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The Patient Channel

During your stay at St. James Hospital (SJH), you have access to The Patient Channel, a 24-hour, satellite-delivered education television network service. The Patient Channel provides credible, accurate and up-to-date information to patients and their families, caregivers and friends to help manage medical conditions and improve health.

Programming on The Patient Channel covers a wide range of topics including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, cancer, asthma, smoking cessation, parenting and more. Visitors to SJH’s also now have 24-hour access to some of The Patient Channel’s programming. Spanish and English closed captioning is available on all programs. The Patient Channel is available on Channel 17 in patient rooms. Programming is repeated frequently to allow you to watch programs at different times during the day with your family and friends. These programs will complement other information provided by your doctor and hospital staff.

To get started go to The Patient Channel site. Once on the website, enter password 06802 and hit the Submit button and scroll to find the videos you are interested in watching.

SJH’s website visitors also have 24-hour access to many of The Patient Channel videos (use password 06802). When you go home, you can view the programs again!

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