Illiteracy may pose challenge to health care system

Khasru, B.Z.,
June 1997
Fairfield County Business Journal;06/09/97, Vol. 36 Issue 22, p6
Highlights the findings of experts on the potential negative impact of health illiteracy on the spendings of the United States on health care. Foreseen problems with overutilization, access and noncompliance; Importance of addressing the illiteracy problem where it is most severe; Prevalence of the problem among the aged.


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