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Impact of Health Literacy on a Patient's Decision to Adopt a Personal Health Record

Author: Noblin, Alice; Wan, Thomas T.H; Fottler, Myron D

Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: October 2012


Abstract


Health literacy is a concept that describes a patient’s ability to understand materials provided by physicians or other providers. Several factors, including education level, income, and age, can influence health literacy. Research conducted at one medical practice in Flo....