Health Communication: The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.Communications Media: The means of interchanging or transmitting and receiving information. Historically the media were written: books, journals, newspapers, and other publications; in the modern age the media include, in addition, radio, television, computers, and information networks.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Social Marketing: Use of marketing principles also used to sell products to consumers to promote ideas, attitudes and behaviors. Design and use of programs seeking to increase the acceptance of a social idea or practice by target groups, not for the benefit of the marketer, but to benefit the target audience and the general society.Consumer Health Information: Information intended for potential users of medical and healthcare services. There is an emphasis on self-care and preventive approaches as well as information for community-wide dissemination and use.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Mass Media: Instruments or technological means of communication that reach large numbers of people with a common message: press, radio, television, etc.Communication Barriers: Those factors, such as language or sociocultural relationships, which interfere in the meaningful interpretation and transmission of ideas between individuals or groups.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Radio: The transmission and reception of electric impulses or signals by means of electric waves without a connecting wire, or the use of these waves for the wireless transmission of electric impulses into which sound is converted. (From Webster's 3d)Reproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Planning Techniques: Procedures, strategies, and theories of planning.Retraction of Publication as Topic: Authors' withdrawal or disavowal of their participation in performing research or writing the results of their study.Social Media: Platforms that provide the ability and tools to create and publish information accessed via the INTERNET. Generally these platforms have three characteristics with content user generated, high degree of interaction between creator and viewer, and easily integrated with other sites.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Persuasive Communication: A mode of communication concerned with inducing or urging the adoption of certain beliefs, theories, or lines of action by others.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Information Seeking Behavior: How information is gathered in personal, academic or work environments and the resources used.Electronic Mail: Messages between computer users via COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS. This feature duplicates most of the features of paper mail, such as forwarding, multiple copies, and attachments of images and other file types, but with a speed advantage. The term also refers to an individual message sent in this way.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Information Dissemination: The circulation or wide dispersal of information.Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Cultural Competency: Cultural and linguistic competence is a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables effective work in cross-cultural situations. Competence implies the capacity to function effectively as an individual and an organization within the context of the cultural beliefs, behaviors, and needs presented by consumers and their communities.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.): An agency of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that conducts and supports programs for the prevention and control of disease and provides consultation and assistance to health departments and other countries.Decision Making, Organizational: The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.Professional-Patient Relations: Interactions between health personnel and patients.Focus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Telemedicine: Delivery of health services via remote telecommunications. This includes interactive consultative and diagnostic services.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Cell Communication: Any of several ways in which living cells of an organism communicate with one another, whether by direct contact between cells or by means of chemical signals carried by neurotransmitter substances, hormones, and cyclic AMP.Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.United StatesElectronic Health Records: Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.Organizational Case Studies: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.Health: The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Community-Based Participatory Research: Collaborative process of research involving researchers and community representatives.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Animal Communication: Communication between animals involving the giving off by one individual of some chemical or physical signal, that, on being received by another, influences its behavior.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Communication Disorders: Disorders of verbal and nonverbal communication caused by receptive or expressive LANGUAGE DISORDERS, cognitive dysfunction (e.g., MENTAL RETARDATION), psychiatric conditions, and HEARING DISORDERS.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Health Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.Communication Aids for Disabled: Equipment that provides mentally or physically disabled persons with a means of communication. The aids include display boards, typewriters, cathode ray tubes, computers, and speech synthesizers. The output of such aids includes written words, artificial speech, language signs, Morse code, and pictures.Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.Nonverbal Communication: Transmission of emotions, ideas, and attitudes between individuals in ways other than the spoken language.Delivery of Health Care, Integrated: A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.Health Literacy: Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.World Health Organization: A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.Computer Communication Networks: A system containing any combination of computers, computer terminals, printers, audio or visual display devices, or telephones interconnected by telecommunications equipment or cables: used to transmit or receive information. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Community Health Planning: Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Interdisciplinary Communication: Communication, in the sense of cross-fertilization of ideas, involving two or more academic disciplines (such as the disciplines that comprise the cross-disciplinary field of bioethics, including the health and biological sciences, the humanities, and the social sciences and law). Also includes problems in communication stemming from differences in patterns of language usage in different academic or medical disciplines.Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Health Manpower: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
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History of communication studies: Various aspects of communication have been the subject of study since ancient times, and the approach eventually developed into the academic discipline known today as communication studies.Lifestyle management programme: A lifestyle management programme (also referred to as a health promotion programme, health behaviour change programme, lifestyle improvement programme or wellness programme) is an intervention designed to promote positive lifestyle and behaviour change and is widely used in the field of health promotion.Social marketing: Social marketing seeks to develop and integrate marketing concepts with other approaches to influence behaviors that benefit individuals and communities for the greater social good. It seeks to integrate research, best practice, theory, audience and partnership insight, to inform the delivery of competition sensitive and segmented social change programs that are effective, efficient, equitable and sustainable.Public Health Act: Public Health Act is a stock short title used in the United Kingdom for legislation relating to public health.Mass media impact on spatial perception: Mass media influences spatial perception through journalistic cartography and spatial bias in news coverage.Foreign branding: Foreign branding is an advertising and marketing term describing the implied cachet or superiority of products and services with foreign or foreign-sounding names.School health education: School Health Education see also: Health Promotion is the process of transferring health knowledge during a student's school years (K-12). Its uses are in general classified as Public Health Education and School Health Education.List of FM radio stations in Bangalore: There are 14 radio stations in Bangalore.Brendan Gahan: Brendan Gahan is an American social media marketer, public speaker, and YouTube marketing expert. He is the former Director of Social Media for the creative agency Mekanism where he was responsible for creating viral campaigns for clients including Pepsi, Virgin Mobile, Axe, and 20th Century Fox.Behavior change (public health): Behavior change is a central objective in public health interventions,WHO 2002: World Health Report 2002 - Reducing Risks, Promoting Healthy Life Accessed Feb 2015 http://www.who.Persuasions of the Witch's Craft: Persuasion's of the Witches' Craft: Ritual Magic in Contemporary England is a study of several Wiccan and ceremonial magic groups that assembled in southern England during the 1980s. It was written by the American anthropologist Tanya M.Self-rated health: Self-rated health (also called Self-reported health, Self-assessed health, or perceived health) refers to both a single question such as “in general, would you say that you health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?” and a survey questionnaire in which participants assess different dimensions of their own health.Konop v. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.: Konop v. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.Poundage quota: A poundage quota, also called a marketing quota, is a quantitative limit on the amount of a commodity that can be marketed under the provisions of a permanent law. Once a common feature of price support programs, this supply control mechanism ended with the quota buyouts for peanuts in 2002 and tobacco in 2004.Internet organizations: This is a list of Internet organizations, or organizations that play or played a key role in the evolution of the Internet by developing recommendations, standards, and technology; deploying infrastructure and services; and addressing other major issues.Online patient education: Online Patient Education also known as Online Patient Engagement is a method of providing medical information and education to patients using Learning Management Systems delivered through the Internet.Evaluation of bariatric Centers of Excellence Web sites for functionality and efficacy.Behavior: Behavior or behaviour (see spelling differences) is the range of actions and [made by individuals, organism]s, [[systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with themselves or their environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the (inanimate) physical environment. It is the response of the system or organism to various stimuli or inputs, whether [or external], [[conscious or subconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary.Business Model of Intercultural Analysis: The Business Model of Intercultural Analysis (BMIA) is a tool developed to address cross-cultural problems. The BMIA framework uses six comprehension lenses to analyze cross-cultural interaction in the business environment.Global Health Delivery ProjectThe Complete Stevie Wonder: The Complete Stevie Wonder is a digital compilation featuring the work of Stevie Wonder. Released a week before the physical release of A Time to Love, the set comprises almost all of Wonder's officially released material, including single mixes, extended versions, remixes, and Workout Stevie Workout, a 1963 album which was shelved and replaced by With A Song In My Heart.Health policy: Health policy can be defined as the "decisions, plans, and actions that are undertaken to achieve specific health care goals within a society."World Health Organization.Telecare: Telecare is the term for offering remote care of elderly and physically less able people, providing the care and reassurance needed to allow them to remain living in their own homes. The use of sensors may be part of a package which can provide support for people with illnesses such as dementia, or people at risk of falling.Rock 'n' Roll (Status Quo song)Psychiatric interview: The psychiatric interview refers to the set of tools that a mental health worker (most times a psychiatrist or a psychologist but at times social workers or nurses) uses to complete a psychiatric assessment.List of Parliamentary constituencies in Kent: The ceremonial county of Kent,Standard evaluation frameworkClosed-ended question: A closed-ended question is a question format that limits respondents with a list of answer choices from which they must choose to answer the question.Dillman D.Halfdan T. MahlerMaster of Advanced Studies in Interaction Design (MAIND), SUPSIContraceptive mandate (United States): A contraceptive mandate is a state or federal regulation or law that requires health insurers, or employers that provide their employees with health insurance, to cover some contraceptive costs in their health insurance plans. In 1978, the U.Glossary of communication disorders: This is a glossary of medical terms related to communications disorders such as blindness and deafness.Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory: right|300px|thumb|Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory logo.WHO collaborating centres in occupational health: The WHO collaborating centres in occupational health constitute a network of institutions put in place by the World Health Organization to extend availability of occupational health coverage in both developed and undeveloped countries.Network of WHO Collaborating Centres in occupational health.Key word signing: Key word signing is a technique of Simultaneous Communication whereby the communication partner of the user will use both natural speech and also produce signs for the words that carry the most important information.Windsor, J.Dyssemia: Dyssemia is a difficulty with receptive and/or expressive nonverbal communication. The word comes from the Greek roots dys (difficulty) and semia (signal).Aging (scheduling): In Operating systems, Aging is a scheduling technique used to avoid starvation. Fixed priority scheduling is a scheduling discipline, in which tasks queued for utilizing a system resource are assigned a priority each.National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health: The National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH) is one of several centres of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) tasked with developing guidance on the appropriate treatment and care of people with specific conditions within the National Health Service (NHS) in England and Wales. It was established in 2001.Women's Health Initiative: The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) was initiated by the U.S.Comprehensive Rural Health Project: The Comprehensive Rural Health Project (CRHP) is a non profit, non-governmental organization located in Jamkhed, Ahmednagar District in the state of Maharashtra, India. The organization works with rural communities to provide community-based primary healthcare and improve the general standard of living through a variety of community-led development programs, including Women's Self-Help Groups, Farmers' Clubs, Adolescent Programs and Sanitation and Watershed Development Programs.European Immunization Week: European Immunization Week (EIW) is an annual regional initiative, coordinated by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe), to promote immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases. EIW activities are carried out by participating WHO/Europe member states.Acknowledgement (data networks): In data networking, an acknowledgement (or acknowledgment) is a signal passed between communicating processes or computers to signify acknowledgement, or receipt of response, as part of a communications protocol. For instance, ACK packets are used in the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) to acknowledge the receipt of SYN packets when establishing a connection, data packets while a connection is being used, and FIN packets when terminating a connection.Society for Education Action and Research in Community Health: Searching}}Healthy community design: Healthy community design is planning and designing communities that make it easier for people to live healthy lives. Healthy community design offers important benefits:Sharon Regional Health System: Sharon Regional Health System is a profit health care service provider based in Sharon, Pennsylvania. Its main hospital is located in Sharon; additionally, the health system operates schools of nursing and radiography; a comprehensive pain management center across the street from its main hospital; clinics in nearby Mercer, Greenville, Hermitage, and Brookfield, Ohio; and Sharon Regional Medical Park in Hermitage.Minati Sen
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- Communication training for health care providers and consumers can help prepare individuals to effectively meet the communicative demands of health care practice. (astate.edu)
- CDC's Gateway to Communication and Social Marketing Practice provides resources to help build your health communication or social marketing campaigns and programs. (cdc.gov)
- You will take classes grounded in both communication theory and practice, with many of the required classes being offered online. (miamioh.edu)
- OJIN is a peer-reviewed, online publication that addresses current topics affecting nursing practice, research, education, and the wider health care sector. (nursingworld.org)
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- The CDC Clear Communication Index (Index) is a research-based tool to help you develop and assess public communication materials.The Index supports the efforts of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to comply with the Plain Writing Act of 2010 and achieve goals set forth in the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy and the CDC Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy . (cdc.gov)
- At Miami, students majoring in Health Communication must complete a core set of classes and then have the opportunity to select additional classes in introductory communication, additional writing/technology, intercultural competence, health electives and advanced electives. (miamioh.edu)
- Health Literacy - Information and tools to improve health literacy and public health. (cdc.gov)
- Health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. (nursingworld.org)
- Poor health literacy affects nearly one in two United States adults and greatly increases the cost of healthcare. (nursingworld.org)
- Health literacy means different things to different people. (nursingworld.org)
- Some people equate health literacy with the ability to read. (nursingworld.org)
- Health literacy has many definitions. (nursingworld.org)
- A key point in this definition is the behavioral component associated with health literacy. (nursingworld.org)
- As many as 90 million people in this country read at less than a fifth grade level ( Kirsch, Jungeblut, Jenkins, & Kolstad, 2003 ), and 36% have only basic or below basic health literacy skills ( Kutner, Greenberg, Jin, & Paulsen, 2006 ). (nursingworld.org)
- Solving the health literacy problem is key to avoiding this economic waste. (nursingworld.org)
- An individual with mental retardation (MR) is best characterized as having both low to below-average thinking and reasoning skills as measured by a standardized intelligence test, and a limited ability to function in areas of daily life including communication, self-care, and social and interpersonal skills. (cdc.gov)
- Discusses health communication theories and applications at the individual level (persuasion), interpersonal level (motivational) interviewing), and population level (mass media). (washington.edu)
- DECIDE is led by Shaun Treweek at the University of Aberdeen and Andy Oxman at the Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway. (abdn.ac.uk)
- Campaigns - CDC campaigns plus other health communication materials and interventions. (cdc.gov)
- patients and public, people making diagnostic decisions and people making decisions about health system interventions. (abdn.ac.uk)
- It also examines the theory of nutrition communication and its application to nutrition education and gives an introduction to qualitative research methodology. (otago.ac.nz)
- The degree will give you the opportunity to focus on human identity and diversity, quantitative and qualitative research competency, 21st century communication skills, and public advocacy. (miamioh.edu)
- Examines marketing principles for health promotion. (washington.edu)
- Tools and templates you can use to develop your health communication and social marketing campaigns and programs. (cdc.gov)
- At CDC, she developed integrated social media strategies and innovative communication products for use in a variety of health communication campaigns, health marketing efforts and emergency responses, including the novel H1N1 pandemic, the Haiti Earthquake, and the Peanut Butter and Peanut Containing Product Recalls. (usablenet.com)
- Risk Communication - Principles of risk and crisis response, CERC, issues management during emergencies. (cdc.gov)
- Before working for CDC, Ann spent two years in the U.S. Peace Corps, working for the Jamaican Ministry of Health and the Kingston and St. Andrew Health Department. (usablenet.com)
- He previously served as Senior Health Technology Advisor at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Secretary, as well as Senior Advisor for Technology Partnerships in the NIH, Office of the Director. (usablenet.com)
- Department of Health Services. (washington.edu)
- The Department of Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies offers a variety of degrees and majors, all of which provide students a strong liberal arts background, yet specialized study in the students' chosen field. (miamioh.edu)
- Nutrition and culture, education and communication. (otago.ac.nz)
- CDC provides expert consultation, education and resources for writers and producers who develop scripts with health storylines. (cdc.gov)
- In 2008, she was awarded the Early Career Award by the Public Health Education and Health Promotion (PHEHP) Section of the American Public Health Association. (usablenet.com)
- Neither a high school education nor advanced reading skills guarantee that a person will understand health information ( Nielsen-Bohlman, Panzer, & Kindig 2004 ). (nursingworld.org)
- In this article we will provide readers with tips and tools to ensure that the written health education materials they are distributing are written and designed at a level that allows the recipient to read and comprehend them. (nursingworld.org)
- Ann hold Bachelor of Arts degrees in journalism and political science and a Master of Arts in communications. (usablenet.com)
- Provide useful information for the development of communication strategies. (utwente.nl)
- Health communication is the study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual decisions that enhance health. (ihs.gov)
- As a Health Communication major, you will develop effective communication strategies and pursue an in-depth study of health related issues facing various communities. (miamioh.edu)
- The goals of HP 2020 are to increase quality and years of healthy life and to eliminate health disparities among different segments of the population. (ihs.gov)
- Research & Evaluation - Formative and summative research plus evaluation tools for health communication programs. (cdc.gov)
- They will be major users of health care facilities and services. (astate.edu)
- Lorien Abroms is an associate professor of Prevention and Community Health at The George Washington University (GWU) School of Public Health and Health Services. (usablenet.com)
- Respond to questions from the public, develop and distribute health information, and work closely with professional and patient organizations and government agencies to coordinate health information resources. (nih.gov)
- Why Study Health Communication? (astate.edu)
- This study contributes to this limited body of research by focusing on the use of health information and the individual characteristics of the information user in the context of health promotion. (informationr.net)
- An understanding of how the individual information user perceives the content of health information is critical for promoting healthy behaviour. (informationr.net)
- Specially, consumers must be able to communicate effectively with their health care providers to achieve their goals and providers must be able to communicate effectively with clients and co-workers to competently perform their duties. (astate.edu)
- Moreover, the role of media and health information dissemination is an important variable in informing consumers about health related matters which may affect how they communicate with health care providers. (astate.edu)
- In health promotion, effective health communication is a prerequisite for initiating, changing and sustaining healthy behaviour. (informationr.net)
role of communication
- The courses selected for the certi� cate in health communication are chosen for their applicability for individuals working in the health care industry and for consumers who wish to understand the role of communication in health care processes and outcomes. (astate.edu)
- Understanding the role of communication in influencing individual health decisions and overall health outcomes is a crucial skill towards improving public health. (miamioh.edu)
- The goal of health communication is to enhance individual and community quality of life and to improve general public health. (miamioh.edu)
- Prior to joining the faculty at GW in 2004, Dr. Abroms received her doctorate from the Harvard School of Public Health and was a post-doc at the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. (usablenet.com)
- All of us - health professionals, patients, policymakers and the public - want to make healthcare decisions based on the best available research evidence. (abdn.ac.uk)
- However, issues related to health typically tend to be anxiety-laden and associated with negative rather than positive feelings. (informationr.net)
- Tailoring of health communication could increase the possibility that the information content is processed and accepted by the receiver to enhance healthy behaviour. (informationr.net)
- Even minor differences in an individual's reception of the content of information should be given attention when planning tailored health communication. (informationr.net)
- The major American health agency. (typepad.com)
- Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. (ihs.gov)
- To apply to the Health Communications Certificate program, simply complete the online application, found at the adjacent 'Apply Now' link, to the graduate school. (astate.edu)
- Dr. Abroms' research focuses on the application of communication technologies-including emails, text messaging, and smartphone apps-for smoking cessation and other health behaviors. (usablenet.com)
- The problem with information exchange is not the technology-it's around the business case," says Farzad Mostashari, the federal government's coördinator for health information technology. (technologyreview.com)
- Once a woman is pregnant, prenatal visits to a healthcare provider will include examinations to determine the health of the mother and developing fetus. (cdc.gov)
- A one-stop source for journalists seeking public health information. (cdc.gov)
- The exemplary public health agency. (typepad.com)
- NIDDK health communication programs ensure that this information is imparted to health care providers and the public for the direct benefit of patients and their families. (nih.gov)
- Free online courses on topics like MERS, occupational health & safety, health communication. (typepad.com)
- The research was based on a combination of a self-report questionnaire and objective physical health measurements of pre-diabetic individuals. (informationr.net)
- The differences found between individuals can be used as a basis for tailoring health information in health promotions. (informationr.net)
- Other efforts to create health information exchanges in the U.S. have occurred mostly at regional levels. (technologyreview.com)
- Thus, an additional 50 million people will need to have their health care needs met. (astate.edu)
- People with uncontrolled seizures face driver's license restrictions further limiting their ability to work, go to school, get health care or spend time with friends. (cdc.gov)
- We've been doing pharmacy-to-doctor transactions, so the obvious conclusion was to support doctor-to-doctor communication," says Cris Ross, executive vice president and general manager of Surescripts' clinical interoperability business. (technologyreview.com)
- Health care wants and loves this kind of exchange," says Steven Waldren, director of the AAFP's Center for Health IT. (technologyreview.com)
- Ann Aikin is the Digital Communications Director at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), where she works to reduce the burden of tobacco use in the United States by developing, enhancing and evaluating the use of web, social media and mobile technologies to meet CTP's mission. (usablenet.com)
- Dr. Audie Atienza currently serves as a Senior Behavioral Researcher and Program Director at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute. (usablenet.com)
- These pages provide information and resources for improving health communication. (ihs.gov)
- While the evidence underpinning a guideline may remain constant, how that same information is presented to a health professional will be different to how it is presented to a policymaker. (abdn.ac.uk)
- Their assumption is that if one can read, one can understand health information. (nursingworld.org)
- Health effects from radon exposure include lung cancer, and overall damage of lung tissue. (cdc.gov)
- After that, the next step in electronic medicine will be to create "health information exchanges. (technologyreview.com)
- Smoking combined with radon exposure can also increase the chances of lung cancer and is especially serious as a health risk. (cdc.gov)
- Imagine that wherever you go, your electronic health record will follow, preventing doctors from unnecessarily repeating a test or prescribing a drug you are allergic to. (technologyreview.com)
- At NIH, Dr. Atienza has spearheaded research endeavors in electronic health (eHealth), mobile health (mHealth), and real-time data capture, including serving as chair/organizer of several national conferences. (usablenet.com)