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JGH Patient Education Network (PEN)
Thank you for helping patients become informed partners in their health!

"… health information literacy issues and communicating with patients and families in a clear and effective manner, whether verbally or in writing, are important elements of the shared-decision-making process."– Accreditation this week, Vol. 10, July 13 2009

PEN is an interdisciplinary group that has as its mandate to provide guidance to staff wishing to create patient education materials, to increase awareness of issues such as literacy and health literacy, and to increase access to reliable health information for patients and families.



Updated November 16 2011