Portuguese and Arabic Patient Education Now Available from Krames

Krames On-Demand content now available in 12 Languages

YARDLEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Krames Patient Education has added hundreds of HealthSheetTM articles in Arabic and Portuguese to the Krames On-Demand patient education system library. This content is available immediately for patients and caregivers served by the thousands of hospitals, clinics, medical practices, and health plans that use Krames On-Demand to engage patients in their healthcare improving outcomes and patient satisfaction.

“Krames has a long history of creating content that addresses the health literacy challenges of patients,” explained James Ryan, Vice President and Publisher at Krames. “And, increasingly, this has to include meeting the unique language requirements of the US ethnic mosaic. We are committed to adding additional languages to Krames On-Demand, our flagship product, to ensure our clients continue to provide superior care.”

Krames On-Demand includes over 3,300 single-topic HealthSheetsTM spanning 38 medical specialty areas covering the continuum of care from risk-factor management/prevention, diagnosis and treatment options to surgeries, procedures, discharge instructions, rehabilitation, and chronic condition management. Krames content is created in accordance with health literacy design principles featuring Krames signature art/text synergy and designed to engage patients in their health management. Additionally, Krames On-Demand features 2,000 Medication Information Sheets. In addition to Portuguese and Arabic, Krames On-Demand content is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian, Tagalog, Armenian, Korean, Farsi, and Hmong. Clients throughout the U.S. utilize Krames On-Demand to enhance patient care, improve outcomes, streamline workflow, satisfy Joint Commission standards, and meet emerging Meaningful Use requirements of EHR systems.

For additional information on Krames On-Demand or to request a free trial, visit www.krames.com/KOD.

About Krames

Krames (a MediMedia Company) is the market leader in patient education and consumer health information solutions. Over 85 percent of American hospitals, as well as leading health plans, employer groups, private practices and pharmaceutical companies use Krames’ solutions to improve quality of care, streamline workflow and lower healthcare costs. Krames also brings health literacy expertise to American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association and American Lung Association patient education through exclusive partnerships with these respected organizations. Founded in 1974, Krames remains at the leading edge of patient education with innovative programs that utilize a comprehensive suite of print, electronic and video content. For more information, please visit www.krames.com.

About MediMedia

Headquartered in Yardley, PA, with 1,500 employees in offices throughout the U.S., MediMedia changes consumer and professional behaviors through superior engagement, education and end-user preferences. Our health information services group creates, publishes, distributes, and syndicates on and off-line health information to help consumers make informed health decisions on behalf of a variety of sponsors, including providers – both hospitals and physicians, payers, and online media companies. Our health management services group provides population health management services which help consumers lower their health risk, enabling employers to lower their risks, utilization and ultimately their health care expenses. And finally, our professional segment derives its revenues from providing online/off-line professional promotion, engagement, and education services targeted to healthcare professionals and their patients

MediMedia is a Vestar Capital Partners portfolio company.


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