November Meeting

Friday, November 21st , there will be a PHLA Meeting from 1:30 to 3:00 at the Arkansas Department of Health in the ADH Room #2508 & VTC.

This month’s meeting we will talk about health literacy online. Our presenter will be Marisa Nelson, health educator for the Chronic Disease Prevention and Control branch at the Arkansas Department of Health. She will discuss her experiences with editing websites with health literacy in mind, as well as highlight different tools and resources available to those communicating health information using the internet.

Video and teleconferencing will be available, so please let Meg Mirivel know if you need help with arrangements at Margaret.Arey@arkansas.gov . Below are some handouts that will be used during our meeting as well as our agenda.

PHLA Partnership Meeting Agenda 11-21-14

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Health Literacy Online Helpful Links

 

 

 

Free Consumer Engagement Webinar

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

October Meeting

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

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Plain Language Training Resources

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UAMS Center for Health Literacy Open House

UAMS Health Literacy Open House

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!