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Audiovisual Technologies Improve Patient Learning

Audiovisual Technologies Improve Patient Learning Modernizing teaching tools for improved outcomes Summary: Patient education materials that utilize audiovisual components may improve patient learning. Prior studies show that audiovisual teaching techniques have a significant impact on education. We will explore some of these studies’ results and possible reasons why audiovisual techniques have a stark impact on…

Towards A Patient-Centered Healthcare System

Towards A Patient-Centered Healthcare System SUMMARY Healthcare reform entails building health services around patients’ conditions and needs. Patient-centered healthcare focuses on delivering value to patients’ lives. In such a system, digital health technology exists as a tool to serve patients. HEALTHCARE DELIVERY Patient-centered healthcare, commonly touted among some healthcare professionals and advocates, entails a collaborative…

The Financial Impact of Low Health Literacy

Low Health Literacy Costs Billions The Financial Impact of Low Health Literacy SUMMARY The prevalence of low health literacy in a population places a significant strain on a country’s economy. This article will detail the actual costs associated with low health literacy on a national and global scale. In addition, we will explore how digital…

Why is Health Literacy Important for Patient Health Outcomes?

Why is Health Literacy Important for Patient Health Outcomes SUMMARY: This piece will detail the importance of health literacy and health communication. The COVID-19 pandemic exposed just how much an impact online methods have in finding information. It revealed the extent to which misinformation has spread compared to science-based facts. Most importantly, the pandemic revealed a growing segment’s deep…

Patient education in the digital age

Patient education in the digital age How Can Digital Patient Education Improve Health Outcomes? Summary: In the age of digitalization, methodologies in current sectors will be innovated. This innovation within healthcare specifically will encompass various technologies, including but not limited to e-learning. This will detail why the ways that patients receive health information are valuable.…