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QD: News Every Day--4 of 5 doctors see low health literacy among patients

QD: News Every Day--4 of 5 doctors see low health literacy among patients. ... ACP Internist's July cover story addresses easy steps to handle low health literacy.
July 2020

Promoting literacy to increase adherence

Roughly 80 million Americans navigate health care's complexities with limited health literacy skills. ... Routine screening isn't the best solution to the health literacy problem, Dr.
July 2011

Improving health literacy by healing the doctor-patient relationship

Improving health literacy by healing the doctor-patient relationship. When it comes to understanding medical information, even the most sophisticated patient may not be "smarter than a fifth grader.". ... A new federal program called the Health Literacy
July 2020

Health numeracy

Health numeracy. There is a growing awareness of the importance of health literacy, the extent to which patients and their families are able to understand words we speak and the written ... Ira S. Nash, MD, FACP, is the senior vice president and
July 2020

Plain English about ounces, pounds, dollars and sense

every day! There is English literacy; and there is health literacy. ... We could create a culture in which everyone simply acquires health literacy the way they acquire language.
July 2020

Blog keeps track of all those guidelines

A second blog lists health literacy and patient communication issues. The LSU Health Sciences Center Medical Library hosts the blogs, which grew out of work by Julie Esparza with hospitalists at ... Deaconess Health System and continues through her
July 2020

Reconcilable differences

During med reconciliation with a patient recently “You're taking the pills in this bottle?” “That bottle there?” The Grady elder picked it u...
July 2020

Are your patients health literate?

According to a recent report by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, approximately 80 million Americans have limited health literacy, which means, the Institute of Medicine says, that they are ... unable to “obtain, process, or understand
July 2011

QD: News Every Day--MedPAC recommends primary care pay raise

health literacy,. --condom use,. --sleep, and. --exercise. Areas to decrease include:. ... The report suggests specific measures for three topics: social determinants of health; health-related quality of life and well-being; and lesbian, gay, bisexual,
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Pictures on prescriptions may help illiterate patients take medicines correctly

patient populations with low literacy rates.”.
July 2020

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