Carol A Younkin
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Health Literacy is a strong indicator of health status. The messages we provide to the public about their health need to be simple and easy to act upon. Please share best practices, failures, and resources.See More
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Health Disparities Among People of Color

A place for discussion about why communities of color experience disparate health outcomes as compared to the general population, what is being done, and what can be done. A place to share ideas, experiences, and stories!
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Technology & Public Health 101

Advances in information and communication technology (ICT) make it possible for anyone to improve personal health & determine the course of decisions regarding the health of their community. With ICT we can hold power accountable for our health.See More
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"Currently doing research on patient-provider communication and medication adherence"
Nov 1, 2011
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"New IOM publication: Patient-Clinician Communication can be found at: http://ning.it/slin4q"
Nov 1, 2011
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Why Some Patients Can't Follow Their Doctor's Orders

I found this article in the NY Times yesterday.  . A Problem in Following Doctor's Orders  Low health is an all too common problem, or in this case, illiteracy. There are hundreds or reasons patients do not follow their physician's orders, few we can do much about, but we can address  health iteracy and physician-patient communication. Check out the IOM video on You Tube: …See More
Jul 8, 2011
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Feb 10, 2010
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"Welcome and thank-you for joining the HP 2020 group. Come back soon-- we will be posting information from today's Web Forum."
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Why Some Patients Can't Follow Their Doctor's Orders

Posted on July 8, 2011 at 4:48pm 0 Comments

I found this article in the NY Times yesterday.  . A Problem in Following Doctor's Orders  Low health is an all too common problem, or in this case, illiteracy. There are hundreds or reasons patients do not follow their physician's orders, few we can do much about, but we can address  health iteracy and physician-patient communication. Check out the IOM video on You…

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At 2:22pm on February 10, 2010, Dialogue4Health said…
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At 1:50pm on October 2, 2009, Joanna Silber said…
Welcome and thank-you for joining the HP 2020 group. Come back soon-- we will be posting information from today's Web Forum.
At 1:50pm on October 2, 2009, Star Tiffany said…
Welcome! Thanks for joining. We look forward to your contributions.
At 1:23pm on October 2, 2009, Carol A Younkin said…
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