Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced its Interactive Patient Education content library is now available to customers of Veritas, a provider of nursing education and mentorship. Developed to increase patient engagement and reduce readmissions, the content suite will be implemented as part of Veritas’ Chronic Care Management Program.
“Veritas selected Elsevier’s Interactive Patient Education because it offers a comprehensive and robust compilation of patient education information for our nursing mentors and educators,” said Valerie Aiello, vice president of healthcare for Veritas. “Elsevier will ultimately impact the care continuum by providing an array of interactive online tools, covering thousands of health topics, to nurses that will encourage and help foster effective communications and meaningful relationships with their patients to manage basic and complex patient outcome interventions.”
Elsevier’s Patient Engagement suite of solutions provides print, electronic and video patient education content and tools that increase patient engagement and reduce readmissions, according to a press release from Elsevier. The Interactive Patient Education solution also meets the needs of hospitals and office-based nurses and physicians in providing a multimedia educational experience for patients.
“Both Elsevier and Veritas share a commitment to providing the best possible guidance and resources to enhance patient outcomes by providing the most intuitive and trusted patient education tools and solutions available,” said Sonika Mathur, senior vice president and general manager, patient engagement, Elsevier Clinical Solutions. “Our goal is to improve the patient experience by arming nurses with the trusted information featured in our interactive videos, educational handouts and medication management tools.”
Elsevier’s Interactive Patient Education content is organized by care setting and comprised of both easy-to-read and standard content, available in several languages. It is designed to offer healthcare providers an optimal user experience and more streamlined clinical workflow. This content is also intended to deliver relevant, condition-specific patient information at the point-of-care.