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From the American College of Physicians. Consists of two-sided 4”x6” sheets which help patients to present important questions to their physician related to their health conditions. HEALTH TiPS are written at or below a fifth grade reading level and enable patients with limited health literacy to have more effective interactions with their physicians


CDC Health Literacy Resources


Health Literacy and Patient Safety Video

From the American Medical Association Foundation on YouTube


Health Literacy Articles

Improving Communication with Older Patients.pdf

Improving Communication With Older Patients: Tips From the Literature

From the Family Practice Management journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians

The Health Literacy and Plain Language Resource Guide.pdf

The Health Literacy & Plain Language Resource Guide

From Health Literacy Innovations for the AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies


Health Literacy and Cardiovascular Disease

Discusses the importance of improving communication processes with patients can lead to improved cardiovascular outcomes from the Journal of Vascular Health Risk Management.


Subjective Numeracy Scale

A self-report that measures the perceived ability to perform various mathematical tasks and where the individual prefers the use of numerical or prose information.


Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit v2

The AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, 2nd edition, can help primary care practices reduce the complexity of health care, increase patient understanding of health information, and enhance support for patients of all health literacy levels.