Tag Archives: Organizations

Understanding Health Literacy

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.mhpa.org/Events/dsp_event.cfm?eventID=153 January 12, 11:00 AM EST. The webinar will explain low health literacy, how it negatively affects health outcomes and costs, and will provide simple solutions, best practices, and tools, including the … Continue reading

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Public Health News

as seen on  [PHPARTNERS_LINK@LIST.NIH.GOV] http://www.newpublichealth.org Online destination for information and discussion about public health. The content includes daily roundups of public health news and information, profiles of individuals working on the front lines of public health, perspectives from leaders and … Continue reading

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Health Data Tools and Statistics on PHPartners.org

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog; Sep 11, 2011 10:26 PM by Cheryl Rowan The Health Data Tools and Statistics page (http://phpartners.org/health_stats.html) on the PHPartners website  (http://phpartners.org) website has been reorganized to make public health data and statistics easier to find … Continue reading

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NCI Announces Guide to Communicating Data to Lay Audiences

The following was posted on the NCI Cancer Patient Educators’ Listserv [CA-PATIENT-ED@LIST.NIH.GOV] Communicating data to lay audiences is difficult, but the National Cancer Institute’s newly released Making Data Talk: A Workbook can help you present scientific and health data in … Continue reading

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Website: HHS Office of Adolescent Health

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “The Office of Adolescent Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new information-rich website on adolescent health issues, including physical, mental and reproductive … Continue reading

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Spanish-language Guides Help Consumers with Treatments for Common Illnesses

http://bit.ly/pKAyD4 AHRQ has released six new Spanish-language guides that help patients compare treatments for common illnesses.  They are: Guia para pacientes que están en tratamiento de una cardiopatía coronaria estable (“ACE Inhibitors” and “ARBs” to Protect Your Heart?) Controle el … Continue reading

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New Website Helps Cancer Patients Connect

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. A new website, developed with the participation of The American Cancer Society is using unique technology to help people facing cancer more easily find the peers, resources, and information they need. See … Continue reading

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Public Health Newswire

http://www.publichealthnewswire.org/ APHA launches a new online portal – Public Health Newswire – the essential resource for up-to-date information and opinions on the top issues affecting public health. News and events from a wide range of leading publications and events across … Continue reading

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HARC III – Health Literacy Annual Research Conference

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv by Michael Paasche-Orlow. “Registration is open for the 3rd Health Literacy Annual Research Conference. http://www.bumc.bu.edu/healthliteracyconference/ October 17-18, 2011 The Health Literacy Annual Research Conference is an interdisciplinary meeting for investigators dedicated to … Continue reading

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Public Health Preparedness Summit 2012 Call for Abstracts

http://www.phprep.org/2012/agenda/abstracts.cfm The 2012 Public Health Preparedness Summit will be held in Anaheim, California during February 21–24, 2012. This year’s Summit Planning Committee invites public health, emergency management, and other professionals nationwide to showcase and share their best practice training models, … Continue reading

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