Cultural Awareness Resources for Professionals
Hablamos Juntos-We Speak Together: Improving Patient-Provider Communication for Latinos
This national program is intended to help improve access to quality health care for Latinos with limited English proficiency. Their approach is: 1. Grow capacity for medical interpreters in regions with new and fast-growing Latino populations, 2. Develop technologies that will enable cost-effective and accurate interpretation in the health care setting, 3. Create and distribute resources to build on what is know about medical interpretation, 4. Link relevant experts nationwide in order to unify the field and explore the science base for medical interpreting, 5. Advance an understanding of the business implication of medical interpreter services in health care.
A Project of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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