Meeting 8: Roundtable on Health Literacy-Workshop on Integrating Health Literacy in Prevention Programs

When: September 15, 2009 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Where: Washington Plaza Hotel • 10 Thomas Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20005

Topics Public Health, Food and Nutrition, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Children and Families, Quality and Patient Safety, Select Populations and Health Equity
Activity: Roundtable on Health Literacy
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice


9:00 - 9:15 am
Welcome and Overview
     George J. Isham, M.D., Chair of Roundtable on Health Literacy
     Medical Director and Chief Health Officer

9:15 - 9:30 am
The Role of Health Literacy in Primary and Secondary Prevention
     RADM Penelope Slade-Sawyer, P.T., M.S.W.
     Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health
     Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
     Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
     Office of Public Health and Science
     U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

9:30 - 9:50 am
Commissioned Paper on Integrating Health Literacy into Primary and Secondary Prevention Strategies 
(Includes both evidence-based information and theories of how effective integration could occur.)
     Scott C. Ratzan, M.D., M.P.A.
     Vice President, Global Health
     Johnston & Johnston

9:50 - 10:30 am
Panel: Reactions to commissioned paper. 
(Each presenter will have 10-15 minutes.)
     Partnership for Prevention
     Robert Gould, Ph.D.
     National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality
     Charles J. Homer, M.D.
     President and CEO
     Directors of Health Promotion and Education

10:30 - 11:30 am

11:30 - 12:30 pm
(There are many restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.)

12:30 - 1:15 pm
Panel: Intersection of Health Literacy and Public Health Prevention Programs. 
(Each presenter will have 15 minutes.)

National: Incorporating Health Literacy into the Healthy People Focus on the Social Determinants of Health.
     W. Douglas Evans, Ph.D., M.A.
     Secretary's Advisory Committee on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020

State: How Have the Concepts of Health Literacy Been Incorporated into State Prevention, Wellness, and Healthcare Programs? What Are the Successes and Challenges?
     Linda Neuhauser, Dr.P.H.
     Clinical Professor
     Division of Community Health and Human Development
     School of Public Health
     University of California, Berkeley
     Co-Principal Investigator, Health Research for Action

Local: How Have the Concepts of Health Literacy Been Incorporated into Local Prevention and Wellness Pograms? What Are the Successes and Challenges?
     Jennifer Dillaha, M.D.
     Director of the Center for Health Advancement
     Arkansas Department of Health

1:15 - 1:45 pm

1:45 - 2:30 pm
Panel: How do Insurance Companies, Especially Managed Care Insurance Companies, Factor in Health Literacy in the Creation of Their Prevention programs and Their Preventative Information for Their Enrolless? 
(Each presenter will have 15 minutes.)

     MetroPlus Health Plan
     Arnold Saperstein, M.D.
     Jill Griffiths
     Vice President, Thought Leadership, Clinical and Provider Relations

     Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
     John Montgomery, M.D.
     Vice President for Professional Relations

2:30 - 3:00 pm

3:00 - 3:15 pm

3:15 - 4:00 pm
Panel: Industry Contributions to Providing Health Literate Primary and Secondary Prevention.
(Each presenter will have 15 minutes.)

     General Mills
     Juli Hermanson, M.P.H., R.D.
     Senior Nutrition Scientist
     Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition

     Jeffrey C. Greene
     President and CEO

     Johnson & Johnson / McNeil
     Conrad Person
     Corporate Contributions

4:00 - 4:30 pm

4:30 - 4:50 pm
The Potential and Challenges of Highlighting Health Literacy
     Jennifer Cabe, M.A.
     Executive Director
     Canyon Ranch Institute

4:50 - 5:15 pm

5:15 pm


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