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Utilization Of Workplace Health Promotion (Whp) Programming To Improve Health Literacy, Lyric Hayden-Lanier Apr 2015

Utilization Of Workplace Health Promotion (Whp) Programming To Improve Health Literacy, Lyric Hayden-Lanier

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Organization

The organization is a municipal workplace in metro Atlanta, GA with an authorized strength of 1,500 individuals in a variety of job descriptions.

Summary of the primary program

The organization’s WHP provides knowledge and skills that seek to improve outcomes on several levels: promotion, prevention, treatment, management, and diagnostic, all of which require a certain level of health literacy for acquisition, application, and adherence.

Explanation of the evaluation plan

Health literacy has been identified as a priority area by the Department of Health and Human Services, and the workplace offers an opportunity for improvement with program dissemination ...