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1 Introduction
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... Roundtable on Health Literacy focuses on bringing together leaders from the federal government, foun dations, health plans, associations, and private companies to address challenges facing health literacy practice and research and to identify approaches to promote health literacy in both the public and private sectors. The roundtable serves to educate the public, press, and policy makers regarding the issues of health literacy, sponsoring workshops to 1 This workshop was organized by an independent planning committee whose role was limited to identification of topics and speakers.
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... Chapter 2 is the presentation of the commissioned paper. Chapters 3, 4, and 5 describe the reactions of providers from different health care settings, including a health care executive working in a public hospital system, the director of a public clinic, a physician in private practice, a pharmacist in a pharmacy chain, a dentist in private practice, and a nurse from a visiting nurses association.
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... Why? Chapter 6 summarizes the presentations of the final workshop panel, which consisted of speakers from organizations that can or do provide incentives for other organizations to engage in specific activities such as implementing health literacy approaches.

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