Individuals with Low Literacy

Virtual Patient Advocate to Reduce Ambulatory Adverse Drug Events


This project adapted and tested a virtual patient advocate to interact with patients after hospital discharge to address the problems of discontinuity and fragmentation of care that occur in the transition from the hospital to the ambulatory setting.

Grant Number
R18 HS017196
Principal Investigator(s)

Hypoglycemia is more common among type 2 diabetes patients with limited health literacy: the diabetes study of Northern California (DISTANCE).

Principal Investigator