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How to Test Digital Health Literacy in Older Adult Patients

Medical Worker Nurse Talking with Senior Patient

Phone-based health literacy assessments produce more reliable results for older adult patient groups, according to a study in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Researchers seeking to understand the web-surfing behaviors of older patients are advised to assess them in person or by phone, given their common reluctance to complete web-based surveys. Read more in this Patient Engagement HIT article.