UF College of Medicine Emergency Medicine Investigators study “The Association of Health Literacy with Preventable Emergency Department Visits” featured on Health in a Heartbeat

Published: December 15th, 2017

Category: Research News

UF College of Medicine Emergency Medicine Investigators conducted a study to determine the association of health literacy with preventable Emergency Department visits.  https://ufhealth.org/news/2017/lack-health-literacy-leads-dramatic-hike-preventable-er-visits

The study was referenced on Health in a Heartbeat on December 15.

http://news.health.ufl.edu/2017/27703/multimedia/health-in-a-heartbeat/lack-of-health-literacy-leads-to-more-preventable-er-visits/

The study was also published in the Academic Emergency Medicine in September of 2017.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28646519