How can health care organizations become more health literate? : workshop summary / Lyla M. Hernandez, rapporteur ; Roundtable on Health Literacy ; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

"Approximately 80 million adults in the United States have low health literacy -- an individual's ability to obtain, process, and understand basic health information. Low health literacy creates difficulties in communicating with clinicians, poses barriers in managing chronic illness, less...

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Other Authors: Hernandez, Lyla M.
Format: Electronic
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 2012.
Series:Online access: National Academy of Sciences National Academies Press.
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