Success Stories


Sierra Vista Trial​

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA conducted the first trial and survey of Holvan’s video patient education. The nine-month trial started…

Informed Consent ROI

The Holvan Group’s Patient Education and Consent Videos are a simple and effective way to increase the efficiency of your practice. The videos help patients…

ACR Imaging 3.0 Case Study

This case study conducted by The American College of Radiology’s Imaging 3.0 initiative showcases the driving force behind the inception of Holvan. Fueled by a…

Emory University Hospital

Emory University’s Interventional Radiology Department conducted a quality improvement project to measure the improvements in patient education with Holvan’s Interventional Radiology Video Library. Read the…

Proven Results

The average length of an informed consent talk is 16 minutes2
The average Holvan Video is 5 minutes
Holvan Videos save 10+ minutes per patient
Saving time for physicians, nurses, and techs

Patients understand their procedures, the risks, benefits and alternatives better with Holvan Videos 1,8
Patient satisfaction is higher with education videos4
Holvan Videos decrease patient anxiety8

The average reading level of a surgical consent form is freshman year of college6
Holvan Videos are written at elementary school level

1 out of every 6 adults in the U.S. lack basic reading skills5
“36 million people can’t read a job application, understand basic written instructions, or read the Internet” 5
Video education improves patient comprehension1,7

Research suggests that physicians rarely meet even minimal standards of disclosure for the purposes of obtaining informed consent.3
Holvan Videos guarantee consistent and complete messaging, every time

1. Jonathan Martin, Haris Shekhani, et al. Quality Improvement Project to Increase Patients’ Knowledge About Their Impending Procedures During the Consent Process. JACR. 2018;4:652-653
2. Braddock C Hudak PL Feldman JJ et al. Surgery is certainly one good option: quality and time-efficiency of informed decision making in surgery. J Bone Joint Surg. 2008;90:1830–1838.
3. Daniel E. Hall, MD MDiv, Allan V. Prochazka, MD MSc, and Aaron S. Fink, MD, Informed consent for clinical treatment CMAJ. 2012 Mar 20; 184(5):533–540.
4. Zhang Y, Ruan X, Tang H, Yang W, Xian Z, Lu M. Video-assisted informed consent for cataract surgery: a randomized controlled trial. J Ophthalmol 2017;2017: 9593631.
5. “Facts.” National Literacy Directory,
6. Larson, Elaine, et al. “Reading Level and Length of Written Research Consent Forms.” Clinical and Translational Science, John Wiley and Sons Inc., Aug. 2015,
7. Wang, D. S., Jani, A. B., Sesay, M. , Tai, C. G., Lee, D. K., Echt, K. V., Goodman, M. G., Kilbridge, K. E. and Master, V. A. (2015), Video‐based educational tool improves patient comprehension of common prostate health terminology. Cancer, 121: 733-740. doi:10.1002/cncr.29101
8. Anuran-Torres, J. (2022). Pre-procedural Video Education on Liver Ablation Treatment. UCLA. ProQuest ID: AnuranTorres_ucla_0031D_20815. Merritt ID: ark:/13030/m53v6n3d. Retrieved from