Welcome to NextClinica
NextClinica helps you learn about your health. Having better health literacy increases your chances of preventing health problems and helps manage health problems better.
What is health literacy?
The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
(HHS 2000 and Institute of Medicine 2004)
Ideas assisted with health literacy include:
- Shared decision making
- Better advocacy in health settings
- Improved communications with health care provider