Presentations from Wisconsin Literacy's Third Biennial Health Literacy Summit, March 31 - April 1, 2009


Wisconsin Literacy held its Third Biennial Health Literacy Summit in Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. on March 31 - April 1, 2009. The summit included six plenary speakers and 28 health literacy workshops and information sessions.

PDF OF 2009 HEALTH LITERACY SUMMIT AGENDA

HEALTH LITERACY SUMMIT WEBCAST

2009 Health Literacy Summit Presentations -
For Informational Purposes Only

 

Keynote Address - Advancing Health Literacy: An Opportunity to Transform Health and Health Care [PDF of PPT slides]
Andrew Pleasant, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Human Ecology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers, Co-Author of Advancing Health Literacy: A Framework for Understanding and Action

Developing Hospital Standards for Culturally Competent Patient-Centered Care [PDF of PPT slides]
Christina L. Cordero, Ph.D., M.P.H., Project Manager, Division of Standards and Survey Methods, The Joint Commission

A Department of Health and Human Services Report on a National Action Plan for Health Literacy [PDF of PPT slides]
Cynthia Baur, Ph.D., Director, Division of Health Communication and Marketing, National Center for Health Marketing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Welcome; Health Literacy Initiatives of the Missouri Foundation for Health [PDF of PPT slides]
James R. Kimmey, M.D., M.P.H., President & CEO, Missouri Foundation for Health
Arthur J. Culbert, Ph.D., M.S. Senior Advisor to the Missouri Foundation for Health

The National Institute for Literacy:  How It Supports Health Literacy [PDF of PPT slides]
Julie McKinney, Health Literacy Discussion List Moderator, World Education

Estimating Cost and Mapping Health Literacy [PDF of PPT slides]
Laurie Martin, ScD, M.P.H., Health Policy Associate, RAND Corporation
Paul D. Smith, M.D., Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Picture This! Utilizing the Photonovella to Overcome Literacy Challenges [PDF of PPT slides]
Kathy Donovan, Director of HIV Services, Sixteenth Street Community Health Center
Mari Carmen Saavedra, HIV Prevention Case Manager, Sixteenth Street Community Health Center
Jose Salazar, HIV Prevention Coordinator, Sixteenth Street Community Health Center

Health Literacy: A Key Component of Quality Health Care
Cheryl McIlquham, Director, Offi ce of Policy Initiatives & Budget, Department of Health Services
Cindy Schlough, Director, Member Services & Strategic Partnerships, Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality
Susan Wiegmann, Ph.D., Director, Quality Initiatives, Wisconsin Medical Society

Writing for Patients & Families: How to Write Easy-to-Read Materials [PDF of PPT slides]
Susan M. Kanack, B.S.N., R.N., Patient Education Coordinator, ProHealth Care

Medication Labeling and Medication Safety
Michael S. Wolf, Ph.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Learning Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Stacy C. Bailey, M.P.H., Director, Health Literacy & Learning Program, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

This is so confusing! - Increasing Understanding of Health Information
Helen Dale, Ph.D., Health Literacy Advancement Associates
Carol Gabler, MST, Health Literacy Advancement Associates
Sue McIntyre, Ph.D., Health Literacy Advancement Associates

Raising Awareness About Health Literacy Among Healthcare Providers and the Community [PDF of PPT slides]
Kaye Crampton, Consumer Health Librarian, Great Rivers Partners for Health-e People, c/o Gundersen Lutheran

Health Literacy Missouri: A Statewide Approach [PDF of PPT slides]
Thomas Adams, Program Offi cer, Missouri Foundation for Health

How to engage your hospital and community in health literacy initiatives: lessons learned from one hospital’s experience.
Jan Kraus, Manager, Dr. Joseph F. Smith Medical Library, Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Refugee Health Information Network [PDF of PPT slides]
Arthur Upham, Refugee Specialist, WI Dept. of Workforce Development, Bureau of Migrant, Refugee and Labor Services

Health Literacy for Nurses – Tools for Effective Communication [PDF of PPT slides]
Margarete Cook, Northwest Regional Literacy Consultant, Wisconsin Literacy

Through a Doctor’s Eyes: Health Literacy Connections
Susan Rowe, M.D., Family Physician, Luther Midelfort, Mayo Health Systems
Helen Dale, Ph.D., Health Literacy Advancement Associates
Carol Gabler, MST, Health Literacy Advancement Associates
Sue McIntyre, Ph.D., Health Literacy Advancement Associates

AHEC & Health Literacy Missouri: Partnering for Success [PDF of PPT slides]
Bobbi Bellamy, SWMO AHEC Health Career Coordinator, Missouri Area Health Education Centers System (MAHEC)
Susan Centner, MDL Project Director, Missouri Area Health Education Centers System (MAHEC)
Sherri Hinrichs, SEMO AHEC Ex. Director, Missouri Area Health Education Centers System (MAHEC)

Area Health Education Centers & Health Literacy
Mark Scully, Program Manager, Northern Highland AHEC, Wisconsin Area Health Education Center

Literacy and Tailored Messages – Reaching Your Audience Through the Media [PDF of PPT slides]
Jon Stemmle, Assistant Director, Health Communication Research Center, University of Missouri School of Journalism

Literacy Toolkit –Skills for Health Information Retrieval [PDF of PPT slides]
Ulrike Dieterle, Distance Services & Outreach Coordinator, Ebling Library, UW-Madison

Improving the Health Literacy Environment of Wisconsin Hospitals — A Collaborative Model
Sue Gaard, R.N., M.S., Founder, Confi dent Conversations, LLC
Paul D. Smith, M.D., Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Systems Issues and Health Literacy: UNC General Medicine’s Experience Assessing Problems and Generating Solutions [PDF of PPT slides]
Robb Malone, PharmD, CDE, CPP, Assistant Medical Director, General Internal Medicine, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Staying Healthy: A New Health Literacy Curriculum and Statewide Initiative in Florida
Gregory Smith, Executive Director, Florida Literacy Coalition

Essential Questions to Improve Communication [PDF of PPT slides]
Linda McCart, Chief, Policy and Research, Offi ce of Policy Initiatives and Budget, Department of Health Services
Amy Barber, Clinic Director, Racine Community Health Center

Improving Readability by Design [PDF of PPT slides]
Doug Seubert, Quality Improvement and Care Management, Marshfield Clinic and Family Health Center of Marshfield, Inc.

The Connection Between Health Literacy and Patient Activation [PDF of PPT slides]
Doug Seubert, Quality Improvement and Care Management, Marshfi eld Clinic and Family Health Center of Marshfi eld, Inc.

Bridging Hospitals and Literacy Students [PDF of PPT slides]
Winston Lawrence, Ed.D., Senior Professional Development Associate, Literacy Assistance Center of New York

Reach Out and Read: Promoting Early Literacy Through Health Care Settings [PDF of PPT slides]
Dipesh Navsaria, M.P.H., MSLIS, M.D., Pediatric Resident, University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics

Health Literacy Education for Health Care Providers:  What should we be teaching and how should we be teaching it? [PDF of Conference Notes]
Stuart Slavin, M.D., MEd, Associate Dean for Curriculum, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Stan Hudson, Co-Presenter, Project Director, University of Missouri Center for Health Policy
Gwen Ratermann, Co-Presenter, Associate Director, University of Missouri Center for Health Policy

Adapting the Ask Me 3 Program to Create Effective Health Education Materials
Howard J. Zeitz, M.D., Associate Professor, University of Illinois College of Medicine – Rockford, Rockford Regional Partnership for Health Literacy

Increasing Health Literacy Among Low Level Learners [PDF of PPT slides]
Nora Dahl, International Learning Center
Yuliya Matyushkina, International Learning Center

Dyslexia, Health and Literacy: Reading Diffi culties Across the Lifespan [PDF of Handout]
Julie A. Gocey, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Dan Gustafson, Ph.D., Neuropsychologist, Dean Health System
Margery Katz, M.A., J.D., Dyslexia Tutor; Librarian, Dept. of Employee Trust Funds
Ruth Munro, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist; Cardinal Stritch University

 

2009 Health Literacy Summit Sponsors:

Co-Presenting Sponsors:
Verizon
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield 


Lead Sponsor:

WHA Foundation, Inc.



Supporting Sponsors:

Epic Systems Corporation
ExitCare, LLC
Gundersen Lutheran Health System
Meriter Health Services
MetaStar, Inc.
Missouri Foundation for Health
National Institute for Literacy Regional Resource Center 1
ProHealth Care, Inc.
Saint Michael’s Foundation
UW Health
Wisconsin Area Health Education Centers
Wisconsin Medical Society

Partners:

Sacred Heart Hospital
Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality
Wisconsin Women's Health Foundation

Media Sponsors:

Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wisconsin Newspaper Association