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A patient education resource with articles and stories about education for better health from our clinical advisors and healthcare experts.

New Title for Diabetes Educators Offers New Opportunities

Written by: Jon Vredenburg, MBA, CDE, CSSD, RD, LD/NThis August, the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) announced its plan to reposition the title of Diabetes Educator to that of Diabetes Care and Education Specialist.[1] The decision for this name change was made after lengthy consultation with a variety of stakeholder groups, including providers, payers, ...

New Digital Platform Provides Simplicity and Consistency in Delivery of Standardized Education.

Have you had a chance to experience the new digital platform that puts access to The Wellness Network’s library of evidence-based video and print education at patients’ and clinicians’ fingertips? We officially launched HealthClips Online a robust patient education and engagement platform four weeks ago, but already we’ve received tremendous positive feedback from ...

Supporting a Growing and Evolving Patient Experience

As the demand for a better patient experience grows, healthcare providers must meet multiple challenges: Create a patient-centered culture Empower patients to confidently participate in their own care Provide high quality and exceed safety standards Manage the cost of care These challenges must be addressed by every employee, from physicians and nurses to intake ...

Is the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Just for High-Risk Patients?

Written By: Jennifer Hakkarainen, PA-C Cardiology Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is the go-to option for high-risk patients who require aortic valve replacement but aren’t candidates for surgery. According to Martin B. Leon, MD, FACC, this procedure can almost triple life expectancy among this population.[1] According to David R. Holmes, Jr., MD, MACC, past ...

Baby-Friendly Health Initiative: Are You Really Compliant?

“Breastfeeding is a vital component of realizing every child’s right to the highest attainable standard of health, while respecting every mother’s right to make an informed decision about how to feed her baby, based on complete, evidence-based information, free from commercial interests, and the necessary support to enable her to carry out her decision.” ...

The Wellness Network: Committed to Kids’ Health

The Wellness Network is proud to introduce new options for pediatric patient education—right when you need them. Our new Pediatric Acute Care solution has been carefully designed to make it easy to engage patients and their families with  comprehensive education that addresses everything they need during their stay. Topics covered include videos defining ...