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Patient education
ELC Group receives accreditation to provide readability testing in Romania
Patient education : 24 April, 2013
The National Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices (NAMMD) issues ELC Group with accreditation to conduct Readability Testing in Romania.
 
eCardio releases instructional patient video series to improve patient compliance
Patient education : 23 November, 2012
eCardio Diagnostics is launching a series of instructional videos to assist patients with the utilization of cardiac event monitors.
 
GE Healthcare launches online patient and caregiver resource for Parkinson disease
Patient education : 17 October, 2012
As part of GE Healthcare's ongoing commitment to provide resources for those living with movement disorders, the company is unveiling a new online patient and caregiver resource - www.Move2Answers.com.
 
Fresenius Medical Care launches expanded dialysis patient education initiative
Patient education : 25 May, 2012
Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), the USA's leading network of dialysis facilities, unveils new educational resources to enhance RightStart, its innovative programme designed to educate and empower new dialysis patients.
 
Zimmer launches arthritis patient education app for the iPad
Patient education : 13 February, 2012
Zimmer launches a new patient education application designed for Apple's iPad tablet.
 
TeleHealth Services partners Stormont-Vail to drive positive patient outcomes
Patient education : 05 August, 2011
TeleHealth Services is entering a partnership with Stormont-Vail HealthCare as part of the facility's strategy to drive optimal patient outcomes through enhanced patient education.
 
TeleHealth Services extends partnership with the Franciscan Health System
Patient education : 18 March, 2011
TeleHealth Services is extending its partnership with the Franciscan Health System, which has chosen TeleHealth as its interactive patient education and entertainment partner for the new hospital in Enumclaw.
 
SLaM supports trials to improve the treatment of young people with OCD
Patient education : 22 February, 2011
An Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Service for children and adolescents run by SLaM is currently running two innovative trials to help improve the treatment of young people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
 
iPad patient education tool helps explain hip and knee replacement procedures
Patient education : 21 February, 2011
Stryker's Orthopaedics division is launching its first iPad applications for surgeons, available through Apple's App Store to help them enhance the patient education process and provide easy access to information about products and surgical techniques.
 
AMS launches Solutions to Educate Patients Programme (STEP) in Europe
Patient education : 19 January, 2011
American Medical Systems (AMS), a provider of world-class devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, is launching the company’s Solutions to Educate Patients Programme (STEP) in Europe.
 
DaVita releases online tool for kidney disease management
Patient education : 29 April, 2010
DaVita, a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), is launching the DaVita Phosphorus Challenge (www.davita.com/phosphoruschallenge), an online resource designed to serve as a core learning tool for CKD and dialysis patients.
 
TeleHealth Services updates interactive patient education solution
Patient education : 05 March, 2010
TeleHealth Services is unveiling an updated TIGR Version 7 system interactive patient education solution.
 
TeleHealth Services partners Alegent Health in patient enhancement project
Patient education : 02 March, 2010
Alegent Health selects TeleHealth Services as its interactive patient education and entertainment partner in the health system's 'Generation Patient' enhancement initiative.
 
TeleHealth Services boosts interactive patient education client base
Patient education : 14 August, 2009
TeleHealth Services adds two new partnerships to its growing interactive patient education client base.
 
Self-help audio recording helps cancer patients strengthen natural immune function
Patient education : 24 June, 2009
A new self-help audio recording designed to strengthen natural immune function in people fighting cancer or other viral and bacterial illnesses was released this week by Health Journeys, a company that has successfully pioneered and tested scores of CDs and downloads for over 50 health challenges, using a technique called guided imagery.
 
Onmark report pinpoints ways of reducing neutropenic complications for cancer patients
Patient education : 28 May, 2009
Onmark releases findings from the company’s 2008 Integrated Quality (IQ) Program on Febrile Neutropenia Management.
 
Timpanogos Regional Hospital implements on-demand video education for patients
Patient education : 22 May, 2009
TeleHealth Services is implementing its TIGR on-demand video education and entertainment system into Timpanogos Regional Hospital in Orem, Utah, USA.
 
Oklahoma Heart Hospital selects LodgeNet to provide interactive patient TV solution
Patient education : 21 May, 2009
LodgeNet Healthcare’s LodgeNetRX Interactive Patient Television System is now serving patients at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City.
 
InfoLogix partners TeleHealth Services to develop Mobile Workstations On-Demand
Patient education : 07 April, 2009
InfoLogix is forming a strategic partnership with TeleHealth Services, the USA's leading provider of patient and staff education-on-demand, to enable US hospitals to acquire and implement the latest mobile healthcare infrastructure with minimal impact to their capital expenditures.
 
TeleHealth Services releases new video on-demand patient and staff education system
Patient education : 07 April, 2009
TeleHealth Services is introducing the new version of the company’s TIGR system at the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
 
M D Anderson Cancer Center patients receive interactive TV benefits
Patient education : 24 March, 2009
LodgeNet Healthcare plans to deliver a comprehensive patient television solution in a partnership with the University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, which has agreed to contract with LodgeNet Healthcare for a variety of services related to interactive patient television.
 
Four Primary Care Trusts use mobile exhibition units to promote quit smoking messages
Patient education : 10 March, 2009
Four Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) is to take its services on the road for National No Smoking Day on 11 March 2009 – using high-profile mobile exhibition units to encourage local people to quit.
 
Polish language booklet offers self-care advice for minor ailments
Patient education : 03 February, 2009
RTFB Publishing has launched a Polish language version of the 24-page ′What Should I do?’ Red book to provide Polish-speaking patients with helpful self-care advice for minor ailments as well as guidance on how to use GP and NHS services.
 
Insch Medical Practice develops tailored self-care booklet to help patient education
Patient education : 14 January, 2009
The Insch Medical Practice based in Insch, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, has been working with RTFB Publishing, publishers of the ′What should I do?’ self-care guides, to produce a comprehensive 96-page patient education booklet tailored for the practice’s patients.
 
NCQA reaccredits McKesson for its disease management programmes
Patient education : 11 December, 2008
McKesson Health Solutions has been reaccredited by NCQA for its disease management programmes.
 
GetWellNetwork releases interactive patient education tool
Patient education : 11 November, 2008
GetWellNetwork has released PatientLife System 3.0 (PLS 3.0), which is an interactive tool to help empower, engage and educate patients and their families.
 
Medtronic and the Scoliosis Research Society launch scoliosis screening programme for schools
Patient education : 07 October, 2008
Medtronic and the Scoliosis Research Society have launched Spine Check – a new programme designed to help promote scoliosis screenings for middle school and junior high school students.
 
Adventist Health System signs up GetWellNetwork to improve patient care
Patient education : 16 September, 2008
GetWellNetwork has signed a master agreement with Adventist Health System as part of the health system's strategy to improve the hospital experience for patients and their families.
 
CareNet and Healthwise agree to help consumers take an active role in their care
Patient education : 18 July, 2008
CareNet and Healthwise have agreed to work together to help consumers take an active role in their care and CareNet will begin using Healthwise Connect’s decision-focused and action-oriented health information within its care management environment.
 
Healthwise receives HIP certification from NCQA interactive consumer health tools
Patient education : 03 July, 2008
Healthwise has received Health Information Product (HIP) Certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for Interactive Consumer Health Tools.
 
New web site aims to help elderly and their carers cope with falls
Patient education : 19 June, 2008
In response to the rise in falls among senior citizens Philips Lifeline, makers of the popular personal emergency response system, has launched a website to offer tips and techniques for preventing falls to seniors and caregivers.
 
New web tool offerss patients personalised drug information
Patient education : 02 May, 2008
A free, patient-driven online healthcare community, iGuard.org, has launched of an innovative tool that brings patient empowerment to a new level.
 
GetWellNetwork releases multimedia patient education initiative to prevent falls
Patient education : 30 April, 2008
The GetWellNetwork Fall Prevention Package is a multimedia patient education module designed to help hospitals educate patients and their families on the risks of falls and the precautions they can take to avoid them.
 
GetWellNetwork and KidsHealth to co-develop paediatric patient education content
Patient education : 12 March, 2008
GetWellNetwork and KidsHealth, the largest provider of online paediatric health information, are partnering to co-develop a comprehensive suite of paediatric patient education content specifically designed for parents, kids and teens.
 
Cleveland Clinic collaborates with Google to create new health information solution
Patient education : 21 February, 2008
Cleveland Clinic is to collaborate with Google, the world's leading internet search company, to pilot features and services of a new health offering from Google.
 
Healthwise teams up with US Preventive Medicine to develop personalised health prevention plans
Patient education : 13 February, 2008
US Preventive Medicine and Healthwise have teamed up to give people the information they need to help prevent sickness and chronic conditions.
 
GetWellNetwork offers new series of patient education videos
Patient education : 11 December, 2007
GetWellNetwork, has introduced the GetWellNetwork Regulations Package, compilation of 60 patient education videos designed to help hospitals address more than 15 requirements and objectives as outlined by the Joint Commission, National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG), Hospital Compare and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).
 
The HealthCentral Network launches skin care education web site
Patient education : 29 November, 2007
HealthCentral Network has launched MySkinCareConnection.com, a condition-specific site that educates and informs online users about acne, ageing skin, rosacea and other skin-related problems.
 
Healthwise Information Therapy (Ix) Conversation wins the 2007 H Winter Griffith Award
Patient education : 13 November, 2007
The Healthwise Information Therapy (Ix) Conversation ′A1c Tests: Taking Control of Your Diabetes’ has won the 2007 H Winter Griffith Award for Excellence in Practice Improvement Involving Patient Education.
 
Healthwise unveils new disease self-management software
Patient education : 09 October, 2007
Healthwise has launched 15 new Ix HealthMastery Campaigns to help people manage their conditions. Healthwise licenses the Campaigns to health plans and other organizations that in turn provide them to their members.
 
Healthwise Handbook receives Gold Award
Patient education : 03 October, 2007
A self-care guide for families has won a Gold Award from the 2007 National Health Information Awards Programme.
 
TriZetto health plans to use new information therapy suite from Healthwise
Patient education : 21 June, 2007
Healthwise has announced an agreement with TriZetto that offers health plans information therapy programmes to help their members manage complex, high-cost health issues.
 
 
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