New Member Benefit | Personalized Patient Education Mobile App
(SDPA Partner Content)
Today’s patients often arrive at their appointment knowing nothing about their condition and treatment– or they may also be misinformed from faulty information on the Internet.
To address this problem, digital health company Vivacare provides medical professionals with a customizable mobile app for patient education and engagement.
Patients who use the mobile app arrive at their appointment with informed questions and an understanding of the basics, making the office visit more productive and meaningful. When they return home, they gain access to care instructions, skin care tips, and skin care reminders to help them manage their condition. For instance, a patient with Actinic Keratoses will be directed to the “AK 101” learning module to understand AKs and the importance of using sunscreen, and can opt-in to receive monthly skin cancer check reminders via the mobile app.
In partnership with the SDPA, Vivacare now offers all PA members of the SPDA with premium-level services at no cost.
As part of the free service, SDPA members receive toll-free customer support and tear-off sheets that you can hand-out to your patients with directions on how they can download the app. Additionally your mobile app will include the “What is a Dermatology PA Video” from the SDPA to help your patients understand the professional qualifications of dermatology PAs.
Members can quickly personalize the mobile app with their own practice information, including their logo or photo, professional profile, and practice locations that display digital maps. And members can share their personal medical expertise with patients by publishing their own handouts or skin care tips to the mobile app, such as sunscreen recommendations.
Once enrolled, you can start telling patients about your new mobile app. Once they download the mobile app and enter your unique code they will be able to view recommended resources from the source they trust most… you.
The Vivacare mobile app is available for patients in the Apple AppStore (for iOS devices) and Google Play (for Android devices).
ACT NOW! To begin offerong your patients this innovative service, a personalized mobile app designed to improve patient care, enroll for FREE at www.vivacare.com.
Byline: Mark Becker, MD
Posted: June 22, 2018