Center for Health Literacy Promotion - Action research for effective use of health info & services
The Center for Health Literacy Promotion is a research organization dedicated to enabling adults to use health information and services in ways that promote health.

  • We lead action research and data sharing that support innovative and collaborative public health and efforts to promote health literacy.

  • We develop, test, publish and continuously improve content, materials curricula for our programs and for our clients.

  • We provide technical assistance for health literacy promotion.

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Data-driven maternal health literacy promotion and a postscript on its implications. 
This article explores findings and implications of the Life Skills Progression Maternal Health Literacy studies. These LSPMHL studies evaluated implementations of an intervention designed to promote health literacy in parents and empower women in the U.S. First, the article reports findings of the most recent of five published LSP-MHL studies with discussion of its implications for future work in this line of inquiry. A postscript highlights two of many implications of the LSP-MHL intervention studies for health literacy research in the third era of modern healthcare.

Promoting Health Literacy with Information & Cool Tools from Your National Library of Medicine. Check out the Free Training page

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This project pilot tested methods to evaluate the suitability of health education materials adapted from English source documents to serve non-English learners.

Featured Content:
Quality Innovation:  Our intervention to promote literacy through home visitation profiled at AHRQ Innovation Exchange. Beginnings Guides: a tool to improve quality and reduce disparities. Innovation Profile: Reflective Approach to Improve Health Literacy 

Health plans need culturally and linguistically appropriate materials for non-English speaking patients. From the Agency for Research and Quality. Click here to read more. 7.17.17

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