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Perspectives for Healthcare Professionals

Patient Education: What is Content, Actually? Why is it Valuable?

  • 3 min read
Content is a very generic term, but at Dr. Joe Explains "content" has a very simple, yet powerful definition. Learn how we turn medical information into value.
  • Patient Education

Messages to remember from “It’s Okay to Be a Coward About Cancer” by Josh Friedman

  • 2 min read
In 2017, Josh Friedman shared some of his personal experiences facing cancer. His powerful messages are as important today as they were in 2017. To keep his lessons top-of-mind, we reflect on his most powerful messages.

The Secret to Excellent Patient Education Materials

  • 3 min read
Do you know the secret to excellent patient education materials? If not, you’re in luck; we’ll fill you in on the formula and why it matters.
  • Patient Education

Compassionate Support: The Overlooked Patient Education Strategy

  • 3 min read
Fact: Compassionate support improves patient outcomes. Find out what exactly compassion is, why it matters, and how you can use it to motivate your consumers to take action.
  • Patient Education

Patient Education: Why the Reading Level Isn’t Everything

  • 3 min read
We’ve all heard that we should write all patient education at or below a 6th-grade reading level. But we argue that this recommendation isn’t everything. Curious? Let us explain our reasoning.
  • Patient Education

Empowering Patients with Our Metastatic Breast Cancer Book

  • 3 min read
Empowerment requires a clear strategy to be successful. Learn how we approached this challenge to create our new book that empowers patients with metastatic breast cancer through the many difficult conversations that arise in their cancer experience.
  • Patient Education

7 Elements of Effective Patient Education Materials that Drive Action

  • 4 min read
Creating and evaluating patient education isn't an easy task. So, what's the best way to tackle the challenge? Start with a list of critical elements. Here are the top characteristics of effective patient education.
  • Patient Education

Recent Study Confirms Health Literacy’s Positive Impacts on Health Outcomes

  • 2 min read
A recent study by the UnitedHealth Group proved that health literacy significantly impacts health outcomes for those enrolled in Medicare. Here are the key details from the research and why they matter to you.
  • Health Literacy

A New Health Literacy Definition Revealed! Here’s What’s Changed.

  • 4 min read
Update Alert! Do you know how health literacy's definition has changed within the last year? If not, don't worry. Here's what's changed and why it matters to you and your organization.
  • Health Literacy

Guest Post: 4 Things I Learned Because of My Father’s Cancer Experience

  • 3 min read
Cancer is a challenge no one wishes to face, but for those who do, it changes their lives and offers countless lessons. Our founder, Dr. Joe, is no exception. Here’s what he learned through his father’s cancer experience and how it’s shaped him into the person he is today.
  • Guest Post

Are You Doing Enough? The National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy.

  • 3 min read
It's been 10 years since the US Department of Health and Human Services released the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy. Here's what you need to know about The Plan and how to put it into action.
  • Health Literacy

How Our Advanced HCC Booklet Improves Health Literacy

  • 2 min read
Our newly published book, Understanding Advanced HCC, was created with health literacy in mind. Learn more about the challenges this patient population faces and how our book helps them overcome them.
  • Health Literacy

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