bringing health literacy awareness to our community.
Healthcare is a
two-way conversation. Make sure you are giving your patients the
opportunity to join in! As a healthcare professional, you can learn more
about how proven health literacy strategies can help you communicate
more effectively with patients. The web presentation, Health Literacy Awareness: Plain Language for Your Patients provides a brief but comprehensive overview of the problems caused by
low health literacy, and how you can better work with patients to
enhance their understanding of their medical issues.
If you are interested in attending a training session about health literacy or having your organization host one, please contact us.
you a patient or healthcare consumer? Learn how to get more out of your
visits to the doctor by looking at this brief web presentation, Health-e People Ask Questions
. Follow the simple suggestions in the program and you will know the best questions to ask during your appointment.
See links to additional resources on health literacy.
Great Rivers Partners for Health-e People Project duration: March 2008-December 2009.
project was funded by the National Library of Medicine under Contract
No. NO1-LM-6-3503 with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Library of
the Health Sciences. Additional funds were provided by Southwest
Wisconsin Area Health Education Center, Scenic Rivers Wisconsin Area
Health Education Center, Franciscan Skemp Foundation, Gundersen Lutheran
Medical Foundation, Inc., and Gundersen Lutheran Health System.