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Podcasts Making CMH a More Health-Literate Institution

'Good Morning, Children's Mercy!' 

Children’s Mercy is dedicated to promoting health literacy, which helps individuals obtain, process and understand basic health information and services so that they can make appropriate health decisions. Sharon Wilkerson, MD, Medical Director of Health Literacy and Angie Knackstedt, RN-BC, BSN, Education Specialist and Chair of the Health Literacy Committee, talk to Jason about specific actions the hospital has taken, including updated signage, adoption of simpler, more understandable language, plus Grand Rounds and other educational programs. Learn more about these initiatives and plans for making CMH an even more health-literate institution. (Time: 14:30)

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