Poor health literacy has many negative consequences for achieving the quadruple aim of better care, improving the health of the community and the population, providing affordable care, and improving the work life of health care providers, and those consequences disproportionately affect those individuals with disabilities and those who experience health disparities. To better understand how health literacy, health equity, and health disparities intersect for individuals living with disabilities, the Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities and the Roundtable on Health Literacy jointly sponsored a workshop that was held on June 14, 2016, in Washington, DC. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
Table of Contents
|3 Voices of the Community||23-36|
|4 Provider and System Barriers||37-52|
|5 Exploring Models and Best Practices||53-72|
|6 Reflections on the Day||73-78|
|Appendix A: Workshop Agenda||83-86|
|Appendix B: Workshop Speaker and Moderator Biographical Sketches||87-98|
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