An Intervention to Improve Health Literacy Practices in Underserved Pediatric Settings

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There are specific interventions recommended by national organizations to improve the health literacy environment of primary care practices. This study assessed the effectiveness of a health literacy intervention, based on the American Medical Association Health Literacy Educational modules, on health care provider knowledge and behaviors and on pediatric patient preventive care outcomes (immunizations and well child care).


Presented at the 3rd Annual Health Literacy Research Conference, Chicago, IL, October 17-18, 2011.