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UAMS Center for Health Literacy Awarded $2.9 Million by National Institutes of Health

LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Center for Health Literacy has received a four-year grant of $2.9 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to test the effectiveness of a diabetes education and health literacy program in patient-centered medical homes at UAMS regional centers across Arkansas. A patient-centered medical home [...]

By | March 7th, 2016|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Center for Health Literacy Introduces Online Plain Language Service to Simplify Health Information

LITTLE ROCK – A new online service that helps health care professionals make health information easier to understand for patients and the general public is now available through the Center for Health Literacy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Research has shown that there is a mismatch between the typical reading level [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments