Addressing Language Barriers

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
Thu Jul 3 13:48:31 UTC 2008

Addressing Language Barriers
by siobhan

The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) recently released two new
publications in conjunction with hosting a language access conference,
"Policy Briefing: Addressing Language Barriers That Impact Health Care
for Millions."

The reports, entitled, "Serving Patients with Limited English
Proficiency: Results of a Community Health Center Survey" and
"Language Access:Understanding the Barriers and Challenges in Primary
Care Settings: Perspectives from the Field," address the
characteristics of and the steps being taken to serve limited English
proficient patients in the nation's community health centers and
clinics. These reports and other language access resources can be
found at: [posted on
Kansas Rural Health Information Service (KRHIS)]

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