- Margaret Danilovich: Assessing health literacy should be a routine part of every medical visit
- Any efforts to improve the health care system should make this goal a priority, she says
Margaret Danilovich is an instructor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences. She is a fellow in the OpEd Project's Public Voices Fellowship. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)Recently Illinois prosecutors charged a mother and father with endangering the life of a child after their 11-year-old son died following a heart transplant. Authorities allege the parents missed medical appointments and failed to administer anti-rejection medication.