Training health care providers to communicate more effectively with patients has been part of Ms. Devine's work. In her work as a medical librarian she is uniquely qualified to provide us all with guidance finding the resources we need to improve health literacy. As AHRQ states and she confirms, health information literacy should be considered a "universal precaution" in health care.
Here are a list of websites that Ms. Devine recommends:
Please join us as we discuss health literacy with Patricia Devine on #hchlitss. Just go to www.tweetchat.com and enter the #hchlitss hashtag at 8pm ET and you'll find us all there.