(For immediate release)
Krames On-Demand Infobutton named Allscripts® May 2017 App of the Month
Gives health care providers instant access to customizable patient-education materials
Yardley, PA (May 15, 2017) – StayWell, a leading health engagement solutions company, announced today that its Krames On-DemandTM Infobutton has been recognized by Allscripts as the May App of the Month. Krames On-Demand Infobutton is a StayWell solution that integrates recommended patient education into clinicians’ workflow, giving health care providers instant access to the Krames On-Demand library of patient education HealthSheets™, videos, discharge instructions, and more — with one click.
Krames On-Demand Infobutton was certified for integration within the Allscripts Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions last year, and was recognized as App of the Month. When using Infobutton to access the Krames On-Demand library of content, health care providers can:
- Quickly and easily download award-winning patient education content, including videos and KidsHealth® instructions;
- Customize or create branded patient education materials;
- Access content from multiple locations within a health system; and
- Integrate custom content into existing health system content.
“Infobutton gives health care providers immediate access to tools they can use to engage patients in the care they receive, which has the potential to lead to better outcomes,” said JoAnna Brogdon, Vice President, Partner Development, StayWell. “We’re honored to be named Allscripts’ App of the Month because it reinforces the value Infobutton delivers to clinicians in a complex, competitive health care market.”
StayWell is a health solutions company that uses the science of behavior change to help people live happier, healthier lives. StayWell brings decades of experience working across the health care industry to design solutions for improving individual and organizational health outcomes, managing the health of targeted populations, and creating brand engagement for employers and health care organizations. StayWell programs have received numerous top industry honors, including the C. Everett Koop National Health Award and the Web Health Award for health engagement programs. StayWell also has received URAC and NCQA accreditation for several of its programs. StayWell is majority-owned by Healthcare Services & Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA (“Merck”). The company is headquartered in Yardley, PA, and also has a major location in St. Paul, MN. To learn more, visit http://www.staywell.com.
For more than a century, Merck, a leading global biopharmaceutical company known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research to advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and communities around the world – including cancer, cardio-metabolic diseases, emerging animal diseases, Alzheimer’s disease and infectious diseases including HIV and Ebola. For more information, visit www.merck.com and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.
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Media contact for StayWell:
Barbara Tabor, APR / 651-230-9192 / barbara@taborPR.com