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AMA (approximately 23 minutes)
This video is part of a health literacy educational toolkit developed by the American Medical Association Foundation.
From the AMA videos. The American College of Physicians Foundation (ACP Foundation) has adopted the definition of health literacy developed for the National Library of Medicine and used by Healthy People 2010 (the prevention and health promotion objectives set for the Nation by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services):
"The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate decisions." (Parker & Ratzan, 2001)
Institute of Medicine video
Videos related to the 2004 IOM report Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion