5th Annual Health Literacy Missouri Summit and Tribute Awards Dinner

Health Literacy Conference

Register now! Health Literacy: What You Can Do To Improve Practice and Change Lives

Health Literacy Kansas and Health Literacy Missouri are pleased to announce that Kansas City will be the location of the 2nd Kansas Health Literacy Summit and the 5th Annual Health Literacy Missouri Summit and Tribute Awards dinner on Oct. 23 and 24, 2014. Held at the historic Hilton President Kansas City, the combined events will gather hundreds of health care professionals in Kansas and Missouri as they take part in skill building workshops, sit in on panel sessions and celebrate the achievements of some of the states’ and nation’s top health literacy scholars and practitioners. Topics include:

  • Controlling healthcare costs while improving quality
  • Cultural agility: Techniques for navigating healthcare with vulnerable populations
  • How health literacy impacts health reform and the marketplace
  • Resilience, empathy and mindfulness as a path to health literacy

Please mark your calendars for the evening of Oct. 23 and all day Oct. 24, 2014. Click here to register.  (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-literacy-missourikansas-summit-and-tribute-awards-dinner-tickets-4230373160) Event partners include the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Region VII, Center for Health Policy (University of Missouri), St. Luke’s Hospital (Kansas City), Kansas University Medical Center, the Healthcare Foundation of Greater Kansas City, Kansas Association for the Medically Underserved and Kansas Head Start Association.   The summit is sponsored by the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City. Call Health Literacy Missouri at (314) 361-9400 with any questions.