Hardwiring Health Literacy into Health Information Systems
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Thu
Dr. Perschke is a clinical informaticist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital Office of Nursing Professional Practice focusing on behavior health, regulatory, and patient safety. Her clinical background as a pediatric nurse and patient safety specialist in the Department of Pharmacy supports the goals of improving health literacy for patients, families and caregivers. She co-chairs the health system-wide Patient Education and Plan of Care Committee and works closely with various multidisciplinary groups and leadership to make the use of health literacy tools easy for clinicians and patients alike.