AHRQ Stats: Increased Use of “Teach-Back” Method

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edited May 2019 in Quality Street

The percentage of adults whose healthcare providers always initiated the “teach-back” method increased from about 24 percent in 2011 to 30 percent in 2015. Teach-back, an evidence-based way of confirming understanding, starts when providers ask patients to describe in their own words what their provider just told them.

Source: AHRQ, National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report Data Spotlight: Health Literacy and the Teach-Back Method.

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