Daily Archives: October 28, 2010

Public Health Blogging From APHA’s 138th Annual Meeting

This is a special request from a fellow health blogger.     I pass this information along so that others can participate in the meeting in person or virtually. “Greetings fellow health blogger! Let me introduce myself: My name is Kim Krisberg … Continue reading

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Health Literacy & Social Media

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv by Geri Lynn Baumblatt.   “This is an interview with a pediatrician whose getting great results by connecting with her patients via texting and twitter. The short format has also forced her … Continue reading

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NEW Health Literacy Curricula

The following announcement appeared on the HealthLiteracy listserv.   I just wanted to share several new ESOL curriculum resources that the Florida Literacy Coalition recently developed in the areas of Women’s Health and Coping With Stress. They are freely available … Continue reading

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Toolkit for Collecting Race, Ethnicity and Primary Language Information From Patients

http://www.hretdisparities.org/index.php The Toolkit is designed to help hospitals, health systems, community health centers, medical group practices, health plans, and other users understand the importance of collecting accurate data on race, ethnicity, and primary language of persons with limited English proficiency … Continue reading

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