Health Literacy Writing & Editing

Helen Osborne helps organizations write health information in ways that patients, caregivers, and the public readers can easily understand. Helen does this by serving as a plain language writer, editor, and reviewer on a wide variety of print and web-based projects. In addition to her skill as a plain language writer, Helen brings health literacy expertise, clinical experience, and patient perspective to all projects. 

Helen strongly believes that it takes a team to write readable documents. Team members include subject matter experts, a plain language writer, and readers representing the intended audience. Helen has worked on a wide range of materials addressing topics such as cancer treatment, healthcare quality data, and e-health. Many of these have won plain language awards. Helen will be happy to show you more projects upon request. Meanwhile, here are some examples: