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Free Tools for Your Patient Education Resources

When you partner with The Wellness Network, you not only get top-notch, award-winning education, but also access to valuable resources designed to engage patients and their families and promote viewing and engagement with your educational tools. Our Customer Success team is dedicated to providing training on these resources, allowing ...

By |2021-01-20T07:04:04-06:00January 19th, 2021|

Patient Education and ERAS

Introduced in 1997, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is a care model that aims to improve patient results after surgery. ERAS techniques focus on: Reducing length of stay Reducing the complication rate Encouraging earlier recovery Cost reductions Today, ERAS protocols and guidelines are published by the ERAS Society ...

By |2020-12-16T13:35:49-06:00December 15th, 2020|

Keeping Communities Safe from Coronavirus

With the rise of COVID-19 cases, hospitals, government systems, public health advocates and medical apps are seeking tools to inform target populations about prevention and management of coronavirus. The Wellness Network is pleased to continue to make quality, medically reviewed health, wellness and patient education and engagement tools ...

By |2020-12-16T13:29:15-06:00December 15th, 2020|

Preparing for EHR Integration at Novant Health

Novant Health needed a solution that offered standardized video education across the whole system, including integrated delivery and documentation of patient education within the Epic system, including the Epic MyChart Bedside application. The solution? HealthClips 360. HealthClips 360 is a new EMR-integrated patient education product developed by The ...

By |2020-11-19T16:45:37-06:00November 16th, 2020|

Digital Health Literacy Key Component to Improved Health Outcomes

The World Health Organization defines digital health literacy as the ability to seek, find, understand, and appraise health information from electronic sources and apply the knowledge gained to addressing or solving a health problem. Health outcomes improve as digital health literacy improves, but it’s not an easy course; challenges ...

By |2021-01-14T12:47:45-06:00November 16th, 2020|

Video Education Helps with Health Literacy

October is Health Literacy Month, and each year it shines a light on improving not only the patient’s health knowledge but also on activating healthier behaviors. In this challenging year, as COVID-19 has interrupted healthcare delivery and workflow, ensuring patients understand their health journey is more important than ...

By |2020-10-26T07:58:46-05:00October 20th, 2020|

Labor & Delivery During A Pandemic

Any person could theoretically be positive for the novel coronavirus even while asymptomatic, and many hospitals have reduced the indications for NICU staff to attend deliveries, such as eliminating the necessity to attend routine Cesarean deliveries. For mothers giving birth while positive for coronavirus, it is recommended that ...

By |2020-09-16T09:31:05-05:00September 15th, 2020|

Recommended Learning Enhances Your Patient Education

Any hospital visit is a busy, stressful, and sometimes overwhelming experience for patients—but there remains a critical need for healthcare providers to provide evidence-based patient education in between the intake, exams, assessments, treatment, and discharge. For pre-planned procedures, this hectic activity and need for education extends to pre-admission, ...

By |2020-09-30T12:07:19-05:00September 15th, 2020|

Diabetes & Distance Learning

It has been said that necessity is the mother of invention, and the impact COVID-19 has had on the rapid expansion of telemedicine is a prime example. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, swift action from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as private insurers, ...

By |2020-09-15T16:44:19-05:00September 15th, 2020|