Healthcare e-Learning

How can IT help ensure patient engagement across the continuum of care?

“Patient empowerment is a living, breathing, evolving thing. It looks different for each of us, and it can change with time and by disease and severity. Patients are invariably the hub of our own healthcare, and our buy-in and partnership is essential to make the wheels spin.” Wise words. Not from a big IT company, health IT policymaker or health system executive, but from patient, Emily Kramer-Golinkoff, who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of Cystic Fibrosis at the age of 29.Emily’s words, spoken onstage at the ONC’s 2014 Consumer IT Summit, hit an all-too-familiar cord of frustration that keeps so many of us up at night – striking the balance between consistency and complexity, humanity and technology. While […]

By |January 17th, 2015|Categories: Engagement, Healthcare e-Learning||0 Comments

E-learning in the Healthcare Industry

E-health and online health learning is an especially important sector, and a recent EU-wide survey shows that Europeans are “hungry for online information about health and healthy lifestyles”, with over 75% thinking the Internet is a good way of finding out more about health, and 90% saying that the Internet helped them to improve their knowledge about health-related topics.

All indicators show that e-learning and the health industry are poised to go hand in hand, since, as we showed, benefits from e-learning approaches are not just related to cost savings, but also to increased efficiency, convenience, and reach.

Educational e-learning is a niche with large growth rates (the largest of all other e-learning segments), attached to the health industry, one of […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Categories: Healthcare e-Learning||0 Comments