’s United States B2C Ecommerce Country Report...
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By Doug Hardesty   |   2.5 min. read Why Dematerialize? Dematerialization allows parking asset owners and administrators to reduce reliance on physical resources while maintaining a quality customer experience. In most cases, dematerialization allows the customer experience to be improved; as technology now permeates most aspects of our lives, service providers across all industries...
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By Jeff Van Allen   |   2 min. read Why Go Gateless? Though not necessarily a suitable solution for every parking facility, going gateless can help resolve several operational inefficiencies. The most common of these is sluggish ingress/egress, which can cause unwieldy back-ups and congestion in and around parking facilities. In particular, sprawling institutional...
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By Josh Gianotsos & Greg Chapman   |   3 min. read Oh, winter. Its inevitability doesn’t make it any more palatable. With the biting chill of the season quickly creeping in, parking asset owners must ensure parking facilities of every kind are ready for the bracing wintertime elements. Here are four steps you can...
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By Alli Richards for Parking Today, November 2018 Entering the Parking Industry It was the winter of 2017 when I came across a posting for my current job. Republic Parking and Impark were looking for a corporate recruiter. Before this moment, working for a parking company — and, truth be told, parking companies in any...
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Impark Vancouver: Giving Back By Giving Blood
Did you know? In Canada, a patient needs blood every minute of every day. In the U.S., five million patients will need blood this year. Impark’s director of customer service, Barb Mount, realized there’s power in numbers when it comes to blood donation. Already a champion of blood donation herself, Barb has coordinated group blood...
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On February 27, Impark proudly announced its collaboration with The Forward Movement, a Canadian advocacy group campaigning for the support and adoption of the Dynamic Symbol of Access (DSA). This collaboration encompasses Impark’s adoption of the DSA as standard for all new facility painting projects in Canada, along with a renewed commitment to providing barrier-free...
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