The Language of Liberate Health

We’re all about bringing clarity to communications at Liberate Health.  Just in case any of our terms need some explaining, here’s some of the more common language we use and what we mean:

App: The abbreviated name for all mobile applications.

Clinician: Any licensed healthcare professional that treats patients.

Cloud: Is a software service or resource that is provided over the Internet.

Condition Deck: Educational material on the Liberate Health platform created by experts for the education of patients on various disease states and conditions.

Content: The educational materials found on the Liberate Health platform.

Deck: The condition and treatment educational presentations found in Liberate Health are similar to power point presentations and are referred to as a deck.

Engagement: The act of engaging a patient in a Patient dialogue to drive the process by which they become increasingly engaged in their own health care

Encounter: The meeting between a patient and HCP at point of care

Health Literacy: the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions

HIPAA: is the United States federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The primary goal of the law is to make it easier for people to keep health insurance, protect the confidentiality and security of healthcare information and help the healthcare industry control administrative costs.

HCP: HealthCare Professional: an individual who provides preventive, curative or rehabilitative health care services in a systematic way to individuals, families or communities.

Infographic: combination of plain language and visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and in an a way that is easily understandable

KOL: Key Opinion Leader. Physicians and other HCPs who are recognized experts in a disease, condition, or therapeutic clinical practice area.

Mini Deck: Educational condition content on the platform for a shorter conversation with patients at point of care. These presentations include top-line information on the condition, an action plan to discuss with patients, and notes and calendar pages to map out further action for patients and physicians.

Partner: Companies who have placed content on the Liberate Health platform. The partner content is in its own section on the platform.

Plain Language: Simplified communication your audience can understand the first time they read or hear it

Portal: an Internet site providing access or links to other sites.

PVR: Patient Visit Record. Once the conversation between a patient and HCP has taken place with Liberate Health, all of the captured data (Audio, content deck, iPad gestures, drawing, notes, photos, PDFs) is compiled as a video, encrypted into a file that is sent to the HIPPA-compliant cloud to be viewed by the patient. These files are all called the Patient Visit Record.

Sponsor: Pharmaceutical companies who are providing patient education content on the Liberate Health platform for conditions, branded medication, and treatment protocols.

Teach: HCPs can use the Liberate Health platform to have an educational moment with their patients at point of care.

Treatment Deck: Educational material on the Liberate Health platform that educates patients on medications and treatment protocols that have been prescribed.

Treatment Plan: Educational material on the platform that provides action plans, calendars and notes pages for treatment protocols and next steps that have been discussed and prescribed.

Video: The PVR that has been created is encrypted and created by the Liberate Health platform. The only “video” that is shown to the patient is what is discussed at point of care.