Journal of Health Care Communications Open Access

  • ISSN: 2472-1654
  • Journal h-index: 15
  • Journal CiteScore: 6.77
  • Journal Impact Factor: 7.34
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  • Average article processing time (30-45 days) Less than 5 volumes 30 days
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Health Literacy

Health Literacy refers to how well a person can get the health information and services that they need, and how well they understand them. It is also about using them to make good health decisions. It involves differences that people have in areas such as

Access to information that they can understand.

Skills, such as finding that information, communicating with health care providers, living a healthy lifestyle, and managing a disease.

Knowledge of medical words, and of how their healthcare system works.

Abilities, such as physical or mental limitations.

Personal factors, such as age, education, language abilities, and culture.