New Diabetes Programming Coming to The Patient Channel


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The Patient Channel informs, empowers, and engages patients in the care process. Through a partnership with the American Association of Diabetes Educators, we are excited to announce the launch of a new educational series targeting outpatient education for diabetes management. This programming is available in both English and Spanish, and reviews the AADE7TM Self-Care Behaviors, seven approaches to healthier behavior for people with diabetes. We are excited to announce the new diabetes programming will be released on our channels and in our comprehensive online libraries, starting March 27, 2017.

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November News Update


Welcome to the November News Update from The Wellness Network.

In This Issue:

  • Welcome Bundoo
  • Your Patients Can Earn Extra Cash This Holiday Season
  • The NEW 2017 Joint Commission Standards and Survey Process
  • New Programming for the New Year
  • Preparing for Baby Library Expanded for the New Year
  • The Power of Video Education to Engage Patients
  • Utilization Corner – Using the Program Checklist
  • The Wellness Buzz – New Blog Post

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New Programming Coming in 2017!


We are excited to announce the new programming that will be released on our channels and in our comprehensive online libraries, starting December 26, 2016!

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The Patient Channel informs, empowers and engages patients in the care process.

  • Your Care at Home: Tracheotomy Care
    • If you or a loved one is discharged from a hospital with a tracheotomy, knowing how to care for the stoma and tracheostomy, including tips to avoid infection as well as the signs of infection, is critical to maintaining your health. This video walks through simple steps of tracheotomy care.
  • Your Care at Home: G-tube
    • If you or a loved one is discharged from a hospital with a gastrostomy tube or G-tube, knowing how to care for the stoma and g-tube, including tips to avoid infection as well as the signs of infection, is critical to maintaining your health. This video walks through simple steps of g-tube care.
  • Your Care at Home: PICC Line
    • If you’re leaving the hospital with a PICC line, or peripherally inserted central catheter, it is important to know why you have the PICC line what questions to ask your care provider and your role in maintaining it and avoiding infection. This video helps explains your PICC line care.
  • Your Care at Home: Sternal Wound Care
    • Part of your healing after open heart surgery can be caring for your sternal wound. This video explains how to care for your wound, tips to avoiding infections, when to contact your healthcare provider, and recommended activity.
  • Your Surgery
    • If you are one of 15-million Americans who have surgery each year, you should know what to expect before, during and after your procedure. This video walks through preparing for surgery, what to expect at the hospital, and how to care for yourself when you get home.

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New Programming for 4th Quarter 2016!


Checkout the exciting new programming being released this quarter and available on our Channels starting September 26th!

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The Patient Channel informs, empowers and engages patients in the care process.

Through a partnership with the American College of Physicians, we’ve expanded our educational offering targeting outpatient education for disease management to include the following programs, all of which are available via your online library.

  • Managing My AFib, a Patient’s Story
    • Mrs Williams share show she manages her AFib and works to reduce her risk factors. From tips on medication management and appointment scheduling to simple shifts in her lifestyle, she shares how she strives to manage her AFib on a daily basis. This program was developed by the ACP.
  • Managing AFib Medication
    • Medication is an important tool to help to manage AFib, but medications can differ in cost and side-effects. You have an important role in deciding the best medication for you based on lifestyle, budget and goals.  In this video by the ACP, you’ll learn about the importance of speaking with your healthcare provider about your medication options to pick the right one for you.
  • About AFib
    • Atrial fibrillation, which is also known as Afib, is a serious health condition. If you’ve been diagnosed with Afib, it’s very important that you learn how to manage it to avoid complications such as stroke. In this video you’ll see how one patient learns about her atrial fibrillation and how to manage it.  This program was developed by the ACP.
  • Managing Stroke Risk with AFib
    • When living with AFib you are at increased risk of stroke. Learn how you can reduce your risk of stroke. It is also important to understand the signs of stroke and how to respond if you believe you are having a stroke. This program was developed by the ACP.

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