Earlier this year, ICH’s Ranjani Paradise was a speaker on a national webinar that was part of the Diversity Dialogue series presented by the American Hospital Association and the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity. The webinar was co-hosted by the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Ranjani presented with Vonessa Costa from Cambridge Health Alliance. The webinar description and a link to the recording is below.
Language Data Collection: The Key to Quality and Safety for LEP Populations
Patients with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) face language barriers that can have adverse effects on safety and quality of care. Language data collection is necessary to identify language needs, plan for provision of professional medical interpreters, and analyze health equity. This webinar discusses the development and implementation of a Language Services Documentation Tool at Cambridge Health Alliance. You can download the webinar recording here.