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Health Literacy Innovations and URAC to Offer Plain Language Webinars, Series to Focus on Material Development and Design

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Bethesda, Md – (April, 07, 2010) – Health Literacy Innovations, creators of the Health Literacy Advisor, the nation’s first interactive health literacy software announced today a new webinar series – “Plain Language Materials Development: Write it Clear, Write it in Plain Language, ”—that will be offered May 13 and June 14, 2010.

The webinars will outline best practices for development of easy-to-read materials.  The series is being  offered through URAC, an independent, non-profit organization, well-known as a leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation, education and measurement programs. The webinars will be lead by Aracely Rosales, Health Literacy Innovation’s Chief Content and Multi-Lingual Director, a national expert and leader in plain language materials development.

The webinars will take place:

  • Thursday, May 13 – 2:00-3:30pm EST
  • Monday, June 14 – 2:00-3:30pm EST

This training will present strategies to help participants understand readability tools and how to assess their materials for readability. Through experiential exercises, participants will also learn effective methods for developing materials with user-friendly design.

Continuing Education credits will be available. To register or to learn more information about the webinar please visit https://www.urac.org/accreditationEducation/calendar10.aspx

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For 25 years, URAC has been the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, education, and measurement. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs that reflect the latest changes in health care and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability. URAC’s evidence-based measures and standards are developed through inclusive engagement with a broad range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of health care.

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