Monday, May 01, 2006

Just released: Quick Guide to Health Literacy

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' recently released the new Quick Guide to Health Literacy. The Quick Guide is a reference for professionals interested in health literacy. Strategies discussed in the guide are taken from current research in health literacy and health communication.

Some of the strategies explored in The Quick Guide include:

* improving the usability of health information
* improving the usability of health services
* building knowledge to improve health decision-making
* advocating for health literacy improvement.

To take a look at the Quick Guide and a sample Power Point presentation please visit: