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MHLP Teach-Back Program now available!

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 11:26am

MHLP is excited to announce the launch of our Minnesota Teach-Back Program.

Program materials are now available on our website. Materials include:

  • a video which shows an example of doing an effective teach-back
  • a PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes
  • ...

Minnesota: A model for other states

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 3:14pm

The organization and structure for the Minnesota Health Literacy Partnership will be discussed at both the inaguaral Ohio Health Literacy Conference and the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting.  Partnership Chairwoman, Alisha Ellwood, will represent MHLP on panels at each...

MHLP 2010 Annual Report Now Available!

Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 8:17am

MHLP is pleased to announce the release of our first annual report.  Take a look inside and learn more about our activities in 2010 and how they helped us achieve our goals of sharing resources, training providers and empowering patients. 

Some highlights include:

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New health literacy website from the CDC

Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 2:19pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) invites you to visit Health Literacy: Accurate, Accessible and Actionable Health Information for All, the agency’s new health literacy web site www.cdc.gov/healthliteracy. The site provides...

MHLP to be highlighted at Wisconsin Health Literacy Pre-Summit Meeting

Friday, April 8, 2011 - 2:33pm

World Cafe: Models for Launching Health Literacy Efforts

The Health Literacy Regional Network is coordinating a Pre-Summit Meeting on Monday, April 11, 2011, at the Sheraton...

Members of MHLP present at WI Health Literacy Summit

Friday, April 8, 2011 - 2:43pm

Health Literacy Wisconsin, a division of Wisconsin Literacy, Inc., and the Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN) are pleased to co-present the 4th Biennial...

New AHRQ report: Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 3:32pm

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality released a report linking low health literacy to higher risk of death and more emergency room visits and hospitalizations.  The report is titled "Health Literacy interventions and outcomes: An Updated Systematic Review".  It is an...

Health Literacy workshop at MAPS conference in November

Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 9:55am

MHLP was invited to facilitate a pre-conference workshop on health literacy for the Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety Conference, People and Partnerships: Bridging the Gap.

We are very excited about this opportunity and want to encourage you to attend our workshop and the entire event...

HeLP MN Seniors

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 3:12pm

HeLP MN Seniors is a new health literacy program to empower and educate older adults.

“I found the workshops most interesting and helpful.  [I ] have incorporated some of the ideas … during … visits to my medical facility.  The computer...