from “Low Health Literacy: Implications for National Health Policy”

$106-$238 billion is lost every year on health care costs due to a disconnect in the delivery of health information and communication methods of health care providers and the ability of adults to obtain, process and understand health information. (Low Health Literacy: Implications for National Health Policy. Vernon, J, Trujillo, A, Rosenbaum, S, DeBuono, B. Oct. 2007)

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