A tool released to help healthcare professionals pick easier action materials for consumers.  PEMAT Patient Education Material Assessment Tool. By using this tool one can be more confident needs of varying needs of literacy can/will be meet.

To gain accees to PEMAT go to 



There you will find more tools to improve pharmacy literacy.

1. AHQR Pharmacy Health Center

2.  Self-Management Support Video Library 

3.  Health Literacy Topics (profession specific)

These tools should be of use to teachers, healthcare providers and caregivers.

Anything that promotes understanding should increase the level of health for all Americans and decrease costs.