Are health care and health information readily available to your members?
Patients want to be involved in their health care and make informed decisions. But in order to do that they must have access to their health information and be able to understand it. There are several barriers to proper health care that can negatively impact patients like:
- Health literacy
- Socioeconomic status
- Physical barriers
Read more about some of the ways these issues are being combated, from the Plain Writing Act of 2010 to provider-patient collaboration. Empowering patients to get involved and take control of their health results in greater patient satisfaction.