Category Archives for Organization Heros

TAVHealth

About this Hero TAVHealth is a Health Literacy Hero for many reasons. Our most recent white paper, “Solving the Social Determinants of Health by Improving Health Literacy” is just one of the many example that show our emphasis on improving lives. Hero’s Affiliation Marketing coordinator Contact Name Diana Rubin Contact Number 210-445-5205 Contact Email diana.rubin@tavhealth.com

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Center for Patient Partnership in Healthcare (CPPH)

About this Hero CPPH believes that all people should have access to clear and understandable health information that will empower and enable them to be active participants in their own healthcare. In line with this belief, CPPH applies health literacy best practices in the development of all of its patient education materials, including: using language […]

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Horry County Literacy Council, Health Literacy

About this Hero HCLC’s Health literacy program assists individuals to obtain and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. HCLC partners with healthcare practitioners, such as doctors, nurses, and pharmacists to increase their understanding of their vital role in the improvement of their patient’s health literacy. Hero Affiliation Horry County […]

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Horry County Literacy Council, Health Literacy

About this Hero HCLC’s Health literacy program assists individuals to obtain and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. HCLC partners with healthcare practitioners, such as doctors, nurses, and pharmacists to increase their understanding of their vital role in the improvement of their patient’s health literacy. Hero Affiliation Horry County […]

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Eden Home Health Care LLC

About this Hero Sunila is supportive and promotes education on health literacy for patients, families, and staff. She has supported and directed managers to build up the company’s health literacy library, and constantly updating and adding more resources. Hero Affiliation Physical therapist owned non franchise home Health Company – Sunila Varghese Contact Name Ami Contact […]

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Latrece Johnson

About this Hero Latrece Johnson, MEd, MS is an advocate for thyroid health awareness and knowledge. She is the facilitator of the Mobile chapter of Thyroid Cancer Survivor’s Association, Inc., a worldwide non-profit 501(c)(3) organization of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals. Hero Affiliation Paisley Butterfly 13 Founding Advocate, https://paisleybutterfly13.wordpress.com/about/ThyCa Mobile Facilitatorhttp://www.thyca.org/sg/al_mobile/ […]

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NCCN Guidelines for Patients®

About this Hero NCCN aims to provide state-of-the-art cancer treatment information in easy-to-understand language for people with cancer and the general public. The NCCN Guidelines for Patients® are translations of the NCCN Guidelines. These patient guidelines are meant to help people with cancer talk with their physicians about the best treatment options for their disease. […]

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IHA: Gloria Mayer and Michael Villaire

Health Literacy Heroes for March 2013 are Gloria Mayer (President and  CEO) and Michael Villaire (Chief Operating Officer) of IHA (Institute of Healthcare Advancement). For a dozen years, Gloria and Michael have organized, led, and otherwise made possible IHA’s annual health literacy conference. From my perspective as an attendee and session speaker, this conference offers a hub of […]

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Wake Health Literacy Coalition

The Health Literacy Hero Award for May goes to North Carolina’s Wake Health Literacy Coalition. Its mission is to improve health literacy throughout Wake County. Volunteer members include clinicians, public health specialists, health educators and librarians – all who help educate professionals and the public about ways to clearly communicate about health. The Wake Health […]

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