Alaina Lotozo, MHA
Strategic Planning Associate,Strategy and Transformation Office
The Ohio State University and Wexner Medical Center
Alaina Lotozo, MHA is a Strategic Planner in the Office of Strategy and Transformation for the Wexner Medical Center, and is working as a Program Manager for the Interprofessional Community Scholars Program. She has an undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University in Nutrition and Community Health and a Master’s in Health Administration. She is very passionate about patient advocacy and community health. Currently she serves on the Healthcare Business Women’s Association, LIFT Symposium Committee.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Improving Digital Health Literacy and Health Outcomes Through the Interprofessional Community Scholars’ Program
To provide a community-based interprofessional education experience, we designed a pilot program centered on increasing digital health literacy among a group of older adults who served as Community Mentors (CM) to various health profession students. Digital literacy is the ability to seek, find, understand, and appraise health information from electronic sources. Studies show less than half of individuals are connected through reliable technology to broadband and even those who are connected may lack the knowledge or skills to seek, find, understand and appraise accuracy of information. This…