Tag Archives: consumers

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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Minnesota Health Literacy Partnership Announces New Website

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv. “The Minnesota Health Literacy Partnership is pleased to introduce its new website: http://www.healthliteracymn.org. The site offers up-to-date health literacy resources for both health care providers and consumers.  Resources include PowerPoint presentations, training … Continue reading

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Plain & Simple Site Update – A Health Literacy Project for Iowa

This is a recent post on the HealthLiteracy Listserv from  Don McCormick;  “Plain & Simple” Health Literacy Coordinator with the Iowa Dept. of Public Health.    He writes… Hi Everyone, I’ve recently added a few items to the Plain & Simple … Continue reading

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NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08)

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has issued a request for grant applications for projects that will bring useful, usable health information to health disparity populations and the health care providers who care for those populations. Access to useful, usable, … Continue reading

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