THCB Marketplace: 2013 Tufts Health Communication Summer Institute

This summer, Tufts University School of Medicine’s Health Communication Program will be offering the 2013 Health Communication Summer Institute.

The Institute will feature three professional development courses, described below.

Mobile Health Design examines the impact and potential of mobile devices for consumer health at a national and global level. The focus of the course is on how to design evidence-based health apps that incorporate mobile user experience, predictive analytics, and big data to help people achieve their health goals. The online course runs May 22—June 26, 2013.

Health Literacy Leadership Institute is for those working to improve patient-provider communication and healthcare quality, and those working directly with patients or adult learners in educational settings. Participants work on curriculum development projects of their choice resulting in final products that are comprehensive, informed by research, and reflective of best practice. The course is offered June 10-14, 2013 on Tufts’ Boston Campus

5th Tufts Summer Institute on Digital Strategies for Health Communication covers how healthcare and public health organizations develop and implement digital strategies to drive the success of their online presence, with a focus on how to use web, social media, and mobile technologies to reach a target audience. The case study is Massachusetts Medical Society. The course is offered July 14-19, 2013 on Tufts’ Boston campus.

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