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Transform the in-hospital room television into a powerful patient education resource and work on improving patient satisfaction in the process. Inform, empower and engage patients in the care process.

Reach every patient every day with high quality healthcare information that makes a difference and improves satisfaction.

  • Deliver practical, empowering, educational programs directly to the point of care
  • Prepare patients and their families for managing their care plans and day-to-day activities once they leave your hospital
  • Works with your existing infrastructure (no need to add or change televisions)

Adopt award winning health and lifestyle education content

  • The Patient Channel is the nation’s largest in-hospital health information television network
  • Delivered directly to patient rooms and waiting areas, the Patient Channel offers more than 60 recovery and wellness programs
  • Programs are videotaped at over 100 locations nationwide, featuring over 150 physicians, and developed with 24 professional health organizations
  • Reviewed by an external medical advisory board ensures that only up to date, accurate and ethical programming reaches your patients
  • Custom hospital marketing tools are available to assist staff in promoting patient awareness

Achieve your patient education and safety goals 

  • Reducing hospital readmissions is a vital goal. Use a custom channel to extend the educational reach of your staff and care team and reduce those readmission rates 
  • All programming has been reviewed by Joint Commission Resources—documentation available citing how programming supports The Joint Commission accreditation standards, elements of performance and national patient safety goals
  • Programming is provided in English with Spanish and English closed captioning
  • Our websites are available for patients, friends and family to use after leaving the hospital which can help educate patients from their home and contribute to reducing hospital readmission
  • Subscription packages tailored for today’s hospital budgets

With a subscription you can view Patient Channel programs at any time online.

  • Patient Channel topics include:
  • Hospital and Patient Safety
  • Heart Disease and Stroke Recovery
  • Medication Management
  • Exercise and Nutrition
  • Diabetes Management
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Cancer
  • Infection Control
  • Avoiding Hospital Readmissions

High-level patient education information from the best health and wellness resources

Dedicated to patient care and safety, Joint Commission Resources (JCR) is a leader in sustaining and improving the care provided by healthcare organizations. The Patient Channel works with JCR on programming and supplemental content to ensure patients and hospitals receive only trusted information and industry best practices. 


The Patient Channel Medical
Advisory Board  

Comprised of esteemed physicians, the Medical Advisory Board works diligently to ensure all content is up-to-date and presented in a clear and understandable way for patients and their families.

Click here to see the Patient Channel’s Advisory Board or click here for programming and advertising standards.

Health Organizations and Hospitals contributing to The Patient Channel*

  • Joint Commission Resources
  • National Patient Safety Foundation
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Cancer Society
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville 
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

*A complete and extensive list of contributors is available upon request