Category Archives: AHRQ

Health Literacy Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog Brown Bag Review Promoted As one of AHRQ’s Health Literacy Month activities, AHRQ posted a 60-second podcast that encourages consumers to check their medicines. AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy explains how patients can … 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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AHRQ’s Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes Open for Comment

….from a recent post on the BHIC Blog… “The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Effective Health Care (EHC) Program is pleased to announce that the following draft research review is now available for public comment:”Health Literacy Interventions and … Continue reading

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AHRQ Spanish Podcasts and Videocasts Available

Thank you, Siobhan, for posting these links on the BHIC Blog.    This is great information for our Spanish speaking clients/patients. Escoja a Su Médico: Choosing a Doctor. This 60-second podcast offers listeners suggestions for ways to select a doctor who … Continue reading

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AHRQ Health Literacy Tools Feedback:

This was posted on the BHIC Blog today… Feedback Requested The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is interested in learning who is using the tools developed for addressing health literacy. Have you used AHRQ’s Informed Consent and Authorization … Continue reading

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AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit Available

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is proud to announce the publication of the Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit. The toolkit is based on the principles of universal precautions, or specific actions that providers can take to make health … Continue reading

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New AHRQ Informed Consent and Authorization Toolkit for Minimal Risk Research

…as posted on the Health Literacy listserv. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has published new toolkit to help researchers obtain potential research participants’ informed consent and authorization to use their health data in accordance with the Privacy … Continue reading

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Strategies to Improve Communication between Pharmacy Staff and Patients: Training Program for Pharmacy Staff.

AHRQ has a health literacy curriculum for pharmacists: Strategies to Improve Communication between Pharmacy Staff and Patients: Training Program for Pharmacy Staff. It includes a slide set and a trainer’s guide. It focuses on communication on medication, but could be … Continue reading

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