Cardon Children’s Medical Center to Present Webinar on Reducing Asthma Readmissions Through Patient Engagement
American Hospital Association (AHA) to host event detailing use of GetWellNetwork’s Interactive Patient Care™ technology to enhance patient education and care
Bethesda, Md., Nov. 17, 2014 – Cardon Children’s Medical Center, part of Banner Health, in Mesa, Ariz., will present at a complimentary webinar on Nov. 19 describing how their clinicians used GetWellNetwork’s Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) technology to empower patients and families to take greater control of their asthma, and achieve zero readmissions during Cardon’s busiest asthma months. The webinar, “How a Hospital Reduced Asthma Readmissions and Costs,” will be hosted by AHA Solutions.
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), asthma is on the rise. Nearly 25 million Americans suffer from asthma. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that health care costs related to asthma exceed $50 billion annually, including hospital readmissions. Webinar attendees will find out how Cardon decreased asthma patient treatment costs nearly 25 percent.
Date: Nov. 19, 2014
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST
GetWellNetwork®, Inc. provides patient engagement solutions that help health care providers engage, educate and empower patients along the care continuum. Our patient-centered platform, delivered across multiple technology platforms including mobile devices, computers and televisions, enables providers to implement a revolutionary care delivery model called Interactive Patient Care™ to improve performance and patient outcomes. The company further extends the value of existing IT investments by integrating seamlessly with electronic medical record and patient portal applications.