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This study evaluates the effectiveness of a mobile health education module, in increasing hospitalized patients' understanding of their chronic illness, and in reducing 30-day hospital readmission rates. Half of the participants will receive the educational module intervention in addition to standard education, the other half will receive hospital standard practice education only.
Chronic disease is the leading cause of death and disability, costing the US healthcare system 1 trillion dollars annually. Successful management of these conditions critically requires patient understanding and engagement. Patients are advised to adhere to medications, redesign lifestyles, and navigate the health care system. Most of these care plan items require careful instruction and confirmation of shared understanding.
Mobile health technology has the potential to assist greatly with patient education, especially for hospitalized patients. This prospective study evaluates a specific mobile technology intervention, an educational and emotionally-engaging video patients watch while admitted for a complication related to one of these chronic diseases: Heart Failure, Diabetes, COPD, Asthma, Cirrhosis, Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension.
Patient Education 101: Mobile Health Education Tool
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Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-20T03:46:47-0400
The purpose of this study is to explore the clinical impact of pain management education using a mobile web-based education delivery system compared to standard education delivery. This st...
This study is looking to improve the safety of patients with chronic kidney disease via education provided on a mobile tablet. This study will additionally examine if electronic tools, suc...
The objective of this study is to determine whether the systematic education on air way disease and inhalers in outpatient settings contributes to improve the quality of life. Education h...
Chronic low back pain interventions may include exercises, manual therapy, health education, and pain education, strategies based on psychological or behavioral change approaches, as well ...
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a frequent and serious chronic disease witch is undertreated. The recommended management of PAD include pharmacological approach and lifestyle modifica...
Health information, patient education, and self-management (health information and advice, HIA) tools are increasingly being made available to adults with chronic health conditions through internet-ba...
It is unknown which patient education strategy before epilepsy surgery or stereotactic electrode implantation is best for patients. This prospective and randomized clinical study investigates whether ...
analyze professional implication with the support of humanization and articulators of permanent education in health as a tool of Permanent Education in Health.
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is one of the most common chronic diseases in the world. As a disease with long term complications requiring changes in management, DM requires not only education at the time of...
Most Americans consult the internet to address their health concerns. Limited health literacy among the public highlights the need for patient education websites to deliver understandable health infor...
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
Education centers authorized by the Comprehensive Health Manpower Training Act, 1971, for the training of health personnel in areas where health needs are the greatest. May be used for centers other than those established by the United States act.
Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.
Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.
Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...