Minimize communication barriers in healthcare.
Several studies have shown that language barriers are a significant cause of medical errors. While communications between patients and their healthcare providers can be complicated, simple procedures can be integrated into the healthcare system to significantly reduce communication barriers.
This eBook will provide you with an understanding of the effects of language barriers on the healthcare system, and recommendations to efficiently manage and reduce adverse effects caused by such barriers.
We briefly discuss the relevance of limited English proficiency (LEP) in our healthcare system, and provide you with a number of expert recommendations to improve the effectiveness of your communication processes with patients with LEP.