Useful Resource: AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit

  The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) developed Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit to provide medical practices with resources to improve both spoken and written communication with patients. The “universal” nature of the toolkit focuses on creating an environment in both adult and pediatric practices that “ensure systems are in place to promote … Continue reading Useful Resource: AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit

The Imperative for Learning Health Systems to Address Health Literacy

The following excerpt comes from the article by Cindy Brach posted October 11, 2017, on the Prevention Policy Matters Blog at Health.gov. “Learn or perish” would be an apt slogan for health systems today. The rate of change in health care is high. Technological advancements, research, innovation, and market dynamics all drive the soaring complexity … Continue reading The Imperative for Learning Health Systems to Address Health Literacy