Patient Engagement Quells Colonoscopy Fears - Emmi

May 23, 2014

Patient Engagement Quells Colonoscopy Fears

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center uses Web-based video programming to educate and engage colonoscopy patients, which is calming their nerves and saving the hospital time and money.

Few medical appointments evoke more anxiety than the dreaded colonoscopy.

The procedure is recommended for anyone over the age of 50 to screen for colon cancer, yet some patients aren’t keen on what they perceive as an embarrassing or downright scary experience. Read full article