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Language Access and Medical Schools

Gaurab Basu, MD, MPH, Vonessa Phillips Costa, and Priyank Jain, MD have contributed a valuable commentary to the American Medical Association's Journal of Ethics regarding the use of medical interpreters. In it, they present a case in which a medical student encounters an LEP patient…
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April 4, 2017
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Our Solution to Your Biggest Challenges in #LanguageAccess

At the center of the health care interpreting encounter is the deaf or non-English speaking patient (consumer). Also involved are the interpreter, the healthcare provider/staff, the patient's family, the hospital administrators, interpreter trainers and certification organizations, and legal and government officials. With such a diverse…
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July 5, 2016