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Reviewed July 2019

RESOURCES

As the Health Literacy community grows, we often get asked questions on resources for how to make health care more health literate.  Below are some helpful resources we have found to be particularly accomodating and current.  If you have additional suggestions for resources, please contact us.

National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy
Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion
Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes
The Health Literacy of America’s Adults
Health Literacy Overview
Health Literacy Overview
Health Literacy Basics
Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
Health Literate Care Model

Health Literacy is "The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions" (Institute of Medicine, 2004).