Building the Case for Health Literacy: A Workshop

When: November 15, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (Lecture Room) • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Public Health, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Quality and Patient Safety, Select Populations and Health Equity
Activity: Roundtable on Health Literacy
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice


An ad hoc committee will plan and conduct a one-day public workshop that will feature invited presentations and discussion on the impact of health literacy. A commissioned paper will be presented during the workshop. The workshop may include presentations and discussion of issues related to the effect of health literacy interventions on health and health care costs, quality, behaviors, outcomes, and other areas as appropriate. The committee will define the specific topics to be addressed, develop the agenda, select and invite speakers and other participants, and moderate the discussions.

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