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Health Literacy: What is a Health Literate Organization?

Resources for understanding health literacy best practices.

What is a Health Literate organization?

"An organization that makes it easier for people to navigate, understand, and use information and services to take care of their health."
(Attributes of a Health Literate Organization; National Academy of Sciences)

Resources for organizations

The burden of low health literacy does not lie only on the individual. Health care organizations must also be health literate to reduce the demands placed on individuals.

"The burden of low health literacy does not lie only on the individual. Health care organizations must also be health literate to reduce the demands placed on individuals."
Center for Heath Care Strategies, 2013

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