Health illiteracy is a $238 billion problem.
Every day millions on Americans are not receiving accurate health care due to the astounding rate of healthcare illiteracy. Have you or a loved one ever misread a pill bottle? Imagine if you didn’t speak the same language as your healthcare provider. Have you every felt like the mound of discharge instructions they give you when you leave a hospital is written in another language? Now what happens to the patients when they are left in charge of their own care? Don’t let it happen to you or your loved ones. .