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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...