“If we forge a better match between the expectations and processes of the system and the skills of U.S. adults, we can solve the problem of health literacy and reduce barriers to good health.” – Dr. Rima Rudd, from “Improving Americans’ Health Literacy” in The New England Journal of Medicine.
“Poor #healthliteracy is "a stronger predictor of a person's health than age, income, employment status, education level, and race”.”
“Daily inspiration: http://t.co/TEHociBKzL”
“How do you feel about this: As #healthliteracy continues to gain momentum in healthcare, do you believe it will receive corporate backlash?”
“Healthcare spending in the U.S. is about 18% of GDP, about twice as much as other developed countries. http://t.co/t4l7IxYCvF”
“What do you notice health care providers do to make information more easily accessible and understandable?”
“A simple tip for patient-friendly material? Don't overwhelm your audience with too much info. It can distract from the main goal. #healthlit”
“A simple tip for patient-friendly material? Get your reader to interact with the content, such as with a nutritional chart. #healthliteracy”