Category Archives for Organization Heros

Georgia Alliance for Health Literacy

About this Hero A passionately committed group of volunteers from all walks of life (academia, government, private, and others) focused on improving education and awareness of health literacy and eliminating health disparities for all individuals in the state of Georgia. Hero’s Affiliations Not-for-profit organization, http://www.georgiahealthliteracy.org/ Contact Name Kara Tarantino Contact Phone 919.933.2021 x2027 Contact Email […]

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Lisa Romard NP, AE-C & KFH Program

About this Hero Throughout the many years working with the pediatric population as a nurse, I have experienced first-hand how important it is to incorporate health literacy tools when offering patient education to patients & families. Health literacy has become a focus of mine throughout the years. I am for a certified pediatric NP, and […]

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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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