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Remote Rehab: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Cardiopulmonary rehab is routinely recommended for thousands of cardiac patients every year—and for good reason. A rich body of evidence shows that supervised exercise programs reduce the mortality rate and hospitalization rates for heart attack patients, heart disease patients, and patients who have undergone heart surgery.[1] Other studies ...

By |2020-01-16T10:51:56-06:00January 15th, 2020|

The Four “Cs” of Creating Superior Patient Education

As a producer of award-winning patient education for the past 42 years, we take great pride in offering “best in class” patient education that allows our healthcare and enterprise customers to empower patients, improve outcomes, and make a real difference in people’s lives. We strive to meet ...

By |2020-01-16T18:13:35-06:00January 15th, 2020|

The Wellness Network Supports Acute Care Initiatives

Acute care hospitals are being challenged now more than ever with putting value and safety into every stay. Value based healthcare brings the unique challenge of reducing the cost of care, increasing patient satisfaction, and providing a positive patient experience all while promoting increased patient safety. Quality ...

By |2020-01-16T17:19:56-06:00January 15th, 2020|

Top Health Stories of 2019

Looking back on another year of rapid change in healthcare, there’s a lot to digest—both for the industry, as it continues to grapple with cost pressures, and for the patients who are increasingly bearing the brunt of those cost increases. Many of the top stories and trends ...

By |2020-01-06T14:04:20-06:00January 2nd, 2020|

Vaping: What Your Patients Need to Know

When the first reports of a mysterious illness striking people who used electronic cigarettes started to trickle out in the media, there were more questions than answers. What was causing this illness? Was it associated with only certain devices, or certain types of vaping? Did it affect ...

By |2019-12-10T07:06:33-06:00December 9th, 2019|

New Title for Diabetes Educators Offers New Opportunities

Written by: Jon Vredenburg, MBA, CDE, CSSD, RD, LD/NThis August, the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) announced its plan to reposition the title of Diabetes Educator to that of Diabetes Care and Education Specialist.[1] The decision for this name change was made after lengthy consultation with a ...

By |2019-11-21T11:20:31-06:00November 21st, 2019|

Supporting a Growing and Evolving Patient Experience

As the demand for a better patient experience grows, healthcare providers must meet multiple challenges: Create a patient-centered culture Empower patients to confidently participate in their own care Provide high quality and exceed safety standards Manage the cost of care These challenges must be addressed by every ...

By |2019-11-12T10:29:49-06:00November 11th, 2019|

Baby-Friendly Health Initiative: Are You Really Compliant?

“Breastfeeding is a vital component of realizing every child’s right to the highest attainable standard of health, while respecting every mother’s right to make an informed decision about how to feed her baby, based on complete, evidence-based information, free from commercial interests, and the necessary support to ...

By |2019-11-14T07:59:59-06:00November 6th, 2019|