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

Keeping Communities Safe from Coronavirus

With the rise of COVID-19 cases, hospitals, government systems, public health advocates and medical apps are seeking tools to inform target populations about prevention and management of coronavirus. The Wellness Network is pleased to continue to make quality, medically reviewed health, wellness and patient education and engagement tools available to support your efforts. Support your ...

Responding to Patients’ Learning Styles and Readiness to Change

Patient education aims to activate patients to choose healthier behaviors, resulting in better outcomes and improved quality of life. Reaching this goal, however, means involving patients in their own care decisions and empowering them with information so they can make grounded decisions about their own care. In turn, this means offering patient education that effectively ...

Preparing for EHR Integration at Novant Health

Novant Health needed a solution that offered standardized video education across the whole system, including integrated delivery and documentation of patient education within the Epic system, including the Epic MyChart Bedside application. The solution? HealthClips 360. HealthClips 360 is a new EMR-integrated patient education product developed by The Wellness Network and released in late 2020. ...

Digital Health Literacy Key Component to Improved Health Outcomes

The World Health Organization defines digital health literacy as the ability to seek, find, understand, and appraise health information from electronic sources and apply the knowledge gained to addressing or solving a health problem. Health outcomes improve as digital health literacy improves, but it’s not an easy course; challenges from limited or no Internet access and ...

Video Education Helps with Health Literacy

October is Health Literacy Month, and each year it shines a light on improving not only the patient’s health knowledge but also on activating healthier behaviors. In this challenging year, as COVID-19 has interrupted healthcare delivery and workflow, ensuring patients understand their health journey is more important than ever. Health literacy is the key that ...

Labor & Delivery During A Pandemic

Any person could theoretically be positive for the novel coronavirus even while asymptomatic, and many hospitals have reduced the indications for NICU staff to attend deliveries, such as eliminating the necessity to attend routine Cesarean deliveries. For mothers giving birth while positive for coronavirus, it is recommended that clinicians use Airborne, Droplet, and Contact Precautions-level ...