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2013-10-22 23:27:01

Nucleus Medical Media Offers Tips to Hospital Marketers for October, Health Literacy Month Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Did you know health literacy is more than just the ability to read and write? Health literacy is the ability to navigate the healthcare system, make healthcare decisions for you or a family member based on information from providers, understand the labels on a prescription bottle, and so much more. Nucleus Medical Media, a 3D medical animation and illustration...

2013-10-18 23:02:27

In celebration of Diversity Awareness and Health Literacy Month, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Literacy will host an October 23rd event, “Partners In Health Care: Everyone Plays a Role,” in which experts will discuss the importance of diversity in science and how each of us can improve our health. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 In celebration of Diversity Awareness and Health...

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,...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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