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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-07-16T10:43:12-0400
Health literacy refers to personal and relational factors affecting a person's ability to acquire, understand and use information about health and health services. In a need assessment stu...
This study is testing the effects of early literacy promotion compared to standard literacy promotion at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Eligible participants and their families w...
This study will compare a newly-developed patient education program to help men with localized prostate cancer manage treatment-related side-effects versus usual care. The new intervention...
The primary aim of this project is to test the efficacy of an inpatient congestive heart failure (CHF) educational intervention compared with usual care among inpatients at Griffin Hospita...
The objective of this two parallel component study is to develop interventions for the visual and cognitive related health literacy disabilities of older veterans. The first component will...
It is known that some groups of immigrants can have low health literacy and it may affect their health. Although the number of North Korean defectors in the Republic of Korea has increased, little is ...
Health literacy (HL), defined as the ability to access, understand, appraise and apply health information, offers a promising approach to reduce the development of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and to...
The role of caregiver health literacy in predicting difficulty communicating with health care professionals and navigating services and supports for older adults was examined and informed by the healt...
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are a leading cause of illness and death for Indigenous people in Canada and globally. Appropriate medication can significantly improve health outcomes for persons diagno...
This article provides an introduction to the definition and current theoretical/conceptual models for health literacy as well as their scope and importance to the provision of modern healthcare. We il...
Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Ability to read and write.
Voluntarily-formed groups of healthcare professionals who join for common management services and other benefits such as collective bargaining agreements with reimbursement agents. The physical assets of a practice are controlled by the MSO which also provides billing, collections, and similar services. The practitioner retains control of patient records and management of patient care.
General learning, knowledge, and fluency with computer terms; also, becoming familiar with how computers operate and how they are programmed.