Cardiology

Expanded Patient Education Libraries

  We’re thrilled to announce the expansion of our HealthClips Online Video and Resource Library. Below is a list of patient education programs and resources that have recently been added, along with a sneak peek at programming being released this March! Newly expanded Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs Cardiac Rehabilitation is one of ...

By |2018-03-14T18:51:40-05:00January 16th, 2018|

HCAHPS and Patient Perception

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores and Meaningful Use initiatives are pushing providers in all settings to do more-often with less. The right patient education programming, can help a provider align their care to meet these regulatory goals. ...

By |2018-03-07T15:15:22-06:00August 30th, 2017|

5 Reasons to Improve the ROI of your Patient Education

The quality of patient education is having a direct impact on financial success for healthcare providers.  Relevant, engaging and clinically accurate patient education that helps patients better understand and manage their health has been proven to reduce readmissions and increase patient satisfaction. Whether ...

By |2019-08-02T13:02:00-05:00August 23rd, 2017|

How to easily raise your HCAHPS scores

Patient satisfaction has been garnering an increasing amount of attention, since healthcare began its shift to a value-based, more patient-centric system. In an effort to measure “value” as opposed to volume, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) have begun implementing the Hospital Consumer Assessment of ...

By |2018-03-07T15:25:29-06:00August 23rd, 2017|

Better caregiver education means better patient care: how to successfully leverage the CARE Act

As value-based care initiatives slowly shift the focus of the business of healthcare from “transactions” to sustainable health processes, regulatory bodies have been issuing guidelines at a frenzied pace. Growing research on caregiver influence on patient compliance and legislation have physician and healthcare vendors looking for ways ...

By |2018-03-07T15:31:53-06:00July 24th, 2017|

Improve the ROI of Your Patient Education

Are your patient education tools viewed as just “nice to have” or does your administration recognize their impact on reducing the cost of readmissions and improving reimbursements? More than ever before, the quality of patient education is having a direct impact on financial success for healthcare providers.  Relevant, ...

By |2018-03-14T09:09:29-05:00February 13th, 2017|

Patient Ed Videos Are a Key Part in Improving COPD Outcomes

Recently, Charleston Area Medical Center(CAMC) a non-profit, four-hospital system in West Virginia, completed a two-year study looking at reducing readmissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic conditions. Prior to the study CAMC already had many key measures in place. There were two main touch ...

By |2018-03-09T02:35:37-06:00November 16th, 2016|

Succeeding with Heart Failure

Against that backdrop, the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) recently formed a partnership with Milner-Fenwick, a division of The Wellness Network, endorsing their 5-part in-facility Heart Failure video series and Living with Heart Failure: A Home Video Guide, 3rd Edition. The organization, which is more than 8 years old, ...

By |2018-03-07T03:45:54-06:00June 3rd, 2013|