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[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Language Barriers and Population Health

Thomas Bauer - March 14, 2017
The AMA wire featured an opinion on the critical need to provide qualified medical interpreters for patient who do not speak the same language as their health care team. Please remember language inte...
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[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Is Video Remote Interpreting an answer to the growing demand for language services?

Thomas Bauer - Feb. 29, 2016
Patients and families being served by America’s hospitals exceed over 100 different languages every year in many large cities. The top 10 languages spoken in the United States are reported as follows...
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[ARCHIVED] Quality & Safety

Special Issue - Language and Communication Issues in Healthcare

Allison Squires - Jan. 27, 2016
The International Journal of Nursing Studies is pleased to announce the publication of a special issue on Language and Communication Issues in Healthcare, guest edited by Allison Squires, PhD, RN, FAA...
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Health IT

You have been asked by an NGO to advise them on setting up an international, web based, store and forward telemedicine service.

enock rukundo - Aug. 17, 2012
As trusted advisers or thought leaders; we are tying to raise and address to key factors hindering the use of web based, store and forward telemedicine in a low-income setting like my country Rwanda:?...
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