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Health Information Literacy in Your Hospital

For those of you working in a hospital setting, the following was posted on MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu] Are you involved in health information literacy in your hospital?  Share your story!  We would love to hear what you are doing and what … Continue reading

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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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Health Literacy in the News: A Doc/Patient Story

The following post appeared on the The Health and Literacy Discussion List.      Julie Kinney poses some interesting questions for further reflection.    She writes: “Check out this story about an “Aha!” moment for a doctor. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/07/a-problem-in-following-doctors-orders/ A few questions: 1. How … Continue reading

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IHA Annual Health Literacy Conference

The following was seen on the  MCR-MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu]   listserv.   IHA Annual Health Literacy Conference Offers Discount to Medical Librarians!: The Institute for Healthcare Advancement is hosting its 10th Annual Health Literacy Conference: “Health Literacy = Effective Communication: Translating Ideas … Continue reading

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Ask A Librarian Column

Siobhan Champ-Blackwell posted the following on the BHIC Blog last week.    The registration process she mentions is easy.    Although this publication is indicated for Physicians’ Assistants, the information is helpful for all audiences.   “Using the PICO model for evidence-based … Continue reading

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