Entries by Kara Tarantino

Improving the User Experience on Health Websites

The following presentation focuses on the importance of understanding the User intimately, what they need and value, their abilities, as well as knowing their limitations. UX targets improving the User’s interaction with and the perception of your products and services. Presentation by: Lisa Richman, Health Communication Specialist, UX December 9, 2015, GAHL membership meeting Best Practices for Improving […]

Health Literacy Month 2015

Search Smart for your Health Know where to look and what to use when it comes to searching for health information ATLANTA, Ga (October 1, 2015) – Governor Nathan Deal has proclaimed October to be Health Literacy Month in Georgia. Health literacy is the ability to obtain, understand, and use health information to make good […]

Governor's Health Literacy Month Proclamation

Our theme for 2015’s Health Literacy Month observance in October is “Search Smart for your Health.” The mission is to help citizens learn to use information technology wisely for health decision-making. Therefore, the Georgia Alliance for Health Literacy is honored to have the Governor’s proclamation. Governor’s Health Literacy Month Proclamation

Effectively Using an Interpreter

View this powerpoint on understanding interpretation, the difference between interpretation, and more. Presented by Steve Lownes, Assistant Director Latin American & Caribbean Studies Institute University of Georgia ATA Certified Translator English to Spanish [email protected] Working with an interpreter GA[1] Click the link below for a sample code of ethics for translators and interpreters. WorkingwithanInterpreterHandouts Working with […]

Listen to Dr. Rima Rudd, health literacy expert

  Special presentation from Dr. Rima Rudd, Internationally-Known Health Literacy Expert!  Visit CDC’s Health Literacy site to listen to Dr. Rima Rudd, one of the founders of health literacy scholarship and practice in the U.S., speak on the past and current state of health literacy and how to increase organizational capacity for shaping health messages. […]

Are You Good to Go?

Presentation for Community Groups Compassion & Choices (compassionandchoices.org) is the nation’s largest nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to the full scope of end-of-life issues. As our logo tagline states, we focus on providing individuals and the healthcare industry with support, education and advocacy relating to choice and care at the end of life. The Georgia Chapter […]

HAB Health Literacy–Seeking Trainers

Greetings! On behalf of John Snow, Inc. (JSI) and the Black AIDS Institute (BAI), we are pleased to introduce the Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau’s (HAB) Health Literacy Project Targeting Adult and Young Black/African American Men who have Sex with Men (MSM). The HAB Health Literacy Project is designed to improve the capacity […]

Everyone with Diabetes Counts

Reducing Diabetes Health Disparities through Community-Led Diabetes Management Empowerment and Education Programs – by Alliant Quality and Quality Improvement Organizations View powerpoint: Alliant Quality – Everyone with Diabetes Counts – Brief