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September 27, 2012 (Cleveland)

September Policy Snapshot Examines Importance of Health Literacy



September policy snapshotThe healthcare field is filled with complex medical terms. Beyond understanding the terminology, navigating the healthcare system can be incredibly complicated, especially for anyone with a chronic medical condition or limited reading skills. Yet even people with PhDs can struggle to understand vital health information. As healthcare has grown more complicated, the topic of health literacy has gained increased attention. Our September policy snapshot, The Growing Importance of Health Literacy, examines the consequences of limited health literacy as well as solutions to address the problem.

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