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Tag Archives: health literacy
Interested in health literacy? Visit the CDC’s blog, Bridging the Health Literacy Gap and join the discussion!
AHRQ has launched Aprende a vivir, a Spanish-language videonovela in 3 episodes. Its entertaining style helps educate people with type 2 diabetes about medication adherence, food choices, and better communication with clinicians. For the podcast or transcript, go to: http://healthcare411.ahrq.gov/radiocastSeg.aspx?id=1277&type=seg.
This week marks the last week of posts for the School of Public Health blog, Mind the Science Gap. Read the students’ reflections on their experience and go back to read previous posts. And, as always, please comment! Mind the … Continue reading
The March issue of Research Activities, a digest of research findings produced with support from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), is now out. Among the topics covered are chronic disease (hypertenison, Hepatitis C), health care costs and financing … Continue reading
AHRQ’s month-long effort to raise awareness of AHRQ’s Spanish-language Effective Health Care Program consumer materials and health professional resources among Hispanic consumers and clinicians who serve Hispanic patients continues. On Wednesday, December 7, 2011, from 2-3:00 (ET), the Agency for … Continue reading
The Health Literacy Annual Research Conference is an interdisciplinary meeting for investigators dedicated to health literacy research, co-funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities and other National … Continue reading
The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) has updated their Health Care Innovations Exchange. There’s a new page, Honing Cultural and Linguistic Competence, that features innovative programs and quality tools for improving cultural and linguistic competence as well as reducing … Continue reading