People with low health literacy are less likely to understand medical terms, labels, and instructions

Health guidance that’s clearly understood is more likely followed. Help those you care for feel better equipped to make decisions about their health with Krames print education from StayWell that:

  • Improves comprehension of often complex medical concepts
  • Supports providers’ recommendations
  • Reassures patients, their families, and their caregivers

Anatomy of Krames education—words and pictures that tell a story.   

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Here's how to ensure those you care for understand health guidance, from a StayWell expert. Read our blog post, 5 ways to maximize health literacy:

The health care industry continues to make major advancements that improve patients’ health and lives. Yet health care providers still face an ongoing fundamental challenge: ensuring that patients understand their own medical conditions and treatment plans.

Health literacy is the underlying issue. Low health literacy costs the health care system and organizations $238 billion a year. Why? [Read more...]

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Reference
1 Health Literacy. National Network of Libraries of Medicine. https://nnlm.gov/initiatives/topics/health-literacy. Accessed September 20, 2019.