Patient Education And Health Literacy Solutions

Get patient education materials that assist clinical teams in meeting patients wherever they are in their care journey, fosters a positive patient experience, and encourages health literacy. Krames comprehensive health literacy solutions standardize education, meet compliance, and drive the patient experience. 

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Improve health outcomes

Reduce readmissions with patient education to manage conditions and procedures across the entire care continuum.

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Ease staff workloads

Simplify communication of patient education with integration into clinical workflows including EHR, point-of-care platforms and direct to patient messaging.

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Increase patient satisfaction

Help meet HCAHPS and other compliance drivers by eliminating confusing or conflicting information with patient education delivered in the format, language and medium that patients use.

An individualized approach to health literacy solutions

Deliver the best and engaging Krames patient education in digital, video, or print formats, based on each patient's unique learning style. Our clinical education is developed at a 4th- to 7th-grade reading level and includes images and medical art where relevant to support the learning objective. Offered in both English, Spanish, and 13 other languages, our resources help overcome language barriers between patients and providers. We apply the latest health literacy principles to help clarify diagnoses, support shared decision-making, and build a trusted physician-patient relationship.

Integrated into patient experience

Improve clinical efficiency with digital patient education delivered through EHRs with our technology-enabled solutions Krames On FHIR® and Krames On-Demand®. Transform the patient experience by promoting understanding and adherence, before and after care by delivering education at the right time. Digital patient education supports hospitals, clinics and care management organizations whether they're in the initial stages of developing a patient education program or pushing new, innovative health literacy and patient education methods.

Improve Clinical Workflow

 

Engaging video patient education

Educating patients about their health via video provides both visual and audible guidance—boosting their understanding and overall experience. Our HealthClips collection is aimed at helping navigate a condition or procedure from initial discussion or diagnosis through treatment, discharge, rehabilitation, and recovery. This comprehensive library includes over 1,500 videos including 23 therapeutic areas covering various diseases, conditions, tests and procedures, and wellness.

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In-hospital patient education channels

Our TV solutions help you educate viewers on critical topics and promote your hospital services and initiatives. Take control of your in-hospital televisions with a looped TV channel based on your site-specific clinical initiatives and patient population needs. With several options from which to choose, we help you reach your target population and positively influence the viewing experience.

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Relevant & up-to-date print educational resources

Access more than 600 print titles across nearly 40 specialties via Krames Store. This site offers convenient online ordering for health care providers who prefer booklets, brochures, and workbooks for their patients. Krames Store also features patient education and well-being resources from the American Heart Association.

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Education that supports your quality and compliance goals

Our content team works with clinical advisors to produce evidence-based health, wellness, and patient education resources. Every piece of content is developed following best practices laid out by PEMAT to ensure understandability, and actionability.

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Addressing market needs

238B
is the added cost of health care a year from poor health literacy1
50%
of adults can't read at an eighth-grade level2
38%
more knowledge comes from video-based patient education3
References

1 Tools to assess and teach child health skills to parents with low basic literacy. Institute for Healthcare Advancement. May 10, 2013. https://www.iha4health.org/2013-conference-recaps/friday-breakout-sessions/tools-to-assess-and-teach-child-health-skills-to-parents-with-low-basic-literacy. Accessed March 4, 2019.

2 Strauss V. Hiding in plain sight: The adult literacy crisis. November 1, 2016. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2016/11/01/hiding-in-plain-sight-the-adult-literacy-crisis. Accessed March 9, 2020.

3 Steffenino G, Viada E, Marengo B, Canale R, Nursing and the Medical Staff of the Cardiac Catheterization Unit. Effectiveness of video-based patient information before percutaneous cardiac interventions. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2007;8(5):348-353.

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