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 standards.
“With nearly 26 million individuals living with asthma, 11 million with COPD and the ongoing need for effective smoking cessation programs, relatable and engaging education can be a critical tool for long-term management of lung health,” said Dave Ross, CEO of The Wellness Network. “This partnership will further expand our library of clinically accurate, actionable lung health content to support patients throughout all points of care in their condition management and prevention initiatives.”
The American Lung Association will provide expertise and support for individuals living with lung diseases like asthma, COPD and lung cancer, as well as information about influenza, pneumonia and general lung health through TWN’s online resource library for healthcare providers and their patients. Through this partnership, the two organizations will continue to explore opportunities to partner in development, delivery and promotion of resources and tools that actively engage patients in lung disease prevention and disease management.
“We are excited to be working with The Wellness Network to promote lung health to families and communities,” said Deb Brown, Executive Vice President of the American Lung Association. “Together, we can improve health outcomes and the quality of life for those living with lung diseases.”
TWN enjoys strategic partnerships with several national health organizations including American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, American Association of Diabetes Educators, The Joint Commission and now American Lung Association. These relationships are aimed at connecting technology, education, research and experts to develop impactful resources to improve patient outcomes.
About The Wellness Network
The Wellness Network (TWN) is a national leader in actionable patient education and engagement, with a range of education and technology solutions that improve outcomes for health systems, employers, health care providers, and advertisers. TWN has an unprecedented reach in the US, supporting over 2400 healthcare facilities discharging 28 million patients annually. TWN is actively working to expand its reach and usefulness across the spectrum of consumer health, including a direct-to-consumer parenting and pediatrics website averaging one million unique visitors per month.
About American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Guide Seal, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org