Daily Archives: October 14, 2010

Global ‘Digital Life’ Research Project Reveals Major Changes in Online Behaviour

Here is a recent post on the BHIC Blog.     This web site is fascinating! http://bit.ly/diRPrr LONDON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ The largest ever global research project into people’s online activities and behaviour – Digital Life  – was launched today, ‘digital day’ … Continue reading

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City Doctors Go Online to Reach Out to Patients

This is an interesting news items from India.   http://bit.ly/9qLkau The Times of India Umesh Isalkar, TNN, Oct 11, 2010 Be it sending alerts to patients for a scheduled vaccine, texting a reminder for a quarterly visit or a periodic … Continue reading

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Inaugural Health Literacy Conference Pennsylvania

The ACP Foundation will be hosting the 2010 Inaugural Pennsylvania Health Literacy Conference.    The conference will feature several prominent national experts at the new Temple University Medical Education Research Building on November 18, 2010. The purpose of the conference is three fold: Raise awareness … Continue reading

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AHRQ Health Literacy Podcast and Consumer Column

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv.   In this Podcast, AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy urges consumers to ask questions and repeat back instructions to improve comunication with health care providers. Listen to or download the Podcast at: http://www.healthcare411.ahrq.gov/radiocastseg.aspx?id=1141&type=segContinue reading

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