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the health of Hispanics in the United States

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Language Barriers in Health Care: Meeting Spanish-Speakers Half Way (I)

Posted by on January 13, 2015 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (5)


Health education is becoming increasingly important. As hospitals and insurers like to tell their clients, it is the tool through which they become active players in their own healing. In LanguageCare, we invest a great deal of thinking on how to address the issue of health educ...

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Non-English Literacy Is Not the Same as Illiteracy

Posted by on December 23, 2014 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)


When I first started considering putting together a company to provide Hispanic communities with meaningful and comprehensible health care information, I had discouraging feedback from some of my American-born colleagues. "Most Hispanics who don't speak English, don't know h...

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