Daily Archives: May 4, 2011

[HealthLiteracy 5688] Health Literacy and Outcomes Among Patients With Heart Failure — JAMA Article

The following was a post on the HealthLiteracy Listserv, posted by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell. Peterson PN, Shetterly SM, Clarke CL, et al. “Health literacy and outcomes among patients with heart failure.” Journal of the American Medical Association. 2011; 305(16): 1695-1701 http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/305/16/1695.abstractContinue reading

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Articles on the Impact of Personal Health Records

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Social Media, PHRs Can Aid in Monitoring Chronic Diseases http://bit.ly/jU2tkp iHealthBeat May 2, 2011 Social networking tools, when paired with the use of personal health records, can be valuable in monitoring chronic … Continue reading

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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Spring 2011 Issue Online

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/spring11/toc.html The latest issue of the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine is now available online. In every issue you’ll find information you can use to keep you and your family healthy, including links to … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz: Assessing Americans’ Familiarity with the Health Care Law

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.kff.org/healthreform/upload/8148.pdf Kaiser Family Foundation “The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is coming up on a year old, but in the midst of continuing debate over the merits of the landmark health care overhaul, … Continue reading

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