Updates and Events

Here's something you'll want to put on your calendar! Summit set for Oct. 23 and 24. Read More...
Health Literacy Missouri receives major grant to promote health insurance literacy Read More...
Welcome Diane Whitson! Image: Welcome Diane Whitson!

Diane holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Saint Louis University. Before joining HLM in March, she worked for 4 1/2 years in SLU’s neurosurgery research department. There, she collected data, and drafted and edited publications.

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In an effort to make patients engaged in their health, some providers start sharing notes Read More...
The National Kidney Foundation of Eastern Missouri to hold educational event on kidney disease

Join the NKF of Eastern Missouri in learning about kidney disease on Saturday, May 3, at St. Louis University.

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Adding plain language and pictures to prescription medication can save lives "Bazaldua said 70 percent of patients in a study were incorrect when they tried to demonstrate what they thought the instructions meant by: “Take two tablets twice daily.” Read More...
Obamacare makes health coverage a reality for millions more people At least 9.5 million previously uninsured people have gotten health insurance since Obamacare started, surveys and reports show. Read More...
Health insurance literacy a challenge for many Americans Overall, half of the 6,000 U.S. adults surveyed did not even know what an exchange was, and among the uninsured, a full 64 percent didn’t know. In addition, over 40 percent of survey respondents did not know what an insurance deductible was, including nearly 60 percent of the uninsured. Read More...
Facts to know before the deadline of the Affordable Care Act The deadline to enroll is March 31, so now is the time to act Read More...
Navigators hit final stretch of insurance enrollments Cover Missouri — a coalition of 400 organizations led by the Missouri Foundation for Health — has 130 enrollment events statewide this month. Read More...
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“If we forge a better match between the expectations and processes of the system and the skills of U.S. adults, we can solve the problem of health literacy and reduce barriers to good health.” – Dr. Rima Rudd, from “Improving Americans’ Health Literacy” in The New England Journal of Medicine.