HEALTH CARE REFERENCE CENTER

Patient Education Reference Center

This resource provides nurses and healthcare professionals with patient information handouts that can be customized, printed and given to a patient at the point of care. Patient Education Reference Center handouts are easy to read, include medical illustrations and are available in multiple languages.

Medical Information for Patients and Caregivers

The handouts available in Patient Education Reference Center educate patients on multiple topics including diseases and conditions, procedures and lab tests, wellness and prevention and more. It also includes discharge and home care information for more than 1,600 topics.

Nurses can personalize handouts with notes for individual patients and create and share folders for frequently used handouts. Handouts can also be branded with a hospital's name and logo.

Handouts in Multiple Languages

Patient Education Reference Center handouts are available in English and Spanish with an optional upgrade that includes handouts in 15 additional languages including:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Farsi
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Additional Features

Patient Education Reference Center can be integrated into a hospital’s electronic medical records (EMR) system or intranet, allowing nurses quick access to patient handouts while viewing the patient’s medical record.

Institutions that also subscribe to Nursing Reference Center can access many of PERC’s patient handouts directly from the Nursing Reference Center interface.

Patient Education Reference Center is certified as an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Module for Meaningful Use Stage 2 and supports Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).