In the News
Helen Osborne is often in the news. Here are some of her recent press, online, television, and radio appearances.
HuffPost Healthy Living (6/3/2013)
"Simple Tips for Creating Patient-Friendly Health Materials," by Erin Marcus MD. Helen Osborne is cited several times along with other health literacy experts.
Why Some Patients Aren't Following Your Instructions (5/29/2013)
"Why Some Patients Aren't Following Your Instructions," By Neil Chesanow, Medscape Today. Helen Osborne is quoted throughout this article about an epidemic of miscommunication.
College & Undergraduate Libraries (4/2/2013)
"Information Literacy Beyond the Library. Health Literacy: A National Responsiblity - Our Brother's Keeper," by Lana Jackman. Based on an extensive interview with Helen Osborne about the current state of health literacy.
Jones & Bartlett Learning Blog (5/8/2012)
"Jones & Bartlett Learning Title Wins 2012 Will Solimene Award for Excellence in Medical Communication and Neil Duane Award of Distinction." Blog posting about two awards presented to Helen Osborne from the New England Chapter of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) for her book, Health Literacy from A to Z.
Patient Education Update (4/5/2012)Patient Education Update reprinted an article by Helen Osborne that was first published in On Call magazine. The title is "Communicating Bad and Sad News Effectively: Addressing upsetting and unexpected issues with patients and families."
The ABCs of Health Literacy (3/19/2012)
"The ABCs of Health Literacy," posted on amednews.com. Helen Osborne is quoted several times in this article published by American Medical News.
WIHI: Health Literacy: New Skills for Health Professionals (11/17/2011)
In this free audio program from IHI, Helen Osborne, along with Gail Nielsen and Lisa Johnson, discuss where and how health literacy efforts stand to benefit from health care reform and what it's going to take to close communication gaps that still remain for millions of Americans. Click here to listen to the archived edition of this program.