health informatics

Health literacy and difficulty accessing information about the COVID-19 pandemic among deaf and hard-of-hearing parents

Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) people struggle with information marginalization and limited health literacy, challenging their ability to access information on preventing COVID-19. This study assessed the relationship between language preference, …

Promoting health equity for deaf patients through the electronic health record

Language status can be conceptualized as an equity-relevant variable, particularly for non-English-speaking populations. Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) individuals who use American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate comprise one such group and are …