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Articles of Interest

The following notes, about recent articles, was posted on the BHIC Blog. Promoting literacy to increase adherence http://www.acpinternist.org/archives/2011/07/literacy.htm From the July/August ACP Internist, copyright © 2011 by the American College of Physicians By Charlotte Huff When his heart failure patient … Continue reading

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Articles on Health Care

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Don’t Come Back, Hospitals Say http://on.wsj.com/raOro7 The Wall Street Journal THE INFORMED PATIENT JUNE 7, 2011 Can a virtual nurse named Louise help keep patients from landing back in the hospital after … Continue reading

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Majority Of Patients Want Online Access To Doctors

…recently posted on the BHIC Blog… http://bit.ly/hMGJTo By Nicole Lewis, InformationWeek March 4, 2011 “Nearly three-quarters of people want to be able to get lab results, request appointments, pay medical bills, and communicate with their doctor’s office through secure portals, … Continue reading

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Health Literacy in the News

Taking Medical Jargon Out of Doctor Visits This article appeared in the July 6th edition of the Wall Street Journal. Here’s a link, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703620604575349110536435630.html?KEYWORDS=health+literacy

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