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3rd Annual Kentucky Health Literacy Summit – March 22-23, 2012

3rd Annual Kentucky Health Literacy Summit Building Your Health Literacy Toolkit March 22-23, 2012 Marriott Griffin Gate Hotel Lexington, Kentucky Open to all those interested inimproving their health literacy and patient communications skills. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE: – Cindy Brach, AHRQ … Continue reading

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Health Literacy Challenge for Grades 6-12

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv. The ¡VIVA! Peer Tutors of the South Texas Independent School District are conducting a nationwide health literacy challenge. Students enrolled in U.S. schools in grades 6-12 can submit a video promoting the … Continue reading

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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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Call for posters and Presentations for Health Literacy Iowa Conference

Health Literacy Iowa Creating a Shared Vision for Health Literacy in Iowa Health Literacy Iowa & New Readers of Iowa Conference Health Literacy in Iowa: Partnering to Change Research into Practice Friday and Saturday – April 13-14, 2012 Call for … Continue reading

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Internet Use for Health Care Information

The following was posted as part of a comment on the HealthLiteracy Listserv.   This link is to an article that found that fewer people are looking for health information online compared to earlier in the decade. http://www.informationweek.com/news/healthcare/patient/232200043

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Call for Breakout Session Presentations for IHA’s Eleventh Annual Health Literacy Conference

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv. The Call for Breakout Session Presentations for IHA’s Eleventh Annual Health Literacy Conference has been posted. Here’s a link to the Call for Breakout Session Presentations. We are looking for 90-minute, hands-on, … Continue reading

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