AHA Guest Blog: Adults with acute heart failure benefit when treated with a type 2 diabetes medication
On December 9, 2021
On November 10, 2021
Krames is proud to collaborate with the American Heart Association and share this guest blog from American Heart Association News.
On October 25, 2021
Last modified date: November 29, 2021 Keeping on top of COVID-19 and the impact on your health care environment is a never-ending task. With emerging variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus continuing to threaten both patient health and hospital capacity, we know the importance of providing up-to-date information.
On October 15, 2021
Quitting tobacco may be a common conversation you have with your patients to help improve their health. So why does the recommendation stick with some patients, but not others? Because quitting smoking is really hard! It’s a process, but every reminder of the benefits of quitting can help advance them in their journey. Approaching the subject with empathy and helpful resources can increase your patient’s chances for success.
On October 7, 2021
Health literacy is about reaching people where they are—and getting through to them. Do you want compliance with instructions and medications? Better outcomes? Fewer readmissions? All of this starts with a patient being able to grasp what you want them to know. They need to be able to pay attention to the details you want them to see. They need to understand what’s at stake, and what their role is. They need to have reasonable expectations, and know what clear steps they must take.
On September 23, 2021
In the age of immediate information, people are thirsty for answers—and they want them right now. Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Google received more than 1 billion health-related questions every day—that’s 70,000 each minute.1 While the internet can be an amazing portal to knowledge, it also provides an overwhelming stream of misinformation, particularly for those seeking answers to questions about their health.
On August 23, 2021
Are you struggling to have effective conversations about COVID-19 vaccines with your patients? There may be a better approach than simply telling a patient to get the shot—especially when that can be at times uncomfortable or contentious. And strategies like lecturing and shaming not only aren’t effective, they often backfire.1
On July 15, 2021
Krames is proud to collaborate with the American Heart Association and share this guest blog from American Heart Association News. After years of improvement, high blood pressure control in the U.S. dropped regardless of age, race or ethnicity, according to new research. Previous studies found Americans with high blood pressure were better managing the condition in the early years of the 21st century before rates leveled off from 2009 to 2014.
On June 9, 2021
Even in the digital age, there are times when nothing works quite like print. While care managers for a premier managed care provider use Krames On-Demand® to virtually educate and empower their more than 25 million members, they understand print has the power to help reinforce their guidance and reach populations who have less access to or are uncomfortable with digital formats.