Category Archives for Organization Heros

Pottsboro Area Library

About this Hero The Pottsboro Area Library received funding to launch a Permaculture community garden. This innovative project is bringing together people from across the community to work towards a common goal. Permaculture principles include organic gardening, but go far beyond that. Beyond agriculture, Permaculture also looks at many other aspects of living such as: […]

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Healthy NewsWorks

About this Hero Why HealthyNews Works is a Health Literacy Hero? The Healthy NewsWorks student media program enables elementary and middle school students to acquire writing, research, interviewing, presentation, and critical-thinking skills by working on health-related newspapers, books, and other media. They deliver accurate and engaging health news and information to thousands of young readers […]

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Georgia Alliance for Health Literacy

About this Hero A passionately committed group of volunteers from all walks of life (academia, government, private, and others) focused on improving education and awareness of health literacy and eliminating health disparities for all individuals in the state of Georgia. Hero’s Affiliations Not-for-profit organization, http://www.georgiahealthliteracy.org/ Contact Name Kara Tarantino Contact Phone 919.933.2021 x2027 Contact Email […]

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Lisa Romard NP, AE-C & KFH Program

About this Hero Throughout the many years working with the pediatric population as a nurse, I have experienced first-hand how important it is to incorporate health literacy tools when offering patient education to patients & families. Health literacy has become a focus of mine throughout the years. I am for a certified pediatric NP, and […]

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TAVHealth

About this Hero TAVHealth is a Health Literacy Hero for many reasons. Our most recent white paper, “Solving the Social Determinants of Health by Improving Health Literacy” is just one of the many example that show our emphasis on improving lives. Hero’s Affiliation Marketing coordinator Contact Name Diana Rubin Contact Number 210-445-5205 Contact Email diana.rubin@tavhealth.com

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Center for Patient Partnership in Healthcare (CPPH)

About this Hero CPPH believes that all people should have access to clear and understandable health information that will empower and enable them to be active participants in their own healthcare. In line with this belief, CPPH applies health literacy best practices in the development of all of its patient education materials, including: using language […]

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Horry County Literacy Council, Health Literacy

About this Hero HCLC’s Health literacy program assists individuals to obtain and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. HCLC partners with healthcare practitioners, such as doctors, nurses, and pharmacists to increase their understanding of their vital role in the improvement of their patient’s health literacy. Hero Affiliation Horry County […]

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Horry County Literacy Council, Health Literacy

About this Hero HCLC’s Health literacy program assists individuals to obtain and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. HCLC partners with healthcare practitioners, such as doctors, nurses, and pharmacists to increase their understanding of their vital role in the improvement of their patient’s health literacy. Hero Affiliation Horry County […]

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