Pulmonology

Pulmonology

The Wellness Network and American Lung Association Partner on Patient Education to Improve Lung Health

Pewaukee, WI – November 6, 2018 – The Wellness Network (TWN) and the American Lung Association are proud to announce a partnership to provide those living with a lung disease new pulmonary disease-focused patient education programming, and are committed to providing high quality, point-of-care content that meets nationally recognized ...

By |2018-03-07T03:34:48+00:00November 6th, 2017|

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|

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, engaging ...

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

Reducing 30-Day Readmissions for COPD

  Twenty-four million Americans live with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe and is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. Most COPD patients have both chronic bronchitis and emphysema, conditions that together cause symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, ...

By |2018-03-07T03:52:24+00:00November 30th, 2015|