Why Is Health Literacy More Important Than Ever Before?
Why is it important?
Persons with limited health literacy skills have:
“Good quality means providing patients with appropriate services, in a technically competent manner, with good communication, shared decision making, and cultural sensitivity.” (IOM. Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century. 2001).
Health Literacy is about understanding people.
Are we more or less likely to see empowered health care consumers?
Manuela Boyle moderates the discussion with guests on Health Literacy: Kristine Sorenson, Founder: Global Health Literacy Academy, Denmark Anca M. Sarbu, The Digital Aid Project, Switzerland Andreas Dam, Daman, Denmark - Co-production of health and patient engagement Catina O'Leary, Health Literacy Media, USA - health literacy solutions
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