Short visit times add to health literacy barriers.
Well-informed patients have better health outcomes, but unfortunately this is rarely how patients feel after a 15-minute visit. When your patients cannot understand or use their health information, they lose the ablility to manage their health effectively and make confident decisions about available treatment options.
We asked patients about their education needs
Over 90% of patients we talked to want the option to meet with a kidney coach between their doctor's appointments.
Metrics that matter for providers
We recognize that patient outcomes and optimal treatment pathways are critical for nephrology practices. By addressing low health literacy barriers we directly affect patients' comprehension, confidence and decision-making abilities. Our evidence-based, personalized approach to education is designed with your financial and outcomes-based needs in mind.
improved health literacy
Empowering patients to be able to use and understand health information is what IKONA was designed to do.
better patient experience
Knowing each patient's goals and motivations is hard, let alone building a tailored learning plan to meet their needs.
better health outcomes
Identifying an optimal treatment pathway is more than a one-sided prediction. Patient comprehension and readiness are key.
lower overall cost of care
By improving a patient's ability to learn about their treatment options, IKONA aligns financial outcomes with care paths.
How it works for your patients
Refer a new patient
Once you enroll a new patient, we will reach out directly to schedule their initial welcome call and coaching session.
An IKONA coach will meet with your patient to talk about goal setting, gather a knowledge baseline and begin designing a learning plan.
Your patient will have access to our platform and ongoing support from our kidney coaches, who will build and iterate their learning paths.
Ready to learn more?
See how IKONA can work for you and your team
We will help you take a look at your existing educational programs and benchmarks and build a program that will help improve health literacy and outcomes for your patients.