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About Helen Osborne, M.Ed., OTR/L

Helen Osborne M.Ed., OTR/L founded Health Literacy Month in 1999. This annual event happens thanks to the hard work and commitment of thousands of health literacy advocates worldwide.

Helen Osborne

Helen Osborne is president of Health Literacy Consulting, based in Natick, MA. As a speaker, author, consultant, and podcaster, Helen helps others communicate health information in ways that patients and the public can understand.

Here are ways to learn more:


Order the book: Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message

Health Literacy From A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate your Health Message, Second Edition (updated 2018)

By Helen Osborne, M.Ed., OTR/L
ISBN: 978-1947937130

Available: In print and e-book

Published: January 24, 2018. Health Literacy Press, a division of Aviva Publishing

Description: Clear communication of your health message can make all the difference in effective patient care. Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message, Second Edition is an easy to use handbook designed for the busy health professional. Filled with ideas and strategies that can be used in everyday practice, Health Literacy from A to Z is a first-of-its-kind resource. Learn the key principles and strategies of effective health communication presented in a simple, informal manner by one of the nation’s leading experts in health literacy. Whether you are a physician, nurse, pharmacist, allied health professional, case manager, public health specialist, practice manager, health care educator, student or family caregiver this book is for you. Includes hundreds of up-to-date links to health literacy resources. 


To contact Helen Osborne:

Email: helen@healthliteracy.com
Phone: 508-653-1199
31 Highland Street, Natick, MA 01760