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Health Literacy Conference 2016

Health Literacy Conference 2016

Thank you for attending the 2016 Health Literacy Conference. Please find our speakers presentations below. 

Speakers presentations

I Know My Number, But What Does It Mean? 
Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher, Ph.D., University of Michigan

Health Literacy: Evidence-based Best Practices Update
Cliff Coleman, M.D., MPH, Oregon Health & Science University

Neurobiology of Kindness 
Maggie Bennington-Davis, M.D., Health Share of Oregon

Plain Language: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
Joan Winchester, M.Ed., MAXIMUS Center for Health Literacy

Fighting Poverty: Communication Styles for Inclusion
Donna Beegle, Ed.D., President, Communication Across Barriers

Parent Health Literacy: A Social Determinant of Child Health? 
Lee Sanders, M.D., MPH, Stanford University

How to explain health insurance to the newly insured 
Amy DeMarco, MPA, Institute for Healthcare Advancement

Brief Motivational Interviewing for Patient-Centered Care
Chris Farentinos, M.D., MPH, Legacy Health

Strategies to Improve Communication between Caregivers and Diverse Patients
James Mason, Ph.D., Providence Health and Services

Intergenerational Communication Preferences 
Georgianna Sergakis, Ph.D. and Jill Clutter, Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Patient and Family Partnerships in Addressing Health Literacy Issues Across the Care Continuum
City of Hope PFAC - handout
Family Education Material Assessment template - handout
Mary Minniti, B.S.


Legacy Health is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. 

Legacy Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Full faculty disclosure will be provided at the conference. CME is provided for all professions.

Introduction to health literacy

We recommend this engaging 23 minute American Medical Association Foundation video Health Literacy and Patient Safety: Help Patients to Understand. Watch here