Aleda M.H. Chen, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Health literacy, medication
48% of English-speaking patients are unable to obtain, process, understand, and utilize health information, and 30-50% of patients do not correctly adhere to their medications. The combination of chronic disease, poor heath literacy, and poor medication adherence lead to increased health costs and hospitalization
Anderson, Sarah; Brownfield-Wilson, Cassie; Madden, Kelly; Tarleton, Lindsay; Zerka, Joe; and Chen, Aleda M.H., "Health Literacy in Community Pharmacy" (2012). Pharmacy and Nursing Student Research and Evidence-Based Medicine Poster Session. 5.
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