DIRECTV for Hospitals and Healthcare
Keep Your Patients Entertained and Informed While they Recover
Make your patients’ stay more enjoyable.
Give your hospital patients the entertainment they want.
Being in the hospital may not be the most enjoyable experience, so why not offer your patients and visitors some distraction and entertainment by offering them the best television programming during their hospital stay.
While on duty, your staff will also appreciate the variety of programming choices with DIRECTV satellite with access to over 160 of DIRECTV’s all-digital channels of premium entertainment, exclusive programming, news and sports.
Hospitals have unique conditions for TV that need to be met
and DIRECTV has two superior solutions
DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE)
The DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE) is a
Revolutionary TV System for Hospitals and Healthcare
The DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE) is groundbreaking, advanced hospitality technology. Unlike other TV systems designed for hospitals and healthcare, the DRE is is now available to facilities with all types of wiring schemes (home-run or loop-thru/daisy chain).
Your patients and staff will benefit from access to hundreds of HD channels and exclusive sports programming, like NFL SUNDAY TICKET and the user-friendly interactive program guide they are used to at home.
Hospitals and Healthcare facilities utilizing the DRE will benefit from happier residents and now the new DIRECTV Welcome Screen system.
Unlike Cable and other TV systems, the DIRECTV Residential Experience‘s advanced technology solution lays the foundation for a more robust, interactive patient experience without the additional, and often costly, hardware requirements.
What Our Customers Are Saying
Our customers tell us that this system allows hospitals and healthcare facilities to give your patients the same TV experience they have at home, including a full residential channel lineup, for less money than other options.
At the size of a small book,the DIRECTV in-room receiver size makes it easy to mount behind the flat screen HD TV, hiding it from sight and making for a much cleaner looking room.
Instead of limited channels for your patients and the costs associated with headend systems and Pro-Idiom TVs or cable, when they installed the DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE) our hospital and healthcare customers received advanced technology that is upgradable without additional hardware, more control of your tv system, and easier maintenance with no upfront money, 100% financing and less installation headaches
– at a lower price than cable.
Make Your Patients Feel Welcome with
DIRECTV’s New Welcome Screen System
The NEW DRE Welcome Screen
Many of our hospital and healthcare customers are taking advantage of a system that was designed with hotels in mind – The NEW DIRECTV DRE Welcome Screen.
The Welcome Screen System for the DIRECTV Residential Experience will improve your communication with your patients, giving you a way to give medication and treatment schedules, visiting hours, contact information, streamline reality orientation information, advertise events, give meal times and menus, and much more across your entire facility.
Patient Information Made Easy
Weather, Time, Date, Where your Residents Are Physically At – are all on the home page of the Welcome Screen
With interactive apps and up to 50 pages of locally inserted information, it will enhance your patient’s experience and improve your staff’s efficiency.
The new DIRECTV Welcome Screen will give your residents a more interactive in-room TV experience with many of our customers using it to give residents interactive info like:
- Medication Schedules and Treatment Information
- Reality Orientation (for LTC facilities)
- Facility Activities, Events, and Information
- Treatment/Rehabilitation Hours and Appointments
- Meal Hours and Menus
- TV Program Guide
- Sports Scores
The new DIRECTV Welcome Screen system will save your staff time and save you money!
DIRECTV COM3000 High Definition Headend System
The Technicolor COM3000 HD Headend – For facilities over 250 beds or that require a centralized headend type television system, DIRECTV delivers what is the clear industry standard for hotels and hospitality. The COM3000 high definition headend is a virtually plug and play system that uses just 225W of energy and 3RU of rack space.
When it was introduced in 2009 the COM1000 HD Pro:idiom headend system was a revolution in Hotel and Healthcare TV Systems. The new COM2000 headend TV system brings the technological advances, convenience and the features that quickly made the COM1000 the industry standard high definition headend system.
With the NEW COM3000 you can increase channels easily by adding receiver blades, the system includes redundancy of key components to give you peace of mind that you system will maintain uptime, it supports both RF and IP-based networks, the system automatically tracks DIRECTV programming changes, and can be monitored both on your local LAN and remotely via a built-in web interface.
The COM3000 is also backwards compatible with the COM1000 Pro:Idiom HD Headend System so you can expand on an existing system or upgrade.
Plug and Play = No Worries About Downtime
For healthcare facilities that are currently using an existing analog headend, you may be worried about the downtime involved in switching to HD. It’s a very real concern, because in a 24/7/365 industry you’re talking about disconnecting TV in every single room. With the COM2000 that worry is completely gone. The system is direct swap-in for an existing headend and in most cases requires absolutely no additional cabling. The headend staging and design can be done before the system is hooked to your HDTVs and then it’s a simple matter of connecting the new system, disconnecting the old, and setting up the in-room HDTVs.
One of the biggest benefits is the nearly plug and play compatibility of the COM2000 HD Headend. In a 24/7/365 industry, the ability to simply cut over to a new system with little or no downtime is a critical difference.
COM3000 Energy Savings
Compared to a 36-channel stacked receiver analog headend, a 54-channel COM3000 HD Headend system will save approximately $2,465 in operating costs over a 5 year contract!
Best of all, a fully configured COM3000 HD headend system is about 1/2 the cost of a similarly configured Com1000 Pro:Idiom headend system
Programming Packages From 2.49 per unit per month
DIRECTV provides you with 3 different levels of packages so you can give your guests the programming they want to see at a price that fits your budget.
The new FAMILY Package provides 55+ of the most watched family friendly channels including Disney, Food Network, HLN and Weather Channel.
The ENTERTAINMENT Package, our most popular new programming package, features over 100 channels with 50 + in crystal clear HD. It includes popular sports programming such as ESPN, ESPNews, ESPN2 and ESPNU; as well as 3 Disney Channels, Univision, The Hallmark Channel, Food Network and more.
The XTRA Package has 155 + channels with more than 100 in HD and includes premium movie channels like The Movie Channel (TMC), 8 Encore channels and the Sundance Channel; and the most comprehensive sports programming available for Hotels & Lodging. Sports programming including CBS Sports, Golf Channel, MLB Network, NBA TV, NBC Sports Network, NFL Network, NHL Network, TWC Sports Net, TWC Deportes, Univision Deportes and all Regional Sports Networks.
DIRECTV for Hotels also gives you access to all the premium content your guests demand:
- Premium movie channels including HBO, SHOWTIME, STARZ, CINEMAX, Encore & The Movie Channel
- Sports programming from ESPN, NBC Sports Network, CBS Sports, The Golf Channel & other sports channels
- News and Business from CNN, FOX News, CNBC, Bloomberg and other news and business channels
- Family Favorites including Disney, Discovery, AMC Family, Food Network, OWN and more
Click Here to download the complete 2017 DIRECTV Hotel, Lodging and Institutions Channel Lineups and Rate Card
3 New Ways for Healthcare to Save on DIRECTV
DIRECTV is making providing the high definition television experience your guests already love at home easier and more affordable for hospital and healthcare facilities with 3 new subsidy programs for new subscribers.
As you read this, think about your needs and which program will fit best for your property, then give us a call for a FREE site survey and quote on DIRECTV for your Hospital or Healthcare facility.
Offers end 12/31/19. New approved H&I customers only. 3- or 5-year programming agreement required. Credit card required (except MA & PA). Early Cancellation Fee may apply. Local channels ($.75/room/mo.) if available in your market, required.
100% Financing Now Available for Your New TV System
Its All About Satellites specializes in the 3-5 business day installation of television systems for healthcare facilities. We make 100% financing available for you on both the equipment and the installation through Ascentium Capital.
To make sure you can have your new television system installed within 3-5 business days, Ascentium Capital processes your financing application with a 24 hour turnaround. This way you have low, low upfront costs to install a new high definition hotel television system quickly so your downtime is minimized.
Whether you purchased a property in receivership or are going through a change in brand, we make changing your TV provider and your hotel TV system seamless and easy.
If you are doing renovations along with a brand change, ask about rolling renovations costs into the financing package.