Posts tagged medical literacy
Improving Your Medical Literacy

The ideas behind The Decision Tree, in a sense, focus on ways to create the next-generation patient.  This new kind of patient will have to understand the context of their own medical self through a combination of genetics, personal metrics/data, and statistics.  Needless to say, understanding one's own medical self will also require an increased medical literacy, where patients understand both their conditions, as well as where they fall within the spectrum of their disease.

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