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Innovation Spotlight—Erie County Medical Center Improves Health Literacy

Erie County Medical Center recognized that congestive heart failure (CHF) patients do not always receive sufficient information to manage their condition after leaving the hospital. To confront this issue, a hospital-wide multidisciplinary team developed a health literacy program comprised of multiple educational approaches. 

To learn more about this program and its results, read the full story here. This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' NYS Triple Aim website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are improving population health, enhancing the quality of patient care, and reducing the cost of healthcare despite fiscal constraints.  

Published April 6, 2018