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2013-10-08 23:21:46

HealthEd-sponsored event to offer CEU credits and feature Brian Zikmund-Fisher, PhD, of the University of Michigan. Clark, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 In honor of Health Literacy Month, SurroundHealth is moving beyond words to numbers. Healthcare professionals seeking guidance on the best ways to communicate quantitative information to patients can sign up for a complimentary webinar offered by SurroundHealth, an online learning community for health professionals. Sponsored by HealthEd,...

2013-09-26 13:03:22

Special themed issue of Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy Limited health literacy can lead to difficulties in patients' self-care activities such as taking prescribed medications. Since a considerable amount of health information changes hands in the pharmacy setting, research by pharmacists into evaluating which tools are effective in practice can make a valuable contribution to goals set by the 2010 US National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy and lead to improvements...

2013-08-30 23:01:17

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and Bioscape Digital turned heads with digital poster at the National Conference on Health Communications, Marketing and Media. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 For the first time ever, the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and Bioscape Digital presented an interactive, digital poster at the National Conference on Health Communications, Marketing and Media in Atlanta, last week. Both organizations were invited to...

2013-07-22 23:16:16

The contest, a national competition to reward innovators in health literacy, seeks the nation's best health literacy practices in print, in practice, and in the media. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Health Literacy Innovations (HLI), creator of the Health Literacy Advisor, the nation's first interactive health literacy software tool (in English and Spanish), today launches the 4th annual National Health Literacy Innovators Award. The contest, a national competition to...

2013-07-12 23:24:14

ACAP & HLI Announce New Preferred Vendor Relationship Betheda, Maryland (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Health Literacy Innovations (HLI), http://www.HealthLiteracyInnovations.com, a company that creates tools to eliminate confusion from low health literacy and the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP), a national trade association , representing 58 nonprofit safety net health plans in 24 states, today announce a new preferred vendor relationship. As a preferred vendor, HLI,...

2013-06-21 23:03:19

When millions of Americans go to purchase health insurance from the new state exchanges in the next few months, they will not only find many options - from seasoned health insurers to new start-ups - but information from and about these new health exchanges written at varying levels of clarity. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 With no federal mandate for a specific reading level for consumer health information, health exchanges and contracting providers will be able to market and...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.