An interactive, online, video-based decision aid for patients with kidney failure to learn about and understand their condition and what treatment options are available, and assist them in making healthcare decisions.
Health insurance is complicated, and choosing a plan that best fits your needs can be difficult for anyone, and particularly for people who have health insurance for the first time. These videos can help.
Learning about kidney disease and making decisions about treatment isn't always easy. Developed in collaboration with Dr. Amy Waterman, and using evidence-based health literacy best practices, these materials help kidney patients and their loved ones learn about the disease and treatment options available.
We set out to test a theory-based measure of health literacy. To do so, we included the newly developed Calgary Charter on Health Literacy scale in Pre- and Post-evaluation of the Life Enhancement Program (a program focusing on health literacy and the prevention of chronic disease).
From the beginning, HLM has been an active member of an international community of health literacy scholars, practitioners, and thought leaders. Our latest contribution includes 2 chapters in the new International Handbook of Health Literacy: Research, Practice and Policy across the Life-Span