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November 26, 2022

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  • Capture a patient's attention with the entertaining storyline of a photonovela

    People in health education are beginning to use a literature genre called a photonovela. This genre tells a picture story and is designed like a comic book with text in bubbles to indicate who is speaking.
  • Photonovela to educate on nutrition

    A photonovela became a master's project for Laura Nimmon, MA, a doctoral fellow with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research in Victoria, British Columbia.
  • Photonovela to be introduced to Appalachia

    A photonovela is part of the diabetes tool kit Sharon A. Denham, RN, DSN, professor of nursing at Ohio University School of Nursing in Athens and director of the Appalachian Rural Health Institute, is creating for use in the Appalachian region. It will address family support for patients with diabetes.
  • Teach about proper use of physical therapy

    Physical therapy is becoming more commonplace as health care professionals who specialize in this field take staff positions at hospitals, outpatient clinics, home health agencies, nursing homes, and sports and fitness facilities.
  • How do you respond to a request to upload PHR info?

    Home health nurses are accustomed to point-of-care technology for completing charts and assessments. A growing number of agency staff members are also comfortable with the use of and interpretation of results from telemonitoring equipment. But, is your agency prepared for access to, or uploads to, your patients' personal health record?
  • Program provides seamless case management

    By combining its individual disease management programs into a member-centered system and reminding members of gaps in recommended care, Buffalo-based HealthNow New York helps members assume responsibility for managing their conditions so they can stay healthy and out of the hospital.
  • Behavioral CMs help manage bipolar members

    Members with bipolar disorder are getting the help they need to keep their condition under control through a new telephone coaching program from Health Alliance Plan (HAP) of Michigan.