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Archive for October, 2010

Joint Commission Focuses on Language Skills in Hospitals Posted by on Oct 13, 2010

Given that over 20% of our population speaks a language other than English, bilingualism is increasingly important for some medical professionals.  The Joint Commission’s new initiative seeks to increase hospitals’ focus on language skills and cultural awareness: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/louis-provenzano/hospitals-must-overcome-l_b_749321.html The Joint Commission has set ambitious goals for the future, but they are critical to the health…

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