2018 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report
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
“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.”
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.