Category Archives for Organization Heros

Urology of Central Pennsylvania

About This Hero Urology of Central Pennsylvania (UCPA) is Health Literacy Hero because their practice actively communicates and encourages patients and the community to learn more about their health. UCPA hosts seminars and support groups about health concerns where health providers and health literature are provided. UCPA’s staff also regularly write and share blogs and […]

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START WITH SLEEP LLC

About This Hero START WITH SLEEP educates and advocates to address one of the most overlooked factors when managing and maintaining long term health – how well individuals sleep. Hero’s Affiliation Sleep Health Educator + Owner. Contact Name Soda Kuczkowski Contact Email soda@startwithsleep.com

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Kansas City CARE Clinic

The Clinic provides medical care to the uninsured and underinsured people of the Kansas City region. In an effort to provide better services to our patients, the Clinic has formed a health literacy committee to insure staff are trained with tools to communicate effectively will all patients and a plain language sub-committee that reviews Clinic […]

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USA Community Health Advocates

USA Community Health Advocates through kindness, compassion, education, and leadership work to remove barriers to good health and to improve the overall health the Mobile, AL community. There are 12 targeted health disparities in the community: Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Emergency Preparedness, Domestic Violence, HIV/AIDS, Infant Mortality, Mental Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity, Sickle Cell Disease […]

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The Walking Classroom Institute

The problems of childhood inactivity, obesity, and low student performance are all addressed by The Walking Classroom’s active learning program. The program reaches >10,000 kids each year and encourages healthy lifestyle choices through its use of regular exercise and presentation of health messages before every podcast. By walking while learning core curriculum and health messages […]

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Kerrie Denton

Kerrie was introduced to Health Literacy in 2012 when invited to join the Health Literacy Network at the Clinical Excellence Commission in Sydney. Since then, she has worked tirelessly to raise awareness amongst the general community and health services about the importance of addressing health literacy. Kerrie has developed a basic information pack for our website […]

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Matrix Medical Network

Matrix Medical Network is a Health Literacy Hero because our national network of Nurse Practitioners educates many thousands of Americans each year. Education includes information about their current health issues, a review of their medications and what therapeutic role those medications have in treating their conditions, and answers to the many health questions that people […]

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Florida Covering Kids and Families

Florida Covering Kids & Families (FL-CKF) is frequently called upon as an expert in health coverage and health literacy for its ability to reach out to diverse audiences and educate consumers about health coverage and utilization including those under the Affordable Care Act, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Medicaid. Since its inception, FL-CKF has […]

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Docola

Docola is driving health literacy. A digital health platform enabling healthcare providers to aggregate information from any source, combine it into courses, prescribe it to patients and track participation and comprehension. The service is free to all healthcare providers and patients and our mission is to optimize healthcare conversations. Posted 2015. www.doco.la Eran Kabakov 716-308-8119 […]

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