Medical Interpreters are a Patient’s Right
Dec 27, 2010
Federal and state law requires assistance for patients with limited English. New national competency standards begin in 2011.Article
in the LA Times today.
Even people who speak English fluently often find that conversations with healthcare professionals sound like Greek to them. So imagine if you speak only Greek or Spanish or Farsi and want to have, say, an in-depth conversation with an oncologist about the risks and benefits of an aggressive form of chemotherapy.Read More.
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