Second summit will shed light on health literacy

The second annual Kentucky Health Literacy Summit will be held in Bowling Green Thursday and Friday.

“The event will raise awareness about low health-literacy skills,” The Courier-Journal‘s Darla Carter reports. “Skills include the ability to fill out forms, find health providers and services, and take medications correctly.” It will also shed light on available resources, the patient perspective and practices at work.
Called “Health Literacy in Action,” the event will run from noon Thursday to noon Friday at the Holiday Inn University Plaza. It is sponsored by Humana Inc., the University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University. (Read more) The event’s website is here.
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