MIDDLETOWN, NY - 12/15/2017 — The Digital Health Awards®, an extension of the National Health Information Awards?, has presented Nexus Health Resources with a Bronze award in the Mobile Digital Health Resources/Responsive Design classification for its Nexus Health Academy solution. Other Bronze award winners include the American Heart Association and the Mayo Clinic.
Nexus Health Academy was created to complement patient outreach efforts by delivering a series of easy-to-understand videos to assist in the recovery process and ensure adherence to the patient discharge plan. The videos are designed for trouble-free viewing on a mobile phone, tablet or computer and focus on key topics such as taking medications, attending follow-up appointments and recognizing important warning signs and symptoms.
“It is the highest honor to see Nexus Health Resources recognized among such influential names in digital health innovation,” says Nexus Health Chief Revenue Officer and co-founder Ryan Sparks. “By improving health literacy for patients and caregivers and ensuring ongoing communication with the transitional care team, Nexus Health Academy is able to bridge the gap between discharge and home. The result is improved patient outcomes and a significant reduction in hospital readmissions.”
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About the Digital Health Awards
The goal of the Digital Health Awards is to recognize high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. The awards program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center? (HIRC), a clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields. The Digital Health Awards are an extension of the HIRC’s National Health Information Awards, the largest program of its kind in the United States. Because of the dynamic nature of digital health resources, the Digital Health Awards competition is held twice each year—spring and fall.
About Nexus Health Resources
Nexus Health Resources (http://nexushealthresources.com) is a leading provider of transitional care software, services and patient engagement solutions for acute and post-acute care organizations facing the challenge of reducing unnecessary hospital readmissions and total medical spend. Through the Nexus Health Call Center and our proprietary transitional care software platform, NexusConnexions®, we assist providers with ensuring coordinated, quality health care during the important transition period from hospital or rehabilitation facility to home in order to mitigate the risk of readmission. Additionally, Nexus Health Academy promotes patient engagement with condition-specific health literacy for patients and caregivers to assist in guiding recovery at home.
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