Health literacy resources

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Why keep quality health literacy resources behind closed doors? Here we share some essentials.

What is health literacy?

Learn about the challenges people face when it comes to clear communication, what health literacy is, and how it helps improve health and wellbeing.

Roundtable on Health Literacy

The Roundtable on Health Literacy consists of myriad stakeholders in the healthcare field, including federal agencies, academics, and private industry representatives whose goal is to improve the health and well-being of all people.

National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy

A plan, released by the US Department of Health & Human Services, that includes seven broad goals with multiple high level strategies for various stakeholders and provides a focal point for the field.

AHRQ Universal Precautions Health Literacy Toolkit

A toolkit developed to help primary care practices reduce the complexity of health care, increase patient understanding of health information, and enhance support for patients of all health literacy levels.

plainlanguage.gov

A website created by the Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN) to promote plain language and the use of clear communication between the government and its citizens, because it not only save money, but provides better service.

Teaching Patients with Low Literacy Skills

Considered an essential health literacy text written by the founders of health literacy themselves, Leonard and Ceci Doak, this book explores health literacy and guides the reader on applying related theory into practice.

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