Upcoming Health Literacy Trainings

IHA is proud to announce 2 new health literacy trainings to be held in
Fall 2017:

  • Advanced Health Communication for Writers
    A 3-Day Master Class for Creating Effective Materials
  • Always Use “Teach-Back” Training Program
    Half-Day Class for Implementing Teach-Back

Dates and Locations:

Sept 11, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Airport

Sept 25, 2017 – Chicago, IL*
Springhill Suites – Chicago O’Hare (8101 Higgins Road, Chicago 60631)

Oct 23, 2017 – Denver, CO
Holiday Inn and Suites Denver

*Always Use “Teach-Back” Training Program not offered in Chicago.

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HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice

Health Literacy Research and Practice (HLRP) is a forum for the dissemination of high-quality behavioral and clinical research that will bridge research with best practices.

Call for Papers
Submit a manuscript or view the Information for Authors at www.hlrpjournal.org
Author fees for 2017 submissions are being waived through scholarships provided by IHA.

Learn more here.

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2016 ClearMark Award of Distinction

On Tuesday May 10th, 2016 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, IHA was awarded the ClearMark Awards of Distinction for “Best Original, Long” for the Health Insurance: Questions and Answers brochure. It was an honor to have been among some of the leading experts specializing in plain language from web to print. A big thanks to the chair, Susan Kleimann, PhD and the board of directors of the Center for Plain Language for making the 7th Annual ClearMark Awards a memorable experience.

Pictured here: Diana Gonzalez, Gil Velasquez, Jan Keenan and Amy DeMarco

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What to do health books by IHA

Give your members our easy-to-read What To Do For Health books

  • Reduces unnecessary ER/office visits
  • 7 titles — in English, Spanish, more
  • Teacher Training Manuals available
write and design services at IHA

Take advantage of our health literacy expertise

  • Rewrite/Redesign Service
  • Systems change — integrate health literacy into your organization’s culture
  • Instructional design/Field testing/Focus groups/more
La Habra Family Resource Center

Learn about our initiatives

  • Journal of Health Literacy
  • La Habra Family Resource Center
  • Community Benefit Connect
  • Health insurance enrollment
  • Covered OC Collaborative

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