Patient Education Articles

Articles and thought leadership to keep you informed and ready to guide patients through multi-media education.

Tips for Providing Better Patient Education

February 21, 2017 - As an emergency room nurse, there are several times per day when I am presented with an opportunity to provide patient education. From dispelling common myths in triage to...

Educating the Patient with Diabetes

February 20, 2017 - When patients are diagnosed with diabetes, they often can feel scared, lost, and/or confused. So when part of your job as a nurse is to educate diabetic patients about the condition and the changes they need to make in their lives, it’s important to know how to handle it.

The Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT)

November 15, 2016 - Every health educator wants to use educational materials that effectively help patients reach their goals. What’s needed is a tool that can help you evaluate the value of resources you are currently using and those under consideration.

New Mom - New Baby

October 26, 2016 - Addressing healthcare systems’ need to support new parents with engaging patient education, Milner-Fenwick has released a new video series to help support moms and babies during their time of great change.

The Impact of Knowledge: Patient Education Improves Compliance and Outcomes

October 04, 2016 - The more clearly a disease is understood, the more likely it is that an individual will be comfortable with their care and adhere to necessary regimens.

Interactive Patient Care - Part 2

August 25, 2016 - The words “patient engagement” have become a central theme in conversations about transformative work among most healthcare providers.

Teach-back, Part 3

July 20, 2016 - Here is the third in three installments presenting segments of this white paper.

Sandy Cornett Interview - Part 2

June 07, 2016 - In Part 2, Sandy reflects on the current state of patient education, its place in the healthcare landscape, and where it is headed in the future.

Teach-back, Part 2

February 03, 2016 - The second in a series from our new white paper, Communicating More Effectively with Patients to Improve Health Outcomes.

Interactive Patient Care

January 13, 2016 - “There isn’t enough time.” “The patient is too old, too sick to understand.” “I don’t have the resources.” “How do I know the education I provide is effective?”