Diabetes

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 the ...

By |2018-03-14T18:51:40+00:00January 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. The ...

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

HealthClips Video and Resource Index

  The Wellness Network (TWN), which acquired Milner-Fenwick, is a leading publisher of patient education videos and resources. TWN videos and delivery platforms are currently used by over 53% of U.S. hospitals and accessible to patients anytime, anywhere. HealthClips videos are short and concise, ...

By |2018-08-07T15:06:42+00:00August 29th, 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 accessible on your website, available ...

By |2018-03-06T20:50:43+00:00August 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 Healthcare ...

By |2018-03-07T15:25:29+00:00August 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 to ...

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

The Link between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Written by: Joanne Rinker, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, AADE Director of Practice and Content Development As a diabetes educator, when I think of diabetes complications, I think of kidney, eye, heart and nerve damage. What I don’t think about is hearing loss. In 2012, a colleague brought this to my ...

By |2018-03-07T03:39:22+00:00May 25th, 2017|

“I’m a New Person”

Written by: Maria Lissandrello – Diabetes Health Monitor Diabetes educator Michelle Sheldon Rubio, RN, BSN, CDE has collaborated with Milner-Fenwick, now a division of The Wellness Network, for many years. She has served as a content consultant on our patient education videos and PowerPoint teaching units. Diabetes Health ...

By |2018-03-09T03:10:25+00:00April 24th, 2017|