Articles by Chandana Karanam, MBBS

Ms. Karanam is a research associate at the GRECC (Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center), Laboratory of E-learning and Multimedia Research, Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center, Miami, Florida. She graduated from Sri Venkateswara Medical College, India with a Bachelor's degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in June 2009.

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]