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Health Literacy News

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Presentations on AHRQ Health Literacy Tools http://bit.ly/pOte99 Cindy Brach, AHRQ’s lead for health literacy, gave a plenary presentation at the Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit, “AHRQ Tools for Addressing Health Literacy.” Darren DeWalt … Continue reading

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Archive Videos: Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://ow.ly/5DqQk Health Literacy Wisconsin has placed videos of the 4th Annual Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit online. The summit was held in April, 2011. Online videos include Cindy Brach MPP, Agency for Health … Continue reading

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Surgeon General’s Perspectives for Improving Health by Improving Health Literacy

http://bit.ly/hVjDxg Public Health Reports Volume 125, Issue 6 Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA, VADM, USPHS Surgeon General “As clinicians, what we say does not matter unless our patients are able to understand the information we give them well enough to … Continue reading

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Public Health News

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Call for Input on Tribal Public Health Accreditation Standards and Measures Due January 14 http://www.nihb.org/public_health/public_health.php#ncti The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) are partnering to develop … Continue reading

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