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Healthy People 2010 Health
Communication Focus Area

This focus area in Healthy People addresses Internet use, quality of health Web sites, provider-patient communication and other health communication issues.

Health Literacy Improvement
Health literacy is the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.


Consumer and Patient e-Health
E-Health is the use of information and communication technologies to improve people's health and health care.


Resources
Quick links to learn more about research and practice in the field of health communication.


new icon National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy



new icon Health Literacy Online Guide

 

Last updated: October 14, 2010


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