Navigation Links
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
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Biomedical Industry Jobs Critical to California's Economic Recovery, Finds California Healthcare Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers
2. The Colorado Institute for Drug, Device and Diagnostic Development Launches With a Statewide Call for Proposals From Life Science Technologies in Need of Funding and Active Management
3. Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit Names Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., as CEO
4. NASA selects DNA Medicine Institutes Nanoscale Diagnostics Technology for Phase II SBIR
5. The Andrews Institute and Reebok Join Partner Roster for USA Football's “Team USA vs. The World” Game, Presented By Riddell
6. Purchasing Director at The Icebox Appointed to Advertising Specialty Institute Leadership Advisory Board
7. Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America Awards Treatment Research Grant to University of New Mexico/PROMPT Institute
8. Dishler Laser Institute Announces “I Hate My Glasses” Video Contest -- Win Free LASIK, Submit Your YouTube LASIK Video
9. NJHA Quality Institute Wins Federal Designation
10. Weizmann Institute scientists reveal how tendons shape developing bones
11. The Tech-Aid Institute Releases HIV/AIDS Prevention Software for Women with Intellectual Disabilities
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/18/2014)... New York, New York (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 ... allege the IUD caused women to sustain serious injuries ... the uterus continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein ... issued by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ... are now pending in the multidistrict litigation underway in ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... One major trend upcoming in this market is ... making efforts to encourage people to donate organs. The ... process more transparent and easy. , Analysts forecast the ... at a CAGR of 16.85 percent over the period ... drivers in the market is an increase in the ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... New York, New York (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 ... continue to mount in a mass tort litigation ... Pleas, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court ... in the proceeding on behalf of Risperdal patients ... gynecomastia (male breast growth), due to their use ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... Oct. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even determined dieters ... of healthy foods nearby, researchers say. Their new ... had metabolic syndrome (a combination of risk factors that ... And, all were told by their doctors to make ... The participants were involved in a clinical trial ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... is known to most people, ASP.NET hosting is a ... Cheap Hosting USA has compared many professional web ASP.NET ... JustHost are among the most reliable companies in the ... a good ASP.NET supplier. Actually, these companies have outperformed ... customer support. People can get the best web hosting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mirena Lawsuit Filings Grow, as Claims Pending in Federal Litigation Exceed 1,000, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Mirena Lawsuit Filings Grow, as Claims Pending in Federal Litigation Exceed 1,000, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Mirena Lawsuit Filings Grow, as Claims Pending in Federal Litigation Exceed 1,000, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Organ Preservation Solutions Market to Grow at 16.85% CAGR to 2018 Forecast a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 2Health News:Organ Preservation Solutions Market to Grow at 16.85% CAGR to 2018 Forecast a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 3Health News:Organ Preservation Solutions Market to Grow at 16.85% CAGR to 2018 Forecast a New Research Report at Sandlerresearch.org 4Health News:Risperdal Lawsuits Mount, as Claims in Pennsylvania Litigation Near 900, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Risperdal Lawsuits Mount, as Claims in Pennsylvania Litigation Near 900, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods 2
... News) -- Media multitasking -- the use of more than ... -- may have some positive effects, a new study suggests. ... which is especially common in young people and could include ... or social networking -- have received widespread publicity. But ...
... CINCINNATINew research at the University of Cincinnati (UC) ... a complex process that can provide cells with ... circumstances autophagy can protect tumor cells from chemotherapy, ... time in a hidden, dormant, metastatic state. ...
... , SUNDAY, April 15 (HealthDay News) -- A ... regions linked to fractures and osteoporosis. Variations in ... bone-weakening disease, the investigators reported in a new study published ... . The study authors added that their findings could ...
... appear to be rising, especially among high school students, ... is alarming and indicates more coaches and athletic trainers ... the game, according to researchers based at the University ... the number of football-related brain injuries with permanent disability ...
... Cancer is much more likely in the elderly than the ... disease and the often-toxic side effects of treatment. But ... The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio shows ... younger patients can be used to help the elderly, with less ...
... , FRIDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) -- In a new study ... of sun damage, middle schoolers showed evidence of levels of UV ... Not only can the technology spot who is most vulnerable ... noted, but it could also be used as a powerful deterrent ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Media Multitasking Might Have Mental Upside 2Health News:Specific inhibition of autophagy may represent a new concept for treatment of kidney cancer 2Health News:Certain Genetic Regions May Be Tied to Osteoporosis 2Health News:Football-related catastrophic brain injuries on the rise 2Health News:Football-related catastrophic brain injuries on the rise 3Health News:Immunotherapy for elderly cancer patients finds new promise in drug combination 2Health News:Immunotherapy for elderly cancer patients finds new promise in drug combination 3Health News:Even Young Teens Show Signs of Sun Damage 2Health News:Even Young Teens Show Signs of Sun Damage 3Health News:Even Young Teens Show Signs of Sun Damage 4
(Date:10/16/2014)... , Oct. 16, 2014 The ... guidance on the application of single-use, or ... pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products with the publication ... Application of Single-Use Systems in Pharmaceutical ... described as single-use systems (SUS) or single-use ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... , Oct. 16, 2014 Curtis & ... under 3 weeks away from hosting their co-located ... Oral Drug Formulation Innovations Summit taking place ... San Diego, CA. November,s events ... organizations in streamlining the bioequivalence testing process, as well ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... PHILADELPHIA , Oct. 16, 2014 Ninety ... (ALL) who had relapsed multiple times or failed to ... an investigational personalized cellular therapy, CTL019, developed at the ... The results published today in The ... new data, which builds on preliminary findings presented at ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PDA Offers Help in Applying Single-Use Systems to Bio/Pharma Operations 2Simplifying the Bioequivalence Testing Process and Optimizing Oral Formulation Development via Unifying the Global Life Science Community this November in San Diego 2Personalized Cellular Therapy Achieves Complete Remission in 90 Percent of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients Studied 2Personalized Cellular Therapy Achieves Complete Remission in 90 Percent of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients Studied 3Personalized Cellular Therapy Achieves Complete Remission in 90 Percent of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients Studied 4Personalized Cellular Therapy Achieves Complete Remission in 90 Percent of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients Studied 5Personalized Cellular Therapy Achieves Complete Remission in 90 Percent of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients Studied 6
... Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD ) today announced the ... amount of 2.50% Convertible Notes due 2018 (including $50 million ... full of the initial purchaser,s over-allotment option).  The notes were ... under the Securities Act of 1933.   The ...
... NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2011 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... Price cuts set to negatively impact both ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0360216/Spain-Pharmaceutical-Market-Overview – Price-cuts-set-to-negatively-impact-both-branded-and-generics-companies.html ...
Cached Medicine Technology:WebMD Closes Offering of 2.50% Convertible Notes Due 2018 2Reportlinker Adds Spain Pharmaceutical Market Overview - Price cuts set to negatively impact both branded and generics companies 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: