The National Health Plan Collaborative invites you to explore the great work being done to achieve health care equity and promote clear health communication for diverse populations, and how you can join our industry efforts.
Free Consumer Engagement Webinar:
Integrating Health Literacy and Health Care Equity
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm ET
Hear how health plans are integrating culture and plain language to engage consumers and help them understand and use their health benefits. Find out how to register here: http://ow.ly/CV9yo
Friday, October 17th, there will be a PHLA Meeting from 1:30 to 3:00 at the Arkansas Department of Health in the ADH Auditorium & VTC.
This month’s meeting will be a Plain Language and Readability Training. Our presenter will be Wendy Thompson Assistant Director, UAMS Center for Health Literacy. She will be joined by Tanielle Jackson, a Certified Health Education Specialist. To stay up to date on future PHLA events and information, please like us on the PHLA Facebook.
Video and teleconferencing will be available, so please let Kristina Godfrey know if you need help with arrangements at Kristina.Godfrey@Arkansas.gov
Come and engage with us while learning tips for Plain Language and Readability. We hope to see you there. Below are some handouts that will be used during our meeting as well as our agenda.
PHLA Partnership Meeting Agenda 10-17-14
Eliminating Words – PHLA Worksheet
Plain Language Training Resources
Quick Checklist 1
Quick Checklist 2
The UAMS Center for Health Literacy is having an Open House!
This Open House is just a drop in event from 1:30 – 3:30 PM. The open house will include a plain language assessment activities and door prizes for those who participate in those activities. People can also tour the office. There will be brochures available on their services.
The UAMS Center for Health Literacy is located at 4021 W. 8th Street, Little Rock, AR
(South Corner of I-630 & Cedar)
Come and check out what UAMS is doing for Health Literacy in Arkansas!
At the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy last November, Arkansas Department of Health’s Medical Director for Immunizations and Medical Advisor for Health Literacy and Communication, Dr. Jennifer Dillaha gave a presentation about ADH’s efforts to address low health literacy.
Implications of Health Literacy for Public Health is the summary of that workshop convened by the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy in November 2013 that focused on the implications of health literacy for the mission and essential services of public health.
Check it out here!: Implications of Health Literacy for Public Health: