YARDLEY, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Krames StayWell, the nations leading health care communication and engagement company, has announced its library of discharge instructions is now available directly through the MEDITECH Electronic Health Record (EHR), a leader in health care IT. Known for its application of health literacy design principles, the Krames StayWell database of discharge instructions is designed to facilitate transitions between different care environments and ultimately, patients homes, to support better outcomes and avoid costly re-admissions. The discharge instructions library in MEDITECH is available in English and Spanish.
Krames content is recognized for being patient-friendly and for helping providers educate patients at the point of care, explained Robert True, manager of business development at MEDITECH. Helping to provide superior patient care is at the core of MEDITECHs mission. Creating easy access to Krames content enables us to meet that goal, and we are committed to making it happen.
John George, senior vice president of sales at Krames StayWell, added, Establishing this collaboration was important for us, because so many of our clients use the MEDITECH EHR. They want to reap its documentation and workflow benefits, without sacrificing the benefits driven by Kramesbetter communication between providers and patients for improved outcomes and satisfaction. Now, our clients can benefit from both.
As we head into Stage 2 and Stage 3 of Meaningful Use, health care organizations must offer robust, EHR-based education and engagement solutions to their communities, George continued. Together, Krames StayWell and MEDITECH are laying the groundwork for today and tomorrows needs.
The Krames StayWell-MEDITECH collaboration ensures we engage people in their health self-management, to improve outcomes and overall well-being, while improving safety and lowering costs.
MEDITECH clients interested in accessing Krames StayWell discharge instructions through their EHR can contact their Krames StayWell representative at (800) 203-7902.
About Krames StayWell
Krames StayWell is the largest provider of patient education, consumer health information, and population health management communications in the country. Combining extensive technology and content assets with vast consumer insights and a strategic approach, Krames StayWell is uniquely qualified to engage consumers across the entire spectrum of their health care experience. Our best-in-class health communication solutions integrate print, interactive, and mobile formats at multiple touch points to attract and retain consumers, improve health outcomes, and lower costs. We deliver measurable results for hospitals, health care professionals, health plans, employers, retail pharmacies, government agencies, and association clients with world-class design, commitment to health literacy principles, and a focus on custom development. For more information, please visit http://www.kramesstaywell.com.
Krames StayWell Announces Collaboration with MEDITECH