California Health Professions Consortium

May 2010 Blog Posts (1)

Medical errors resulting from lack of language competency?

Does anyone have examples of medical errors caused by poor translation? They would help us make the case in the news media that we need a culturally competent health workforce.



Here's the Pediatrics study on related to this: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/125/5/960, as well as a Chicago Tribune story on the research:… Continue

Added by Erin Hart on May 12, 2010 at 3:56pm — No Comments

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