Boost Box Schedule
When: Held 2nd Tuesday of each month, Noon - 1 pm / Archives
- Health Literacy: Making It Clear / June 11, 2013
Presenter: Elissa Director, Health Communications
Description: Far too often patients are placed at risk for unsafe care because of medical jargon and unclear language. Health literacy is an interactive process requiring that all patients and consumers receive clear communication from all health care providers and systems. This presentation will introduce key principles and components of health literacy and examine some barriers that prevent optimal navigation and use of health information and services.