[HealthLiteracy 1057] New report released -

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Julia Esparza Julia_Esparza at deaconess.com
Fri Jun 29 12:53:45 EDT 2007



This was just listed in the Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_hpolicy.cfm The report
listed below can be found in the 2nd to last section of today or the
full report can be found at

http://www.gwumc.edu/sphhs/healthpolicy/chsrp/downloads/health_literacy_
062207.pdf

You may have to copy the link in sections if your email system breaks it
up.

Description of report:

"Achieving Family Health Literacy: The Case for Insuring Children,"
George Washington University Medical Center School of Public Health and
Health Services: The policy brief examines the link between children's
health insurance status, appropriate use of care and parents' health
literacy. The report makes recommendations for SCHIP and Medicaid
policies to help improve family health literacy (GWUMC release, 6/28).

Julie Esparza
Julia_Esparza at deaconess.com
Medical Librarian
Health Science Library
Deaconess Hospital
600 Mary Street
Evansville, IN 47747
812.450.3385
812.450.7255 FAX
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