Tag Archives: Health Policy

Two New Health Literacy Papers

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv. Please check the Health Affairs’ web site for a new paper on health literacy and health policy by HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh and other HHS colleagues. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/01/18/hlthaff.2011.1169 (You should … Continue reading

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Think Cultural Health

Think Cultural Health (TCH) is dedicated to advancing health equity at every point of contact. With growing concerns about health inequities and the need for health care systems to reach increasingly diverse patient populations, cultural competence has become more and … Continue reading

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Health Literacy Systematic Review of the Literature

The following appeared as [HealthLiteracy 5555] on the HealthLiteracy listserv, by Nancy Berkman. “The new AHRQ-sponsored health literacy systematic review, completed by the RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center was released yesterday.  The link is below. An Evidence Report, Health Literacy Interventions … Continue reading

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Updates from DiversityRX

…as seen on the BHIC Blog…   http://www.diversityRx.org The DiversityRX webiste was recently updated. New features include 3 extensive databases, with resources, organizations and professional profiles related to working in cross cultural health care. There are now 4 blogs, and … Continue reading

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The Case for Informed Consent

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “http://bit.ly/clSc6R [pdf] Patient Privacy Rights http://patientprivacyrights.org/ released the white paper: “The Case for Informed Consent: Why it is Critical to Honor What Patients Expect: for Health Care, Health IT and Privacy.” The … Continue reading

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