Patient education for GI with drawMD Gastroenterology
Say “Hello!” to the newest member of the drawMD family, drawMD Gastroenterology! drawMD is used for visual communication of medical conditions and procedures during patient conversations. Use drawMD for patient education and counseling, to improve patient health literacy, and to improve communication in the clinic.
drawMD Gastroenterology is presented to you by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). This app can used to explain a range of conditions and procedures (listed below) and was made under the direction of several experts in the field of Gastroenterology. These clinicians identified the most common GI conditions and procedures for patient education and starting conversations, which are represented in the initial templates provided in the application. There will be monthly updates to the app adding more illustrations! If you’re looking for something specific or would like to help out let us know and email us by clicking here or filling out the form below.
The app will be on display at the Digestive Disease Week conference in Washington D.C. May 17-19, 2015. Come by and see drawMD Gastroenterology and meet some of the Visible Health team (including me)!
GI Procedures represented in the app
- Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
- Singe and Double Balloon Enterocsopy
- Abdominoperineal Resection(APR)
GI Conditions represented in the app
- Sessile Polyps
- Pedunculated Polyps
- Flat Polyp
- Diverticulum Abscess
- Constricting Cancer
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Vascular Malformations
Patient education made easy
Starting a conversation with drawMD is easy. Just choose from one of the available templates, customize the drawing during your conversation using stamp, sketch, or labeling tools, then share the drawing with your patient via email or printing. If there’s a template you’re missing just request a new one in the app or send us email at us by clicking here or filling out the form below.
The drawMD Gastroenterology app is the latest in the drawMD family, which features 17 different clinical specialties. The drawMD application were originally developed by two practicing physicians to improve communication in clinic and to help patient better understand their medical conditions and proposed treatments. drawMD is a great resource for starting conversations with patients.