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October is Health Literacy Month

Posted by on October 30th, 2018 0 comments

This past month of October has been Health Literacy Month, but educating others and keeping up with new developments does not end in two days. Health literacy refers to a person’s ability to get the health information and services that they need, and also how well they understand them in order to make better health… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries), Health Literacy, Patient Safety

Oct

09

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ICYMI Webinar Recap for September 2018: Using US Census Bureau Data

Posted by on October 9th, 2018 0 comments

The In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) Webinar Recap series will provide a summary of our monthly SCR CONNECTions webinars. We’ll go over highlights from our guest speakers’ presentations and give some additional thoughts about the connections our attendees could be making from the presented topics! Our September guest speaker, Susana Privett, Data Dissemination Specialist… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), Grants and Funding, Health Literacy, Outreach, Research, Technology, Training, Webinars

Aug

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What’s on your plate?

Posted by on August 2nd, 2018 0 comments

Whether it was from the classroom or the back of a cereal box, Millennials are probably familiar with the Food Pyramid. But when the USDA released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the pyramid was updated to MyPlate as a more eye-catching and less complicated model for healthier eating. Take a look at the two:… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Fitness, General (all entries), Health History, Health Literacy, Research

May

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Telehealth 101

Posted by on May 16th, 2018 0 comments

You may have heard terms like telemedicine, telehealth, or mhealth in discussions around providing clinical care or education from a distance. MedlinePlus defines telehealth simply as “using electronic communications to provide or get health care services.” Some definitions that might be found in around telehealth policies and legislation include:  Synchronous – live video and/or audio  Asynchronous – also known as “store and forward” and not live  Remote… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, EHR, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), Health Literacy, Resources

Nov

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NIH Blood Pressure Study Data Supports AHA/ACC Hypertension Guidelines

Posted by on November 21st, 2017 2 comments

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded a landmark study that supports a crucial component of the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines put forth by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC).  The AHA and ACC guidelines state that high blood pressure should be treated earlier by changes in lifestyle… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Data, Fitness, General (all entries), Health Literacy, Research

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