Help improve medication adherence through patient knowledge

Patient education is a critical component of effective patient care. Studies show the impact on the quality of patients’ lives when they don’t adhere to recommended treatments.1 Every care team member, from nurses to pharmacists to physicians, bears the responsibility for educating patients on the importance of their medication therapies and the necessity of adherence. And that’s where we come in.

Medi-Span offers a variety of patient education resources your organization can use across the care continuum to help patients adhere to their medications, including prescription drug data and drug interactions database solutions used by thousands of healthcare professionals and consumers worldwide.

More than 50,000 customers across the healthcare continuum efficiently access Medi-Span information through healthcare applications to help support medication decision-making. Our robust patient-facing content is consistent with the healthcare information and clinical decision support your clinicians and professionals use daily in UpToDate® and UpToDate® Lexidrug™ (formerly Lexicomp®).

Communicate consistently and reliably with patients at contact points across the healthcare continuum
Patient education, built right into the Medi-Span workflow, helps save professionals time and increase efficiency, while simultaneously enhancing communication with patients and promoting health literacy and treatment adherence.

For retail pharmacies, pharmacy benefit managers, and payers, Medi-Span patient education helps:

  • Pursue compliance with regulations involving use of patient education and language-specific patient education offerings
  • For customers in the US, facilitate Comprehensive Medication Reviews (CMRs) with a resource that supports Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements

For health systems, EMRs, and clinical application vendors, patient education from Medi-Span helps organizations:

  • Assist clinicians in educating the patient or consumer about their health, wellness, treatment plans, potential outcomes, and other important information
  • For hospitals in the US, pursue Promoting Interoperability (Meaningful Use) requirements by integrating patient education in the workflow
    • Supports the requirement of using Context Aware Knowledge Retrieval for retrieval of reference information
    • Leaflets provide specific educational information as driven by EMR problem lists or discharge diagnoses
    • Provide patient-facing information consistent with references used by clinicians daily in UpToDate and UpToDate Lexidrug
Why Medi-Span Patient Education?
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Serve a broad range of patients with 4300+ leaflets available in *19 languages

*Patient Education available in: Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Creole, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, and Vietnamese

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Powerful integration

Easily integrate content through various delivery methods for your convenience:

  • HL7-compliant Infobutton
  • Web Services
  • Locally stored datasets (flat files)
  • APIs
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Single source of access

Help decrease costs with all your patient education materials available in one package, consolidating resources to a single vendor

Why is it important to have patient education online?

By providing patient education on customer-facing websites and patient portals, healthcare organizations and businesses are able to better connect with consumers and caregivers and improve customer loyalty. Online patient education can also be key to reaching non-English speakers and increasingly tech-savvy consumers.

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infographic of Medi-Span patient education statistics

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