Health literacy implications for health care reform : workshop summary / Theresa Wizemann, rapporteur ; Roundtable on Health Literacy, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Health literacy is the degree to which one can understand and make decisions based on health information. Nearly 90 million adults in the United States have limited health literacy. While poor health literacy spans all demographics, rates of low health literacy are disproportionately higher among th...

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Corporate Authors: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Roundtable on Health Literacy., Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice.
Other Authors: Wizemann, Theresa M.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2011.
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