HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice


Online ISSN: 2474-8307

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice is a forum for the dissemination of high-quality behavioral and clinical research that will bridge research with best practices. Our aim is to attract a full range of investigators and practitioners engaged in health literacy research and practice, including those involved in a broad array of public health, health services, epidemiology, translational, educational, and interventional research and implementation activities.

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice is an interdisciplinary and international open-access publication dedicated to promoting excellence in research and practice to advance the field of health literacy, promote health equity, and reduce health disparities.

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Table of Contents
Original Research

Use of Recommended Communication Techniques by Diabetes Educators

Carol J. Howe, PhD, RN, CDE; Danielle Walker, PhD, RN, CNE; Jordan Watts, PhD

Original Research

Health Literacy Is an Independent Predictor of Cancer Patients' Hospitalizations

Laura A. Cartwright, PhD; Levent Dumenci, PhD; J. Brian Cassel, PhD; Maria D. Thomson, PhD; Robin K. Matsuyama, PhD

Original Research-Qualitative

Communication Between Health Workers and Ethnic Minorities in Vietnam

Shannon McKinn, MIPH; Duong Thuy Linh, BN; Kirsty Foster, MBChB, DRCOG, FRCGP, PhD; Kirsten McCaffery, PhD

Original Research-Qualitative

Experiences of Teach-Back in a Telephone Health Service

Suzanne Morony, PhD, MPsych(Org); Kristie Weir, MPH; Gregory Duncan, BPharm, MPH; Janice Biggs, DrPH; Don Nutbeam, PhD; Kirsten McCaffery, PhD

Original Research

Visualizing Patterns and Trends of 25 Years of Published Health Literacy Research

Philip M. Massey, PhD, MPH; Meen Chul Kim, MLIS; Prudence W. Dalrymple, PhD, MS, FMLA; Michelle L. Rogers, PhD, MS, MA; Kisha H. Hawthorne, MHA, MBA, SVP; Jennifer A. Manganello, PhD, MPH

Original Research-Qualitative

Text Messaging May Engage and Benefit Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Regardless of Health Literacy Status

Erin M. Bergner, MPH, MA; Lyndsay A. Nelson, PhD; Russell L. Rothman, MD, MPP; Lindsay Mayberry, PhD, MS

Brief Report

Discrepancy Between Patient Health Literacy Levels and Readability of Patient Education Materials from an Electronic Health Record

Omoye E. Imoisili, MD, MPH; Erik Levinsohn, BA; Cassie Pan, BS; Benjamin A. Howell, MD, MPH; Shoshana Streiter, MD; Julie R. Rosenbaum, MD

Original Research

The AMA Communication Techniques Survey: A Psychometric Analysis

Danielle Walker, PhD, RN, CNE; Carol Howe, PhD, RN, CDE

Original Research
Guest Editorial
Brief Report

Improving Organizational Health Literacy in Extracurricular Youth Work Settings

Christina C. Wieczorek, PhD; Kristin Ganahl, MA; Christina Dietscher, PhD

Original Research

Validating the Health Literacy Promotion Practices Assessment Instrument

Allison P. Squires, PhD, RN, FAAN; H. Shonna Yin, MD, MS, FAAP; Simon A. Jones, PhD; Sherry A. Greenberg, PhD, RN, GNP-BC; Ronnie Moore, PharmD; Tara A. Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN

Original Research

Health Literacy Competencies for European Health Care Personnel

Suvi Karuranga, RN, MPH; Kristine Sørensen, MScPH, PhD; Clifford Coleman, MD, MPH; Amina Jama Mahmud, MPH, PhD

Original Research-Qualitative

Developing Verbal Health Literacy with Adult Learners Through Training in Shared Decision-Making

Danielle M. Muscat, B Psych(Hons); Heather L. Shepherd, BA(Hons), RN, DipHE, PhD; Don Nutbeam, PhD; Suzanne Morony, MPsych(Org), PhD; Sian K. Smith, PhD; Haryana M. Dhillon, PhD; Lyndal Trevenal, MBBS(Hons), MPhil, PhD; Andrew Hayen, PhD; Karen Luxford, PhD; Kirsten McCaffery, PhD