The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv.
In this Podcast, AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy urges consumers to ask questions and repeat back instructions to improve comunication with health care providers. Listen to or download the Podcast at: http://www.healthcare411.ahrq.gov/radiocastseg.aspx?id=1141&type=seg
AHRQ Director Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. offers advice to consumers in brief, easy-to-understand columns. The biweekly columns help consumers better navigate the health care system. Dr. Clancy’s advice column last month is entitled, Improving Your Health Literacy. You can access it at: http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/cc/cc090710.htm
- Improving Your Health Literacy (nlm.nih.gov)
- AHRQ News And Numbers: Hospital Charges For One In 20 Hospital Stays Averaged $18,000 Per Day (medicalnewstoday.com)