SaferCare Texas

Speak Up for SaferCare Podcast Episode 4: Health Literacy Defined

Do you understand, and can you use all health information that your healthcare provider gives you or finds on the internet? As many as 88% of Americans might say they do to avoid embarrassment. In this episode, Dr. Teresa Wagner, a SaferCare Texas Clinical Executive and health literacy expert, explains how crafting all healthcare information in terms suitable for laypeople may prevent patient harm and reduce healthcare costs.