rapporteurs as a factual account of the discussion that took place at the workshop. All views presented in the report are those of the individual workshop participants and should not be construed as reflecting any group consensus.
The workshop featured presentations and discussions on selected topics within the broader area of the role of health literacy in prevention as well as a commissioned paper on integrating health literacy into primary and secondary prevention strategies. The workshop was moderated by George Isham. The following pages summarize the workshop presentations and discussions. Chapter 2 describes work by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion on health literacy and prevention. Chapter 3 contains a presentation on the commissioned paper on integrating health literacy into primary and secondary prevention strategies along with responses by panel members and a general discussion. Chapter 4 presents reactions to and discussion about the commissioned paper. Chapter 5 describes the inclusion of health literacy into public health prevention programs at the national, state and local levels. Chapter 6 reviews how insurance companies factor health literacy into their prevention programs. Chapter 7 discusses industry contributions to providing health literate primary and secondary prevention. Chapter 8 focuses on the potential and challenges of highlighting health literacy and a general discussion that concluded the workshop.