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INFOGRAPHIC: How Language Access Improves Patient Care

Written by Suzy duMont-Perez | June 22, 2017

Language barriers in health care contribute to inefficiencies at the very least; at worst, they can impact patient care. Having the right language services in place improves outcomes for limited English proficient patients while maximizing staff efficiency and minimizing costs.

Here’s a look at how language access breaks down communication barriers at the most critical touchpoints, enhancing the patient experience at every stage.

 

 

For hospitals and other healthcare organizations, ensuring language access is the law. It’s also the right thing to do. Is your organization complying with the law while providing the best possible patient experience at every opportunity?

If not, consider working with a language services provider that offers a comprehensive solution.