(Ann Arbor, MI., 5 March 2013) Truven Health Analytics™, formerly the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters, today announced a new, integrated Patient Education, Consumer Engagement and outbound Consumer Marketing content solution for hospitals and health systems. The Complete Patient Engagement Bundle, featuring Micromedex® Patient Education and A.D.A.M. SmartEngage™ from Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), delivers evidence-based Patient Education resources to clinicians at the point of care, coupled with reliable, consistent and accurate consumer information on relevant healthcare concerns across the care continuum. This integrated, evidence-based education resource is available across multiple platforms, including hospital web sites, patient portals and on clinician and consumer mobile devices, and it can be accessed by nurses, doctors and pharmacists through their Health Information System (HIS).
The Complete Patient Engagement Bundle provides patient discharge instructions and patient-specific educational materials for the continuum of care, as well as consumer engagement and tools that help hospitals become trusted heath information resources for their consumers, patients and communities. In addition to supporting organizational goals for Meaningful Use attestation and HCAHPS improvement, the Complete Patient Engagement Bundle essential tools and information bundle are designed to increase loyalty and hospital preference by providing clinically consistent, patient-centered information when and where patients need it. And, by integrating a single source of evidence-based education across multiple platforms, including embedding it in the EHR for access by clinicians in any care setting, hospitals can inform and engage their patients as active participants in their own care while they promote clinical consistency across the care continuum through tools that are convenient, easy-to-use, and efficient for clinicians, patients and consumers.
A.D.A.M. SmartEngage™ is complete with the most credible collection of online health content integrated with award-winning medical illustrations, HD videos and interactive tools to guide patients and consumers in making the best health decisions, all while connecting them to medical facilities, services and doctors.
In addition, the bundle includes Micromedex® Patient Education, featuring CareNotes®, which provides patient discharge instructions as well as education handouts and engagement resources for the continuum of care, including pre-care and inpatient education in addition to discharge education for Diagnosis and Condition, Medication, Laboratory Tests and more. The EHR-ready resources are designed to work in vendor-specific information systems to help clinicians increase efficiency, educate patients and family members, and improve patient outcomes. CareNotes documents are written at a 5th to 7th grade reading comprehension level, which helps hospitals reach Joint Commission, Core Measures and Meaningful Use standards.