Readmission Risk Reduction

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, focus ...

By |2019-03-14T10:09:54-05:00March 13th, 2019|

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 |2018-03-07T15:15:22-05:00August 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 accessible on your website, available ...

By |2018-03-06T20:50:43-05:00August 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 Healthcare ...

By |2018-03-07T15:25:29-05:00August 23rd, 2017|

Case Study: Southern Medical Care: Delivering Value and Meaningful Resources to Patients in Rural Outpatient Clinic

Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi Size: A walk-in and appointment-based primary care and occupational medicine clinic with one staff physician and a nurse practitioner serving approximately 5,291 patients annually. Affiliation: None Southern Medical Care was recognized as the most engaged participant in the HeartCare Channel program. The program was funded by the COSEHC ...

By |2018-03-07T03:54:38-05:00August 16th, 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 |2018-03-07T15:31:53-05:00July 24th, 2017|

Leveraging Expanded Patient Education Libraries to Meet Clinical Initiatives

The modern hospital and healthcare setting offers many challenges for healthcare providers. They are now tasked with meeting patient education initiatives while simultaneously doing more work on the floor. In addition, they are asked to manage staff time constraints, making it harder than ever to effectively engage patients in understanding ...

By |2018-03-07T03:59:38-05:00June 9th, 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 |2018-03-14T09:09:29-05:00February 13th, 2017|