Articles by Jorge G. Ruiz, MD

Dr. Ruiz is the Associate Director for Education/Evaluation at the Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), Miami VA Healthcare System and Director, Laboratory of E-learning and Multimedia Research (LEMUR). His current research work includes serious games for health, medical avatars and health literacy research.

The Roles of Health Literacy, Numeracy, and Graph Literacy on the Usability of the VA’s Personal Health Record by Veterans

Abstract Personal Health Records (PHRs) that are tethered to electronic medical health systems are applications that can significantly enhance patients’ health and health care. The primary aim of this research was to examine the roles of health literacy, numeracy ability, and graph literacy in enabling a group of veterans to perform health-management tasks using My […] [Read More]