Tag Archives: Patient Education

Healthy Roads Media — New Programs

The following was posted to several listservs by Mary Alice Gillispie, M.D.; Healthy Roads Media.   “Healthy Roads Media has several new free patient education resources.  There is now a Spanish version of Advance Directives in multiple formats.  There is also … Continue reading

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Trust It or Trash It? Health Information Evaluation

http://www.trustortrash.org/ This is a tool to help you think critically about the quality of health information (including websites, handouts, booklets, etc.). Click on Who said it? When did they say it? and How did they know? to guide you through … Continue reading

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4th Biennial Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit

This announcement was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv.   Registration is now open for the 4th Biennial Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit on April 12-13, 2011 in Madison, WI.  This event will feature Keynote Speaker Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, a … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus: Patient Handouts

posted on the CAPHIS Listserv… Colleagues: MedlinePlus pages now feature a section of Patient Handouts. Patient handouts are short, printable lists of tips or how-tos on dealing with a disease or condition. We’ve gathered them into one place for easy … Continue reading

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Health Information Updates

This was posted today on the BHIC Blog   When looking for health information, the National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus http://medlineplus.gov provides a trustworthy website to find information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: 4th Biennial Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv.   Health Literacy Wisconsin, a division of Wisconsin Literacy, Inc. and the Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN) are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for the 4th Biennial Wisconsin Health … Continue reading

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DIRECTOR, PATIENT EDUCATION AND HEALTH LITERACY — Job Search

This posting was seen on [HealthLiteracy 4631]  Director, Patient Education and Health Literacy for Vanderbilt University Medical Center DIRECTOR, PATIENT EDUCATION AND HEALTH LITERACY Vanderbilt University Medical Center is seeking a Director, Patient Education and Health Literacy to lead the … Continue reading

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EthnoMed Announces a Redesigned Web Site

The EthnoMed team has unveiled its redesigned website, EthnoMed: http://ethnomed.org/.     This information, from the site describes their focus.  “EthnoMed contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants to Seattle or the US, … Continue reading

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One of the Most Valuable Resources…

One of the most valuable resources in understanding the many issues of  HL is the Health and Literacy Discussion List , moderated by Julie McKinney;  Health Literacy List Moderator; World Education jmckinney@worlded.org I save the postings to review and reflect … Continue reading

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