Health Literacy Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog

Brown Bag Review Promoted
As one of AHRQ’s Health Literacy Month activities, AHRQ posted a 60-second podcast that encourages consumers to check their medicines. AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy explains how patients can bring a bag of all of their medicines to their doctor, pharmacy, or hospital to review their safe use and potential side effects. The podcast is available at Healthcare 411 http://www.healthcare411.ahrq.gov/radiocastseg.aspx?id=1142&type=seg.

AHRQ Consumer Information Available in Spanish
To mark Hispanic Heritage Month, AHRQ launched the Healthcare 411 Spanish-language site: http://healthcare411.ahrq.gov/defaultes.aspx. The site mirrors the English-language site and provides links to all AHRQ’s Spanish podcasts, videos, and public service announcements, including:

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