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health-e people: Links

Great Rivers Partners for Health-e People
For more information on health literacy, please visit the following sites.  This page is updated frequently, so please check back often!

Harvard School of Public Health
Health Literacy Studies
http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/healthliteracy/

US Dept of Health & Human Services
Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion: Health Communication Activities
Healthy People 2010 Health Literacy Improvement
http://www.health.gov/communication/healthypeople/default.htm

Institute of Medicine
Reports and publications about health literacy
http://www.iom.edu/Reports,aspx?sort=alpha&Search=literacy

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Health Literacy and Cultural Competency
http://www.ahrq.gov/browse/hlitix.htm

The Joint Commission
Health Literacy and Patient Safety

Cultural Competency: Diversity Rx
http://www.diversityrx.org/

Healthy Roads Media
http://www.healthyroadsmedia.org/index.htm

Partnership for Clear Health Communication
National Patient Safety Foundation - Ask Me 3 for patients and healthcare providers
http://www.npsf.org/askme3/

National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL)
http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2006/2006483.pdf
These results measure the health literacy of adults living in the United States. Health literacy was reported using four performance levels: Below Basic, Basic, Intermediate, and Proficient.

Wisconsin Literacy Organization
http://www.wisconsinliteracy.org/

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