AHIMA Foundation Launches Official Health Literacy for


Chicago, Illinois, Oct. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In honor of October Health Literacy Month, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Foundation officially announces the publication of its official blog on thought leadership, Health Literacy for Health EquityMT Knowledgededicated to sharing diverse industry perspectives on a wide variety of topics related to accessing, understanding, and using consumer health information for better health outcomes.

“From a public health perspective, we know that working to improve health literacy can ultimately improve health equity; an investment in one is an investment in the other,” noted Amanda Krupa, MSc, Director of the AHIMA Foundation. “And with so many dedicated medical professionals working to make a difference in this space, we hope this blog provides a way for them to share those ‘victories’ with each other through case studies, stories and pleas.”

The blog already features several compelling articles from industry thought leaders:

“Large-scale social change requires cross-sector partnerships between the public, commercial and nonprofit sectors,” said Anisa Tootla, MBA, Executive Director of the AHIMA Foundation. “We applaud those who have already stepped up and collaborated with our organization on this important health literacy for health equity initiative and invite others to get involved.

Hosted on the AHIMA Foundation website, www.ahimafoundation.org, the Health Literacy for Health Equity blog content is cross-promoted on social media and included in email marketing to AHIMA members – health information professionals who work with data from healthcare for more than one billion patient visits each year. The blog’s audience also includes professionals in health information technology, public health, health policy, patient advocacy, patient engagement, academia and other organizations. non-profit.

How to submit to Health Literacy for Health Equity:

  • Email [email protected] for submission guidelines and template.
  • Submissions typically span recent news, events, innovation, published literature, and AHIMA policy statements to engage readers with empathy through storytelling, case studies, and often provide insights. solutions to problems and answers to questions.

About the AHIMA Foundation:

The AHIMA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and philanthropic arm of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) dedicated to empowering people with health information literacy. health to achieve better health outcomes. Founded in 1962, AHIMA Foundation programs, research, and projects help families make informed health decisions, guide evidence-based health system policies and practices, and educate and train future and current health information professionals. Recognizing that health information is human information, the AHIMA Foundation works intensively to bring together interdisciplinary stakeholders to identify unmet needs in public health and education. Learn more at AHIMAFoundation.org and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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  • Health Literacy Knowledge for Health Equity – Guidelines and Blog Submission Template

  • Logo Insights on Health Literacy for Health Equity


        
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