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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

‘Simple Selfies’ Draw Attention to Health Literacy

Want to take a “simple selfie?” This question was trending at the UAMS Center for Health Literacy’s open house as the center took to social media in an effort to make health information simple.

By | October 28th, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Health Literacy Expert Encourages Better Patient Engagement

Eighty million Americans lack sufficient education in health care and disease prevention, a fact that is affecting hospital readmissions statistics, patient-doctor engagement and patient mortality rates, said Laura Noonan, M.D., a health literacy expert who visited UAMS last week.

By | September 26th, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments