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2018 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report

Did you Double Check? Communicating with Older Adults

After communicating with older adults and addressing health literacy barriers, take one last step and check your work. Ask yourself have I:

  • considered their comfort with technology and online health information
  • researched the health literacy issues for my older adult population

For more of these tips, visit the Clear Communication Checklist on our Read More

1,402,582 Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions under an Accountable Care Organization - reported care management and coordination efforts fall short:


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Engaging Patients in Their Care Decisions To Promote Better Health and Well-Being

“AHRQ plays a very important role in primary care research by getting at the core principles of primary care and how we can make it better. That’s important, because most Americans get most of their care in primary care settings, so it has a tremendous health impact.”

Be an Organization That Advances Health Literacy

Everyone can benefit from communication that is clear and easy to understand. There are many resources to help healthcare organizations lower barriers for people to get and use health information.

Patient Resource Portal
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