Category Archives for Organization Heros

Kerrie Denton

Kerrie was introduced to Health Literacy in 2012 when invited to join the Health Literacy Network at the Clinical Excellence Commission in Sydney. Since then, she has worked tirelessly to raise awareness amongst the general community and health services about the importance of addressing health literacy. Kerrie has developed a basic information pack for our website […]

Continue reading

Matrix Medical Network

Matrix Medical Network is a Health Literacy Hero because our national network of Nurse Practitioners educates many thousands of Americans each year. Education includes information about their current health issues, a review of their medications and what therapeutic role those medications have in treating their conditions, and answers to the many health questions that people […]

Continue reading

Florida Covering Kids and Families

Florida Covering Kids & Families (FL-CKF) is frequently called upon as an expert in health coverage and health literacy for its ability to reach out to diverse audiences and educate consumers about health coverage and utilization including those under the Affordable Care Act, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Medicaid. Since its inception, FL-CKF has […]

Continue reading

Docola

Docola is driving health literacy. A digital health platform enabling healthcare providers to aggregate information from any source, combine it into courses, prescribe it to patients and track participation and comprehension. The service is free to all healthcare providers and patients and our mission is to optimize healthcare conversations. Posted 2015. www.doco.la Eran Kabakov 716-308-8119 […]

Continue reading

South Shore Community Partners in Prevention

South Shore Community Partners in Prevention is undertaking a Health Literacy Initiative for the 2015-16 fiscal year. We hope to engage health care providers, consumers and community partners in an effort to improve the ability of our residents to obtain information about their health in an easily accessible and understandable manner, and to improve their […]

Continue reading

Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health

Each year, we run an 8-month health literacy course which teaches health professionals strategies & techniques to improve health literacy at an organisation level. We are also running a campaign for health literacy month to ‘Drop the Jargon’ and use plain language for a day on Tuesday 20 October. We also have a health literacy […]

Continue reading

DeafHealth

DeafHealth is the most comprehensive website devoted solely to provide clear and concise health education in American Sign Language to promote the overall wellness of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing community. Health education in ASL empowers the Deaf community with an opportunity to make informed decisions. DeafHealth works to reduce risk factors for diseases […]

Continue reading

Welsh Mountain Health Centers

Welsh Mountain Health Centers is a Health Literacy Hero because our mission is to provide quality health services to the community especially those who may have barriers to care. We breakdown the communication barrier so our patients understand and feel comfortable with their treatment. www.welshmountain.org georgette dukes 717-354-4711 ext 128 gdukesmcallister@wellspan.org

Continue reading