[HealthLiteracy 5688] Health Literacy and Outcomes Among Patients With Heart Failure — JAMA Article

The following was a post on the HealthLiteracy Listserv, posted by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell.

Peterson PN, Shetterly SM, Clarke CL, et al. “Health literacy and outcomes among patients with heart failure.” Journal of the American Medical Association. 2011; 305(16): 1695-1701

http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/305/16/1695.abstract

“Conclusion: Among patients with heart failure in an integrated managed care organization, low health literacy was significantly associated with higher all-cause mortality.”

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