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Health Literacy Out Loud podcasts are a lot like radio shows. You can listen in as Helen Osborne interviews those in-the-know about health literacy. You will hear why health literacy matters and learn practical ways to improve.

Health Literacy Out Loud Podcast Helen Osborne

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Health Literacy Out Loud podcasts are a lot like radio shows. You can listen in as Helen Osborne interviews those in-the-know about health literacy. You will hear why health literacy matters and learn practical ways to improve.

    Integrating Health Literacy into Clinical Research (HLOL #199)

    Integrating Health Literacy into Clinical Research (HLOL #199)

    Sylvia Baedorf Kassis MPH, CYT focuses on many aspects of clinical research. Her work includes understanding the experience of research participants and incorporating their insights into study processes. Among her many accomplishments, Sylvia and her team created a health literacy website especially for clinical research stakeholders. This is part of a larger initiative from the Multi-Regional […]

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    Patient-Oriented Discharge Summaries: Helping Patients Easily Understand Their Transition from Hospital to Home (HLOL #198)

    Patient-Oriented Discharge Summaries: Helping Patients Easily Understand Their Transition from Hospital to Home (HLOL #198)

    Shoshana Hahn-Goldberg, PhD is a scientist and project lead at the University Health Network’s OpenLab in Canada. She works with a multi-disciplinary team to discover and create solutions to issues in the health system using techniques that span design, research, and operational modeling. Shoshana Hanh-Goldberg manages the Patient Oriented Discharge Summaries (PODS) project that is […]

    Promoting Early Childhood Literacy through Local Laundromats (HLOL #197)

    Promoting Early Childhood Literacy through Local Laundromats (HLOL #197)

    Brian Wallace is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Coin Laundry Association and Executive Director of the LaundryCares Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to provide laundry services, books, and literacy resources to those in need. This includes their Laundry Literacy Coalition–an initiative to promote early childhood literacy through America’s laundromats. In this podcast, Brian […]

    My Life, My Story: In Initiative to Help Tell Each Patient’s Story (HLOL #196)

    My Life, My Story: In Initiative to Help Tell Each Patient’s Story (HLOL #196)

    Susan Nathan, MD is a Geriatrician and Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician at VA Boston Healthcare System. She is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and adjunct Instructor in Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Nathan is the site director for the My Life, My Story Project at VA Boston. Thor […]

    Encouraging Healthy Food Choices with Traffic-Light Labels and Choice Architecture (HLOL #195)

    Encouraging Healthy Food Choices with Traffic-Light Labels and Choice Architecture (HLOL #195)

    Anne Thorndike MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an internist at Massachusetts General Hospital. Much of her work focuses on individual and population-level behavioral interventions to prevent cardiometabolic disease. Through implementation research, Dr. Thorndike and her team demonstrated the effectiveness of traffic light labels, choice architecture, social norms, […]

    How Chaplains Help Patients Make Meaning of Illness (HLOL #194)

    How Chaplains Help Patients Make Meaning of Illness (HLOL #194)

    Reverend Christiaan Beukman, a native of the Netherlands, moved to the Boston area decades ago. He attended Harvard Divinity School and Andover-Newton Theological School and was the Protestant Chaplain and Diversity Specialist at a community hospital in Boston. He now serves as the Pastoral Ministries Manager at a large retirement community. He also is an Archdeacon […]

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