Impact of US health literacy-boosting initiatives reviewed

8 Aug 2012 | Partners in Care

New Federal Policy Initiatives To Boost Health Literacy Can Help The Nation Move Beyond The Cycle Of Costly ‘Crisis Care

In this article the authors review the impact of new federal policies improving health literacy, on health care access, quality and cost. The authors assert that 'several major health policy developments at the federal level have brought health literacy to a possible tipping point that could move health literacy from the margins to the mainstream of health care practice.'

Read the article on the Health Affairs website. 

Last updated 08/08/2012