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2011-04-05 19:00:00

LA HABRA, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its efforts to increase awareness of health literacy and share innovative solutions, the Institute for Healthcare Advancement's CEO Gloria Mayer, RN, EdD, and COO Michael Villaire, MSLM, have guest-edited a special issue of the journal Nursing Outlook.

2011-03-31 15:59:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross is offering a free web-based course for community health workers in an effort to help reduce health disparities and empower patients.

2011-03-28 14:50:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Low health literacy in older Americans is linked to poorer health status and a higher risk of death, according to a new evidence report by HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

2011-03-17 14:08:00

ATLANTA, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) is offering a web-based course at no additional cost, for community health workers in an effort to help reduce health disparities and empower patients.

2010-12-13 19:00:00

LA HABRA, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA), a not-for-profit healthcare organization that publishes its own book series, has achieved an enviable three million in book sales with its "What To Do For Health" book series.

2010-12-02 00:00:45

Tx Xchange and PureRXO will launch an integrated telehealth and e-commerce solution to give health, wellness, and fitness providers the capability to service more of their patients' or clients' health and wellness needs. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 Tx Xchange and PureRXOâ„¢ announced today a joint venture to develop and market integrated telehealth and e-commerce solutions for health, wellness, and fitness providers.

2010-11-17 17:24:29

Being able to read and understand words like anemia, hormones and seizure means a patient with heart failure may be less likely to be hospitalized.


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