Why do we do what we do?
Health literacy 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?