December 14, 2005
Using symbols for health care signage can successfully meet the wayfinding needs of patients that speak hundreds of different languages. This workbook is designed for health care facilities and graphic designers interested in learning about and usin ...
April 1, 2000
Economic Opportunity Family Health Center, Inc. (EOFHC), of Miami, Fla., hired three consultants to assess its comprehensive residential program for crack-addicted mothers and their children. EOFHC has offered its program, which links primary health care with treatment for drug abuse, since 1987.
September 5, 2008
Interpretation competency can be ensured through internal or external training.
November 30, 2012
The Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters developed and pilot tested certification exams for health care interpreters seeking professional certification in Mandarin and Arabic to help patients communicate with health professionals.
November 1, 2011
The report profiles a program at Temple University that aimed to increase the availability of highly trained medical translators. Temple University was one of 10 sites across the country awarded grants under the RWJF initiative Hablamos Juntos.
January 24, 2013
Ruth Murphey Parker's research has focused predominantly in two areas: medical education and health services for under-served populations.
This program, the first of its kind to integrate quality improvement techniques with hospital-based language services.
To improve access to quality health care for Latinos with limited English proficiency through the use of cost-effective interpretation and translation services.
Caring Across Communities re-engineers traditional mental health services to provide better and more sensible care for immigrants and refugees, especially children.
April 30, 2012
New Public Health
CDC Says Plane Scare Unlikely to Have Been Monkey Pox Investigators from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention boarded a plane to examine—and then release—a woman with a rash who arrived back in the US from Uganda late last week. The immedi ...