Celebrating Health Literacy Month

10.4.17

We are celebrating Health Literacy Month — a time to promote the importance of understandable health information. Health literacy refers to how well an individual can obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. Health information can include any of the topics we chat and chew about on this blog, resources and tools available within our Member Portal and essential health-related materials such as prescription bottles or appointment slips. Continue reading

Health Literacy Month

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Guest bloggers: Sue McConnell and Tara Brewington

October is Health Literacy Month—a time to promote the importance of easy to comprehend health information, according to HealthLiteracyMonth.org. As a consumer, it is becoming increasingly harder to maneuver through the health care system—and there are several reasons why.  First, it is a very complex system. Second, you are often asked to make decisions in a short amount of time. Third, treatments are frequently changing as new research, information, and options become available.  Compass Rose Benefits Group understands these difficulties and provides tools to help you address your health care needs. Continue reading