This session will delve into the latest evidence-based tips to make health IT more appealing, accessible and usable for all audiences, particularly, patients who don’t have strong reading or health literacy skills. Using the latest version of "Health Literacy Online: A Guide for Simplifying the User Experience," a free, evidence-based resource from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), presenters will walk through best practices for developing effective health IT that fosters patient engagement.
Identify common behaviors exhibited by limited-literacy users when reading and interacting with health content on a screen — including mobile devices
Explain the importance of designing for patients with limited literacy skills
Apply "Health Literacy Online" best practices to consumer-facing health IT