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Institute for Healthcare Advancement's Ninth Annual Health Literacy Conference Set for May 6-7, 2010 in Irvine, Calif.
Date:2/3/2010

Two-day event to help healthcare professionals with health literacy solutions for the 90 million literacy challenged Americans, including special social media workshop

La Habra, Calif. (PRWEB) February 3, 2010 -- The Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA), a not-for-profit healthcare organization and a national leader in health literacy education and services, will host its 9th Annual Health Literacy Conference on May 6-7, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Irvine, Calif.

The two-day professional, continuing education conference, "Health Literacy in the Real World: Programs & Solutions that Work," will feature presentations by leading authorities in the field of health literacy who will describe best practices for how to better present information to patients in a way they can understand. For registration information, visit the IHA Web site and click on Health Literacy Conference, or call (800) 434-4633.

One of this year's breakout sessions will include a special workshop regarding the use of social media to reach people with health information. Led by Elisheba Muturi, M.Sc., MLIS, of the British Columbia Ministry of Health Services, the session will explore the most prominent social media tools and how they can be used to collaborate and communicate public health information.

"Poor health literacy continues to be a serious issue in the U.S. We can make the system better if we understand and accept that it exists, use
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