The Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA) is dedicated to empowering people to better health.

IHA is a not-for-profit, 501 (c) (3) public benefit charity.

To fulfill our mission, we:

  • Publish easy-to-read books, and teacher manuals
  • Organize an annual continuing education health literacy conference
  • Offer health literacy rewrite/redesign and original writing and graphic design service
  • Evaluate your patient education materials and communications (field testing with focus groups and one-on-one interviews)
  • Sponsor and administer the health literacy discussion list
  • Administer the Leonard Doak Memorial Scholarship in Health Literacy
  • Run the La Habra Family Resource Center
  • Help residents of Orange County, California, sign up for health insurance

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