Truven HealthTM Micromedex Solutions Provide Patient Education Resources to Enhance Emmi Solutions Platform

Emmi Solutions now offers Micromedex® Patient Education evidence-based resources, including discharge instructions, through its interactive patient-communication platform

™ today announced a new partnership with Emmi Solutions, a leader in outcomes-based patient engagement. Truven Health Analytics has been selected to be the preferred provider of patient discharge instructions, which is a section of the content in the Emmi patient education library, used to support patient engagement across every stage of care. Integrating resources, including ® patient discharge instructions into the Emmi® platform, which has the ability to prescribe, track, and store patient interactions, will help providers meet meaningful use criteria and regulatory guidelines.

“Providers rely on Emmi programs to help engage and educate patients across the entire continuum of care,” explains Devin Gross, CEO, Emmi Solutions. “Our partnership with Truven Health adds another dimension to helping us deliver exceptional service to our clients when it comes to patient discharge instructions.”

CareNotes® patient-specific educational materials support hospitals’ goals for and and, delivered via the Emmi platform, are designed to increase loyalty and hospital preference by providing clinically consistent, patient-centered information when and where patients need it. By integrating a single source of evidence-based education across multiple channels, including the EHR, hospitals can promote clinical consistency across the care continuum through tools that are convenient, easy-to-use, and efficient for clinicians, patients, and consumers. These instructive and educational resources also help organizations address patient and retention challenges and increase patient understanding and participation in their own care.

provides patient discharge instructions as well as education handouts and engagement resources for the entire continuum of care, including pre-care and inpatient education, as well as discharge education for Diagnosis and Condition, Medication, Laboratory Tests, and more. The EHR-ready resources are designed to work in vendor-specific information systems to help clinicians increase efficiency, educate patients and family members, and improve patient outcomes. CareNotes documents are written at a 5th to 7th grade reading comprehension level and are available in up to 15 languages, which help hospitals reach Joint Commission, Core Measures, and Meaningful Use standards. Among information included in CareNotes are the following:

Emmi’s proprietary interactive communication methodology delivers actionable health information to patients via multiple modalities – including computers, mobile phones, and tablets – at key moments across the continuum of care. Emmi’s ability to connect with patients in language they understand at a time they are ready to learn and through the devices they already own has been demonstrated to help healthcare providers reduce costs, increase revenue, and improve outcomes. The patented platform allows providers to track the delivery and consumption of information to measure the clinical and financial impact of patient engagement and meet regulatory guidelines. The web-based platform requires no installation or maintenance and can be used in stand-alone mode or fully integrated into existing systems. Learn more by visiting .

Truven Health Analytics delivers unbiased information, analytic tools, benchmarks, and services to the healthcare industry. Hospitals, government agencies, employers, health plans, clinicians, and pharmaceutical companies have relied on its solutions for over 30 years. Truven Health Analytics combines deep clinical, financial, and healthcare management expertise with innovative technology platforms and information assets to make healthcare better, collaborating with customers to uncover and realize opportunities for improving quality, efficiency, and outcomes. Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted, proven brands in healthcare such as Micromedex, Action OI, and Advantage Suite. employs approximately 2,200 people worldwide and has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, Mich; Chicago; and Denver. For more information, please visit .

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