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Welcome to the Improving Readability by Design Toolkit. This presentation was originally presented at the 2009 Health Literacy Summit, sponsored by Wisconsin Literacy. More information about Wisconsin Literacy and the health literacy summit, including a copy of this and other presentations from the 2009 summit can be found at www.wisconsinliteracy.org.

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Before I begin, I want to take a minute to introduce myself. My name is Doug Seubert. I am a heath communications specialist for Marshfield Clinic.

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Marshfield Clinic is the largest, not-for-profit physician group practice in Wisconsin. The main campus is located in Marshfield, but the clinic system includes over 40 other locations through central, northern, and northwest Wisconsin. We have developed or partnered in a number of initiatives and projects to raise awareness of health literacy within our organization and within the communities we serve. More information about Marshfield Clinic is available at www.marshfieldclinic.org.

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General disclosure statement.

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Learning objectives for this presentation.

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Improving Readability by Design Wisconsin Literacy 2009 Health Literacy Summit March 31 – April 1, 2009 Doug Seubert Marshfield Clinic and Family Health Center of Marshfield, Inc

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Part 1 Introductions

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Marshfield Clinic Over 40 centers throughout northern, central and western Wisconsin 750+ physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties 361,436 patients served Patients seen from every county in WI, every state in the nation, as well as 25 foreign countries

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Disclosure I, Doug Seubert, do not have any relevant financial interest or other relationship(s) with any commercial entities producing health care related products and/or services.

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Learning Objectives Identify seven design elements proven to affect the readability of printed patient education materials. Evaluate sample materials using a “design checklist” and score card. Apply the seven design elements in creating patient education handouts that are easy to read. Use the design readability scorecard to evaluate existing patient education handouts.

Summary: This is the introduction to the improving Readability by Design toolkit.

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