Navigation Links
Vivacare Expands Patient Education Service to Pediatricians

Pediatricians can now create their own patient education Website at no cost and provide their patients with access to trusted health information online.

Berkeley, Calif. (PRWEB) July 28, 2009 -- Vivacare has expanded its free service to leading pediatricians due to its success providing other medical specialties with Web-based patient education tools that improve clinical care and save time and money,

The child health education program is part of the From Your Doctor service from Vivacare. The From Your Doctor service enables physicians to easily create their own customizable health information resource at no cost. The service includes a Patient Education Library that helps physicians reinforce key clinical messages and direct their patients to reliable resources, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics and Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

By enrolling for a Vivacare account, pediatricians receive a practice-branded Patient Education Library loaded with several hundred patient handouts covering a wide variety of child health issues, including ADHD, asthma, eczema, otitis media (ear infections) and vaccinations. Pediatricians can further customize the handouts to reflect their unique approach to care. Pediatricians that already have a practice Website can supplement it with their new Patient Education Library from Vivacare.

"I really value Vivacare because once my patients are diagnosed and prescribed a treatment plan, Vivacare provides the up-to-date educational information they can access at their own convenience. I need these tools to educate my patients without creating a burden to myself or to my staff. Vivacare delivers that." Says Dr. Helen M. Torok, M.D.

Educating patients in a timely manner is a tremendous challenge for most practices. 81% of physicians report difficulty in providing appropriate paper-based patient handouts to their patients during office visits. Moreover, over 8 million Americans seek health information online everyday, causing doctors to spend valuable time responding their patient's Internet searches. Vivacare helps physicians to provide their patients with convenient access to trusted educational resource that they control.

"Vivacare enables patients to begin their online search for health information at their own doctor's Website", said Dr. Mark Becker, pediatrician and President of Vivacare. We encourage patients to learn as much as they can about their condition and treatment plan-- but we want to help them gain a firm grasp of their own doctor's recommendations before they go online and risk becoming confused by conflicting opinions from anonymous sources."

About Vivacare
Vivacare is a patient education company that supports the physician-patient relationship by providing medical professionals with the tools to share practical health information that improve clinical care and patient satisfaction. Vivacare presently serves over 4,000 physicians and has partnered with multiple patient support organizations. Vivacare has developed educational programs to meet the needs of allergists, dermatologists, neurologists, and rheumatologists.


Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Vivacare Patient Education Service Includes Medication Rebates and Brochures to Improve Medication Adherence
2. Vivacare Patient Education Service Enhancements Save Medical Practices Time and Money and Improve Patient Satisfaction
3. Longaberger Expands Horizon of Hope Campaign to Build Support for American Cancer Societys Breast Cancer Initiatives
4. Rohm and Haas Expands in India
5. Concentra Expands Horizon Air Employee Health Program With On-Site Clinic
6. Regional Center of Orange County Expands Family Support Resources to Meet Growing Needs
7. Maimonides Expands Circulation of Physicians Practice Journal to Staten Island Doctors
8. Specialty Blades, Inc. Expands Management Team With New VP Engineering
9. CRH Medical expands Las Vegas operations
10. US Med-Equip Expands Corporate Support Center
11. ISTA Pharmaceuticals Expands Its Pipeline in Allergy Treatments
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... a safe and convenient way to dispense prescription medications at home, so he ... effective way to monitor and dispense prescription medications. In doing so, it could ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... ProSidebar: Fashion is ... Pro X. With ProSidebar: Fasion, video editors can easily add an informative sidebar ... minimalist title opener. Utilize presets featuring self-animating drop zones, lines, bars, and text ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... , ... A simply groundbreaking television series, "Voices in America", which is hosted ... array of issues that are presently affecting Americans. Dedicated to providing the world with ... changing the subjects consumers focus on, one episode at a time. , In ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... successful and prominent nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. They have overseen financial ... organizations, and helped advance the healthcare industry as a whole through their advocacy ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... substance abuse located in central Michigan, have come together on Thanksgiving Day to ... produced video, available for viewing on the Serenity Point YouTube channel, patients displayed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/25/2015)... total global healthcare industry is expected to grow at a ... has the highest projected growth at 12.7%, and ... ), is second with growth projected at 11.5%. ... In 2013-2014, total government funded healthcare was nearly 68%. Federal ... in 2013-2014. In real terms, out of pocket expenditure increased ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015  The American Academy ... Gynecologists (ACOG), and the March of Dimes cheered ... Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (S.799), ... of newborns born exposed to drugs, such as ... bill,s introduction, all three organizations have worked together ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015 AAIPharma ... planned investment of at least $15.8  Million to ... Wilmington, NC . The expansion will ... to meet the growing demands of the pharmaceutical ... site expansion will provide up to 40,000 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: