42 min

Understanding Our Care Until It's Fixed

    • Medicine

At best estimates, only 1 out of every 10 adults is able to fully understand their care—which leads to poorer health outcomes. Research suggests that in the Medicare population, helping people find, understand and use medical information in their health care decisions could save nearly 1 million hospital visits and over $25 billion each year. This episode's guests are both working to make that a reality through their work in the fields of health literacy and advocacy.

At best estimates, only 1 out of every 10 adults is able to fully understand their care—which leads to poorer health outcomes. Research suggests that in the Medicare population, helping people find, understand and use medical information in their health care decisions could save nearly 1 million hospital visits and over $25 billion each year. This episode's guests are both working to make that a reality through their work in the fields of health literacy and advocacy.

42 min