Healthcare Spotlight

The Importance of Health Literacy

The key to understanding and improving patient compliance is the role of health literacy, which has been defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, understand, [and act upon] basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.” Multiple studies suggest a link between low health literacy and low comprehension.

Read more about an industry initiative intended to address Health Literacy in practice and in research

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