Many immigrants seek out doctors that accommodate their language and culture. The problem is that those doctors aren’t always equipped to identify and treat serious illnesses.
A 2018 report from USA Today found that the U.S. has among the highest risk to delivering mothers to experience deadly or near-death injuries. Not for unpreventable reasons, but due to skipped safety procedures such as failure to track blood loss.
In many neighborhoods that are underserved already hospitals are trying to close or buy a hospital that’s not doing very well and then shut it down. Or they’ll say we’re going to close the maternity ward or the emergency room, things like that, that has a huge impac
Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Patients and their understandings of the American Healthcare System
The system has become so complex that it not only defies understanding but leads to analysts themselves becoming ensnared in its web, adopting its “logic” and language as the only way to make sense of at least some of the system’s features
The common assumption in any clinical trial process is that the investigators use data from a small sample group to generalize the findings to the broader population. In recent years, there have been campaigns towards the systematic adoption of the diversity and inclusion concept
The most extensive US-based psychiatric study stated in research that individuals that fall under the lowest socioeconomic status are three times more likely to have a mental disorder than individuals in the highest status.