Capabilities in Health Communication and Training
Effective health communication and training are essential to preparing medical professionals and the public to better understand health challenges, such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes, as well as new infectious disease threats.
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) addresses these challenges by developing practical and innovative tools that help government agencies and organizations educate the public, train health care workers and facilitate effective health communication at all levels.
ORISE’s health communication and technical training capabilities include:
ORISE assists agencies and communities in preparing for public health crises and emergencies.
ORISE builds effective health communication programs based on thorough data collection, research and evaluation.
ORISE helps identify the health messages that will motivate people to change their behavior and improve their well-being.
ORISE specializes in developing Web-based and traditional classroom training and education programs designed to address the most pertinent public health topics.
ORISE helps create interactive, computer-based training programs, from Webcasts to simulations and animations.
ORISE develops outreach programs, resources and products for special populations that require specific health information.