There are 5 new PopHealth Minutes up. Topics include:
To get some real world insights and ideas on how to improve Health Literacy, join Drs. Russell Rothman from Vanderbilt and Brian Primack from University of Pittsburgh October 3, 1-2 pm for a Webinar entitled Improving Health Literacy: What Works and Why .
I’ll be your friendly, neighborhood moderator.
October is Health Literacy Month, a time for organizations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information.
The panel includes:
Join us as we explore the strong connection between health literacy, health outcomes, and healthcare costs – and learn what you can do to make a difference.
Date: Wednesday, Oct 26, 2:30-3:45 pm EDT
In attempting to control healthcare costs, improve health and seek better utilization of healthcare services by their employees, one key area of focus by employers needs to be health literacy. It’s clear that poor health literacy is a strong indicator of health care costs. Here are some statistics:
From their marketing materials:
EdLogics is an education-based consumer engagement company that provides innovative health education and learning management solutions to employers, health plans, healthcare providers, and government entities. Through interactive game-based learning, multimedia educational programs, innovative gamification strategies, and rewards for educational achievement, EdLogics is transforming the way consumers learn about health. The EdLogics Platform makes learning fun and engaging, measures learning comprehension, improves health literacy, and empowers consumers to take greater responsibility for managing their health.
You can learn more about their platform via this video (http://www.edlogics.com/overview/)and listen to the interview on PopHealth Week below:
For full disclosure, I am an advisor to EdLogics.
PopHealth Week is Produced by Health Innovation Media