Presentations of Note

This was posted on the BHIC Blog this morning.      As always, thank you Siobhan for being “on top of resources, events, etc.!

Institute Of Medicine Workshop on Integrating Health Literacy in Prevention Programs
Presentations from the IOM Workshop on Integrating Health Literacy in Prevention Programs are now available online: The workshop was held on September 15, 2009 in the Washington Plaza Hotel located at 10 Thomas Circle, NW in Washington DC.

Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data to Improve Health Care Quality:

An overview of the new Institute of Medicine report and perspectives from the field
You can access the archive of the complete webinar recording, presentation slides, and a supplemental resource document online:

Health OutLoud Podcast: Writing Health Information That Caregivers Can Understand and Providers Will Accept
Carol Levine works at the United Hospital Fund in New York City. There, she directs the Families and Health Care Project which focuses on developing partnerships between health care professionals and family caregivers, especially during transitions in health care settings. You can see this project online at Levine has won numerous awards for her work on health and social policy issues. In 1993, she was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship for her work in AIDS policy and ethics. In 2007, she was named a WebMD Health Hero. In this podcast she talks with Helen Osborne about “Writing health information that caregivers can understand and providers will accept.”

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