At Noora Health, our mission is to train patients and their families with high-impact health skills to improve outcomes and save lives
We turn hospital hallways and waiting rooms into classrooms and enable family members to provide care in the hospital and at home. This is how it works. . .
We tap into an available, highly compassionate and willing resource. The family member.
Activate with Education
We turn hospital hallways and waiting rooms into classrooms where family members learn high-impact, hands-on health skills.
Family members are able to practice the skills in the safety of the hospital before they return home.
Recovery with Confidence
Families return home with confidence. As a result, we reduce return hospital visits, reduce the incidence of preventable complications and replace anxiety with confidence for the caregiver.
"My son has been doing better at the training than any of us - he is the star student. He never forgets to remind us, even the nurses, to wash our hands."
Arjun, a young boy recovering from open heart surgery, learns about his condition alongside his father and helps us design take-home materials for his family to use when they return to their village.
Aditi takes care of her husband at home after surgery. She is not literate and was apprehensive about the training program at first. She completed the training, and when we visited them in their rural village in north east India several months later, she had nearly every word from the training still memorized and had practiced the skills perfectly to her husband’s benefit.
Rural West Bengal, India
“What you have taught me will help me take care of not only my father, but my whole family. I will teach this to my whole village. Teach me everything you can.”
Krishna accompanied his father to the hospital for his open heart surgery. They live on a farm a day's journey from the hospital. In this photo, he is practicing how to take a pulse – a skill he learned in the training.
A story told in numbers
Family Members Trained
Reduction in 30 Day Readmissions
Reduction in Anxiety
Reduction in Post-Surgical Complications
*updated data to be released in late 2017
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