Health Literacy in Action: Design, Development, and Measurement (Text Version)

Slide presentation from the AHRQ 2009 conference.

On September 15, 2009, Cindy Brach made this presentation at the 2009 Annual Conference.

Slide 1

Slide 1. Health Literacy in Action: Design, Development, and Measurement . Text Description is below the image.

Health Literacy in Action: Design, Development, and Measurement

Cindy Brach
Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets
September 15, 2009

Slide 2

Slide 2. Definition of Health Literacy. Text Description is below the image.

Definition of Health Literacy

"The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions."

Healthy People 2010, Institute of Medicine (2004) 

Slide 3

Slide 3. Health Literacy Equation. Text Description is below the image.

Health Literacy Equation

Skills/Abilities x Demand/Complexity = Health Literacy

Slide 4

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Slide 5

Slide 5. Presenters. Text Description is below the image.

Presenters

  • Beverly A. Weidmer, MA - CAHPS® Health Literacy Item Set
  • Darren DeWalt, MD, MPH - AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
  • Michael Wolf, PhD, MPH - Uniform Medication Schedule
Current as of December 2009
Internet Citation: Health Literacy in Action: Design, Development, and Measurement (Text Version). December 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/2009/brach3/index.html