Monthly Archives: October 2013

The October issue of Health Communication Science Digest

The October issue of Health Communication Science Digest (HCSD or Digest) is now available at

Free webinar on health literacy and numeracy

Free Webinar: Why do we give patients numbers? Making health data make sense

Tuesday, October 15 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET
Sponsored by SurroundHealth

Every day patients face numbers—reading electronic health records (EHRs), risk information, nutrition labels, navigating through the health insurance marketplace, and more. But, can they derive meaning from the numbers to manage their health? Our free webinar explores how to communicate quantitative information to patients for decision making.

You’ll learn:

  • Why information evaluability is what really matters
  • How best to communicate risk
  • How to convey numbers in a format and context that matches patients’ specific needs
  • Plus: Receive a certificate of completion and earn free CEUs (approved for RD* and CHES)
Reserve your spot now: