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Help Your Patients Understand Their Illness

Elevate Health Literacy

Elevate Health Literacy

Our patient education videos satisfy each of the “3 A’s of Health Literacy” – Accurate, Accessible and Actionable.

Improve Quality of Conversation

Improve Quality of Conversation

Engaging Patient Education improves communication between patients, caregivers, and the entire medical care team.

Overcome Cultural Barriers

Overcome Cultural Barriers

Animation means our videos can be customized and translated to meet the needs of your patient population.

Minimize Physical Pain

Minimize Physical Pain

Patients that learn via video report a better quality of life and a reduction in physical pain.

Reduce Anxiety

Reduce Anxiety

Our videos are created with an aesthetic that reduces anxiety and specifically addresses psychosocial side-effects.

Ensure Overall Satisfaction

Ensure Overall Satisfaction

Patients receiving a video education retain more information and report greater satisfaction with their care.

Create Videos That Address The Patient Experience

Smarter Medical Care custom patient education videos are created to address any and all needs that your organization may have. Our goal is to help patients understand their illness and know what to expect so they can approach their care as free of anxiety and fear as possible. This method enables patients to engage in their care, so your organization can concentrate on delivering it to them.

Patient Education Videos Customized For Your Organization

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Dynamic Updates

Changes to address new guidelines can be made quickly and affordably.

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Translation into Any Language

Our animated videos can be easily customized for your patient population.

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Brand Integration

With your organization’s branding and messaging, videos integrate seamlessly into delivery of care.

Compatibility Support For All Major Platforms

Smarter Medical Care creates videos to help you communicate with patients, employees, or the general public on any device.

Our Patient Education Videos

Address Common Barriers

Patient Anxiety

Comfort patients by offering them a better understanding of their illness.

Low Literacy

Confusing materials makes it difficult for patients to grasp their situation.

Poor Translation

Lack of easily-accessible translated materials is a serious concern.

Client Testimonials & Patient Feedback

Find out what providers and patients are saying about our custom approach to patient education videos.

Matthew Cohen, MD

“Health care is delivered in an extremely complex system that is often unpredictable and bewildering, especially for the uninitiated. Smarter Medical Care is an essential centralized educational resource for patients, families, and friends. Smarter Medical Care helps the anxious patient, under-informed family member and well-intentioned friend to prepare for, confront and cope with the many challenges associated with serious illness. Smarter Medical Care delivers the guidance that the clinician might defer at the hospital bedside or office appointment due to constraints of time. In a stressful situation like an episode of illness, experience alone can be a harsh teacher. For patients and those whom they love, Smarter Medical Care is a compassionate teacher, counselor, and coach, available on demand, to make the journey less of a jostle.”

Matthew Cohen, MD

Gastroenterologist, New Haven, Connecticut

Lane Stiles

“Smarter Medical Care produced a short video on recovering from total joint replacement for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Brian Rodvien and his staff were very professional and easy to work with. They were responsive to suggestions and met deadlines on time and on budget. The use of animation allowed us to focus on key messages without the distraction of extraneous imagery and made it much easier to create a Spanish version of the video. I would recommend Smarter Medical Care to anyone needing a low-cost custom video on a medical topic.”

Lane Stiles

Director, Patient Education, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dannell Boatman

“We really enjoyed working with Smarter Medical Care. The staff was professional and responsive during every step of the process. The videos created are very useful tools in our daily work. Our organization utilizes them online and through social media. In addition, the clinics we partner with utilize them in different ways, including having them loop in their lobbies. Overall it was a positive experience and we received a great finished product.”

Dannell Boatman

MS Cancer Information Specialist, West Virginia University Cancer Institute

Tom Tucker

“Bob is a well educated, super smart and highly respected Oncologist, but he’s also a good guy and can reduce complex medical stuff into easily understood language. He did that for me. He not only educated me, but removed my anxiety as he walked me through the disease, it’s origins and it’s likely behavior. He carefully explained my options and likely outcome in plain English to a point where I began to look at my cancer as just another problem with a solution. The materials produced by Smarter Medical Care are excellent printed and visual pieces that detail Dr. Rodvien’s thinking on cancer and Doctor/Patient relationships. It’s all online and Bob is accessible. I urge anyone diagnosed with a serious cancer to contact this group. My personal results were excellent, I recovered quickly and I am cancer free four years later.”

Tom Tucker

Patient

Diane Zagerman

“Smarter Medical Care provides a much needed resource to patients and families undergoing serious illness. Utilizing a friendly, compassionate tone, its videos and podcasts help people learn to communicate better with their healthcare providers and support systems in a simple, straightforward way. In these days of rapidly changing healthcare environments, Smarter Medical Care allows people to learn about difficult subjects in an easy to navigate format at their own pace, whether through watching videos on the website itself, or through podcasts that may be listened to at home, in the car, or while out for a walk. The overall message is that the site is there to help, that everyone deserves the right to learn and communicate in the healthcare system in a way that improves quality of life, even in the face of serious situations.”

Diane Zagerman

Oncology Nurse, San Francisco, California

Scott Plymale LCSW, PhD

“Smarter Medical Care has been a partner of Community Health Resource Center as we share the same goal: helping to empower patients and manage their individual wellness. Stress and anxiety impedes communication between the patient and clinician. Smarter Medical Care has created content and technology to address patient needs regarding communication to help reduce stress. Their solution has received positive reviews from patients and clinicians alike and I would recommend them to anyone who is in the market for health education content or videos or the development of custom education materials.”

Scott Plymale LCSW, PhD

ED, Community Health Resource Center, California Pacific Medical Center, a Sutter Health Hospital

Tracy Torchetti, MA

“Cancer is not well understood. We set out to explain what cancer is using a short video format, which is a new medium for our team of content developers. It was important to collaborate with a video production company that not only understood how to apply health literacy principles to the medium, but could also work with our team of writers, editors and translators to meet rigorous standards for cancer information development. Most importantly the video met its main objective. As a result of user testing, we know that viewers’ knowledge about cancer improved. “It’s 2 minutes long and now I know all I need to.” Working with Smarter Medical Care, and Brian in particular, was a very positive experience. The work was high quality, professional and highly collaborative. I would recommend them to anyone looking to create a health education video.”

Tracy Torchetti, MA

Director, Cancer Information, Canadian Cancer Society

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  • Improve Health Literacy

    Well designed animated videos can significantly increase understanding among all ages, cultures, and health literacy levels.

  • Better Treatment Outcomes

    Patients who receive effective y patient education along the continuum of care have better treatment adherence, reduced pain, and improved quality of life.

  • Operational Efficiencies

    Scalable patient education modules reduce costs by allowing staff to spend more time on care, and reducing hospitalization rates.

  • Patient Satisfaction

    High quality patient education increases patient referrals and strengthens your reputation for excellence.

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