Systematic Review
. 2005 May; 62(3):255-99.
doi: 10.1177/1077558705275416.

The impact of medical interpreter services on the quality of health care: a systematic review

Glenn Flores 1 
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Abstract

Twenty-one million Americans are limited in English proficiency (LEP), but little is known about the effect of medical interpreter services on health care quality. Asystematic literature review was conducted on the impact of interpreter services on quality of care. Five database searches yielded 2,640 citations and a final database of 36 articles, after applying exclusion criteria. Multiple studies document that quality of care is compromised when LEP patients need but do not get interpreters. LEP patients' quality of care is inferior, and more interpreter errors occur with untrained ad hoc interpreters. Inadequate interpreter services can have serious consequences for patients with mental disorders. Trained professional interpreters and bilingual health care providers positively affect LEP patients' satisfaction, quality of care, and outcomes. Evidence suggests that optimal communication, patient satisfaction, and outcomes and the fewest interpreter errors occur when LEP patients have access to trained professional interpreters or bilingual providers.

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BMC Health Serv Res, 2015 Oct 09; 15. PMID: 26444009    Free PMC article.
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JAMA Pediatr, 2015 Oct 27; 169(12). PMID: 26501862    Free PMC article.
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It's all good on the surface: care coordination experiences of migrant cancer patients in Australia.
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BMC Health Serv Res, 2015 Dec 25; 15. PMID: 26700176    Free PMC article.
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J Gen Intern Med, 2016 Jan 21; 31(4). PMID: 26786875    Free PMC article.
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Eur J Psychotraumatol, 2016 Feb 18; 7. PMID: 26886484    Free PMC article.
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J Racial Ethn Health Disparities, 2016 Feb 21; 3(1). PMID: 26896108
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Int J Ment Health Syst, 2016 Mar 05; 10. PMID: 26933447    Free PMC article.
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Glob Health Action, 2016 Mar 08; 9. PMID: 26950568    Free PMC article.
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Professional Medical Interpreters Influence the Quality of Acute Ischemic Stroke Care for Patients Who Speak Languages Other than English.
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PLoS One, 2017 Oct 03; 12(10). PMID: 28968403    Free PMC article.
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Children in Immigrant Families: Advocacy Within and Beyond the Pediatric Emergency Department.
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Clin Pediatr Emerg Med, 2020 Sep 15; 21(2). PMID: 32922213    Free PMC article.
Factors influencing the use of video interpretation compared to in-person interpretation in hospitals: a qualitative study.
Eli Feiring, Stine Westdahl.
BMC Health Serv Res, 2020 Sep 13; 20(1). PMID: 32917206    Free PMC article.
"What I wish my doctor knew about my life": Using photovoice with immigrant Latino adolescents to explore barriers to healthcare.
Alexandra F Lightfoot, Kari Thatcher, +5 authors, Mimi V Chapman.
Qual Soc Work, 2019 Jan 01; 18(1). PMID: 32973399    Free PMC article.
A pilot study of language and culture mediation in medical interpreting at border crossing points in Moscow, Russia.
Larisa Lutskovskaia, Anastasia Atabekova, +2 authors, Elena Kalashnikova.
Heliyon, 2019 Mar 06; 5(2). PMID: 30834351    Free PMC article.
Characteristics of Patients Discontinuing Care.
Lisa Simon, Gurmukh Singh Dhaliwal, +6 authors, Romesh P Nalliah.
Dent J (Basel), 2019 Mar 31; 7(2). PMID: 30925724    Free PMC article.
Impact of Language Barriers on Quality of Care and Patient Safety for Official Language Minority Francophones in Canada.
Danielle de Moissac, Sarah Bowen.
J Patient Exp, 2019 Jun 27; 6(1). PMID: 31236448    Free PMC article.
Challenges in Caring for Linguistic Minorities in the Pediatric Population.
Logan DeBord, Kali Ann Hopkins, Padma Swamy.
Children (Basel), 2019 Jul 28; 6(8). PMID: 31349724    Free PMC article.
Deficiencies in Provider-Reported Interpreter Use in a Clinical Trial Comparing Telephonic and Video Interpretation in a Pediatric Emergency Department.
Colleen K Gutman, Eileen J Klein, +3 authors, K Casey Lion.
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf, 2020 Sep 06; 46(10). PMID: 32888814    Free PMC article.
Serious shortcomings in assessment and treatment of asylum seekers' mental health needs.
Amand Führer, Andreas Niedermaier, +2 authors, Andreas Wienke.
PLoS One, 2020 Oct 08; 15(10). PMID: 33027307    Free PMC article.
Patient Experiences in a Linguistically Diverse Safety Net Primary Care Setting: Qualitative Study.
Rachel L Berkowitz, Nimeka Phillip, Lyn Berry, Irene H Yen.
J Particip Med, 2018 Jan 22; 10(1). PMID: 33052110    Free PMC article.
Potential Impact of COVID-19 on Recently Resettled Refugee Populations in the United States and Canada: Perspectives of Refugee Healthcare Providers.
Sarah K Clarke, Gayathri S Kumar, +5 authors, Najah Zaaeed.
J Immigr Minor Health, 2020 Oct 18; 23(1). PMID: 33067740    Free PMC article.
Professional language use by alumni of the Harvard Medical School Medical Language Program.
Joseph A Pereira, Kari Hannibal, +3 authors, Rose L Molina.
BMC Med Educ, 2020 Nov 08; 20(1). PMID: 33158441    Free PMC article.
Increasing Health Care Workers' Proficiency With Using Professional Medical Interpretation: A Workshop.
Jessica Jones, Kerrilynn Rice, +5 authors, Rebecca Blankenburg.
MedEdPORTAL, 2020 Nov 19; 16. PMID: 33204841    Free PMC article.
Beyond Interpretation: The Unmet Need for Linguistically and Culturally Competent Care for Latinx People Living with HIV in a Southern Region with a Low Density of Spanish Speakers.
Jacqueline E Sherbuk, Kristen Petros de Guex, +4 authors, Rebecca Dillingham.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, 2020 Aug 11; 36(11). PMID: 32772713    Free PMC article.
Official American Thoracic Society/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guidelines: Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis.
Payam Nahid, Susan E Dorman, +24 authors, Andrew Vernon.
Clin Infect Dis, 2016 Aug 16; 63(7). PMID: 27516382    Free PMC article.
Highly Cited.
Executive Summary: Official American Thoracic Society/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guidelines: Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis.
Payam Nahid, Susan E Dorman, +24 authors, Andrew Vernon.
Clin Infect Dis, 2016 Sep 14; 63(7). PMID: 27621353    Free PMC article.
Highly Cited.
The Effect of Initiatives to Overcome Language Barriers and Improve Attendance: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Adherence in an Inner City Chronic Pain Clinic.
Michael H Andreae, Robert S White, +3 authors, Naum Shaparin.
Pain Med, 2017 Feb 17; 18(2). PMID: 28204760    Free PMC article.
Portero versus portador: Spanish interpretation of genomic terminology during whole exome sequencing results disclosure.
Amanda M Gutierrez, Jill O Robinson, +7 authors, Richard L Street.
Per Med, 2018 May 12; 14(6). PMID: 29749861    Free PMC article.
The Impact of Provision of Professional Language Interpretation on Length of Stay and Readmission Rates in an Acute Care Hospital Setting.
Samantha Abbato, Ristan Greer, +2 authors, Phillip Good.
J Immigr Minor Health, 2018 Oct 31; 21(5). PMID: 30374856
Interpreters: why should the NHS provide them?
David Lehane, Peter Campion.
Br J Gen Pract, 2018 Dec 01; 68(677). PMID: 30498142    Free PMC article.
Evaluating the Usefulness of Translation Technologies for Emergency Response Communication: A Scenario-Based Study.
Anne M Turner, Yong K Choi, +5 authors, Hendrika Meischke.
JMIR Public Health Surveill, 2019 Jan 29; 5(1). PMID: 30688652    Free PMC article.
It's time for a change!: The appreciative inquiry/bootcamp translation to address disparities in the Latino community with autism spectrum disorders.
Eric J Moody, Bryn Harris, +2 authors, John M Westfall.
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol, 2019 Feb 05; 25(1). PMID: 30714773    Free PMC article.
Access to cardiac rehabilitation and the role of language barriers in the provision of cardiac rehabilitation to migrants.
Fatima Al-Sharifi, Hanne Winther Frederiksen, +2 authors, Ann-Dorthe Zwisler.
BMC Health Serv Res, 2019 Apr 13; 19(1). PMID: 30975141    Free PMC article.
The migration-related language barrier and professional interpreter use in primary health care in Switzerland.
Fabienne N Jaeger, Nicole Pellaud, Bénédicte Laville, Pierre Klauser.
BMC Health Serv Res, 2019 Jun 30; 19(1). PMID: 31248420    Free PMC article.
What is needed in culturally competent healthcare systems? A qualitative exploration of culturally diverse patients and professional interpreters in an Australian healthcare setting.
Jennifer White, Trish Plompen, +2 authors, Terrence Haines.
BMC Public Health, 2019 Aug 15; 19(1). PMID: 31409317    Free PMC article.
Living with the Memories-Parents' Experiences of Their Newborn Child Undergoing Heart Surgery Abroad: A Qualitative Study.
Ólöf Kristjánsdóttir, Annica Sjöström-Strand, Gudrún Kristjánsdóttir.
Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2020 Dec 03; 17(23). PMID: 33260688    Free PMC article.
Demographic and clinical characteristics of foreign nationals accessing psychiatric services in Japan: a multicentre study in a metropolitan area.
Youji Takubo, Takahiro Nemoto, +7 authors, Masafumi Mizuno.
BMC Psychiatry, 2020 Dec 04; 20(1). PMID: 33267861    Free PMC article.
Barriers to the use of trained interpreters in consultations with refugees in four resettlement countries: a qualitative analysis using normalisation process theory.
Anne MacFarlane, Susann Huschke, +3 authors, Mark F Harris.
BMC Fam Pract, 2020 Dec 07; 21(1). PMID: 33278882    Free PMC article.
CERC: an interactive content extraction, recognition, and construction tool for clinical and biomedical text.
Eva K Lee, Karan Uppal.
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 2020 Dec 17; 20(Suppl 14). PMID: 33323109    Free PMC article.
Engaging Parents in Analgesia Selection and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Analgesia Given to Pediatric Patients Undergoing Urologic Surgery.
Carl Lo, Patrick A Ross, +3 authors, Alvina Rosales.
Children (Basel), 2020 Dec 11; 7(12). PMID: 33297304    Free PMC article.
Crossing cultural divides: A qualitative systematic review of factors influencing the provision of healthcare related to female genital mutilation from the perspective of health professionals.
Catrin Evans, Ritah Tweheyo, +4 authors, Gina Higginbottom.
PLoS One, 2019 Mar 05; 14(3). PMID: 30830904    Free PMC article.
Systematic Review.
Psychometric Properties of the Filipino Version of Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS): A Cross-Cultural Validation Study.
Estrellita A Judan-Ruiz, Rame John L Mina, John Rey B Macindo.
J Patient Exp, 2021 Jan 19; 7(6). PMID: 33457610    Free PMC article.
Perinatal care experiences among racially and ethnically diverse mothers whose infants required a NICU stay.
Kimberly B Glazer, Shoshanna Sofaer, +2 authors, Elizabeth A Howell.
J Perinatol, 2020 Jul 17; 41(3). PMID: 32669647    Free PMC article.
Patterns and Predictors of Professional Interpreter Use in the Pediatric Emergency Department.
K Casey Lion, Jesse Gritton, +4 authors, Rita Mangione-Smith.
Pediatrics, 2021 Jan 21; 147(2). PMID: 33468598    Free PMC article.
'Do I, don't I?' A qualitative study addressing parental perceptions about seeking healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gabriella Watson, Lucy Pickard, +2 authors, Mitch Blair.
Arch Dis Child, 2021 Mar 12; 106(11). PMID: 33692082    Free PMC article.
Disparity in Nurse Discharge Communication for Hospitalized Families Based on English Proficiency.
Angela Y Choe, Joanna E Thomson, +6 authors, Amanda C Schondelmeyer.
Hosp Pediatr, 2021 Feb 04; 11(3). PMID: 33531376    Free PMC article.
The healing power of language: caring for patients with limited english proficiency and COVID-19.
Emily M Herzberg, Alejandra Barrero-Castillero, Juan D Matute.
Pediatr Res, 2021 Apr 02; 91(3). PMID: 33790416    Free PMC article.
Policy Makers', NGO, and Healthcare Workers' Accounts of Migrants' and Refugees' Healthcare Access Across Europe-Human Rights and Citizenship Based Claims.
Hannah Bradby, Adele Lebano, +8 authors, Elena Riza.
Front Sociol, 2021 Apr 20; 5. PMID: 33869425    Free PMC article.
"It's the First Barrier" - Lack of Common Language a Major Obstacle When Accessing/Providing Healthcare Services Across Europe.
Florence Samkange-Zeeb, Silja Samerski, +3 authors, Hannah Bradby.
Front Sociol, 2021 Apr 20; 5. PMID: 33869495    Free PMC article.
The Roles of medical interpreters in intensive care unit communication: A qualitative study.
Nataly R Espinoza Suarez, Meritxell Urtecho, +4 authors, Amelia K Barwise.
Patient Educ Couns, 2020 Nov 11; 104(5). PMID: 33168459    Free PMC article.
Designing an App to Overcome Language Barriers in the Delivery of Emergency Medical Services: Participatory Development Process.
Eva Maria Noack, Jennifer Schulze, Frank Müller.
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, 2021 Apr 15; 9(4). PMID: 33851933    Free PMC article.
Chinese-Australian women with breast cancer call for culturally appropriate information and improved communication with health professionals.
Janelle V Levesque, Martha Gerges, Verena S Wu, Afaf Girgis.
Cancer Rep (Hoboken), 2020 Jul 17; 3(2). PMID: 32671993    Free PMC article.
Promoting HIV, Hepatitis B Virus, and Hepatitis C Virus Screening Among Migrants With a Language Barrier: Protocol for the Development and Evaluation of an Electronic App (Apidé).
Frédérique Thonon, Saleh Fahmi, +5 authors, Martin Duracinsky.
JMIR Res Protoc, 2021 May 06; 10(5). PMID: 33949963    Free PMC article.
Electronic Tools to Bridge the Language Gap in Health Care for People Who Have Migrated: Systematic Review.
Frédérique Thonon, Swati Perrot, +4 authors, Martin Duracinsky.
J Med Internet Res, 2021 May 07; 23(5). PMID: 33955837    Free PMC article.
Systematic Review.
Pharmacists' experiences serving culturally and linguistically diverse patients in the Australian community pharmacy setting.
Annim Mohammad, Bandana Saini, Betty Bouad Chaar.
Int J Clin Pharm, 2021 Jun 03; 43(6). PMID: 34076804
Health-related quality of life of refugees: a systematic review of studies using the WHOQOL-Bref instrument in general and clinical refugee populations in the community setting.
Juliette Gagliardi, Christian Brettschneider, Hans-Helmut König.
Confl Health, 2021 Jun 04; 15(1). PMID: 34078413    Free PMC article.
Review.
Changes in language services use by US pediatricians.
Lisa Ross DeCamp, Dennis Z Kuo, +2 authors, Cynthia S Minkovitz.
Pediatrics, 2013 Jul 10; 132(2). PMID: 23837185    Free PMC article.
Patient satisfaction with the emergency department services at an academic teaching hospital.
Ghassan Abass, Ali Asery, +3 authors, Humariya Heena.
J Family Med Prim Care, 2021 Jun 15; 10(4). PMID: 34123918    Free PMC article.
Holistic approach supporting mental wellbeing of people in enforced quarantine in South Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Katina D'Onise, Sonali Meena, +7 authors, Nicola Spurrier.
Aust N Z J Public Health, 2021 Jun 08; 45(4). PMID: 34097327    Free PMC article.
Understanding genomic health information: how to meet the needs of the culturally and linguistically diverse community-a mixed methods study.
Eloise Uebergang, Stephanie Best, Michelle G de Silva, Keri Finlay.
J Community Genet, 2021 Jun 30; 12(4). PMID: 34185265    Free PMC article.
Engagement With a Health Information Technology-Augmented Self-Management Support Program in a Population With Limited English Proficiency: Observational Study.
Leah Machen, Margaret A Handley, Neil Powe, Delphine Tuot.
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, 2021 May 12; 9(5). PMID: 33973868    Free PMC article.
Assessing the reliability and validity of attitudes and confidence scales for the care of women and girls affected by female genital mutilation/cutting.
Christina X Marea, Nicole Warren, +2 authors, Nancy Perrin.
BMC Public Health, 2021 Jul 19; 21(1). PMID: 34273951    Free PMC article.
Impacts of English language proficiency on healthcare access, use, and outcomes among immigrants: a qualitative study.
Mamata Pandey, R Geoffrey Maina, +4 authors, Razawa Maroof.
BMC Health Serv Res, 2021 Jul 28; 21(1). PMID: 34311712    Free PMC article.
Newly Arrived Migrant Women's Experience of Maternity Health Information: A Face-to-Face Questionnaire Study in Norway.
Sukhjeet Bains, Johanne Sundby, +2 authors, Ingvil K Sørbye.
Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2021 Jul 25; 18(14). PMID: 34299974    Free PMC article.
Access to Healthcare for Migrant Patients in Europe: Healthcare Discrimination and Translation Services.
Alejandro Gil-Salmerón, Konstantinos Katsas, +2 authors, Athena Linos.
Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2021 Aug 08; 18(15). PMID: 34360197    Free PMC article.
What Should Clinicians Do When a Patient's Autonomy Undermines Her Being Treated Equitably?
Amy Scharf, Louis Voigt, +4 authors, Lisa C Diamond.
AMA J Ethics, 2021 Feb 27; 23(2). PMID: 33635189    Free PMC article.
Navigating healthcare systems before and after resettlement: Exploring experiences and recommendations for improvement from the perspectives of a Bhutanese refugee community.
Manisha Salinas, David Matarrita-Cascante, Juan L Salinas, James N Burdine.
J Migr Health, 2021 Aug 19; 4. PMID: 34405194    Free PMC article.
Psychiatry in the Digital Age: A Blessing or a Curse?
Carl B Roth, Andreas Papassotiropoulos, +2 authors, Christian G Huber.
Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2021 Aug 28; 18(16). PMID: 34444055    Free PMC article.
Review.
Exploring the Impact of Health Care Provider Cultural Competence on New Immigrant Health-Related Quality of Life: A Cross-Sectional Study of Canadian Newcomers.
Afef Zghal, Maher El-Masri, Suzanne McMurphy, Kathryn Pfaff.
J Transcult Nurs, 2020 Oct 24; 32(5). PMID: 33095098    Free PMC article.
Intermarriage and COVID-19 mortality among immigrants. A population-based cohort study from Sweden.
Siddartha Aradhya, Maria Brandén, +5 authors, Sol Pía Juárez.
BMJ Open, 2021 Sep 02; 11(9). PMID: 34465581    Free PMC article.
Interpreters' experiences of participating in an introduction course in the healthcare sector. An ethnographic field observation study.
Dorthe S Nielsen, Leila S Abdulkadir, Charlotte Rehling, Morten Sodemann.
Nurs Open, 2021 Sep 06; 8(3). PMID: 34482651    Free PMC article.
Response to language barriers with patients from refugee background in general practice in Australia: findings from the OPTIMISE study.
Shoko Saito, Mark F Harris, +8 authors, Grant Russell.
BMC Health Serv Res, 2021 Sep 08; 21(1). PMID: 34488719    Free PMC article.
Social and Cultural Challenges in Caring for Latinx Individuals With Kidney Failure in Urban Settings.
Lilia Cervantes, Katherine Rizzolo, +5 authors, Romana Hasnain-Wynia.
JAMA Netw Open, 2021 Sep 18; 4(9). PMID: 34533567    Free PMC article.
Communication Challenges Faced by Spanish-Speaking Caregivers of Children with Medical Complexity: a Qualitative Study.
Savithri Nageswaran, Margaret B Ellis, Mark S Beveridge.
J Racial Ethn Health Disparities, 2021 Oct 02;. PMID: 34595676    Free PMC article.
Social Factors of Health Care: a Thematic Analysis of First and Second Year Medical Student Reflections.
Jacob T Kirkland, Aiden Berry, +2 authors, Thomas F Koonce.
Med Sci Educ, 2021 Oct 05; 31(5). PMID: 34603841    Free PMC article.
Surgical Residents as Certified Bilingual Speakers: A Quality Improvement Initiative.
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Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf, 2020 Mar 14; 46(6). PMID: 32165106    Free PMC article.
Does improved interpreter uptake reduce self-discharge rates in hospitalised patients? A successful hospital intervention explained.
Elise O'Connor, Vicki Kerrigan, +5 authors, Anna P Ralph.
PLoS One, 2021 Oct 13; 16(10). PMID: 34637434    Free PMC article.
Machine Learning for Ischemic Heart Disease Diagnosis Aided by Evolutionary Computing.
Mohammad Alsaffar, Abdullah Alshammari, +4 authors, Solomon Abebaw.
Appl Bionics Biomech, 2021 Nov 30; 2021. PMID: 34840602    Free PMC article.
Medical Facilities for Refugees in Europe: Creating a Consultation for Resettled Syrian Families.
Nahema El Ghaziri, Jeremie Blaser, +5 authors, Patrick Bodenmann.
Front Med (Lausanne), 2021 Dec 14; 8. PMID: 34901053    Free PMC article.
Improving Equity of Care for Patients with Limited English Proficiency Using Quality Improvement Methodology.
Elizabeth M Martinez, Daniel Timothy Carr, +5 authors, Sandip A Godambe.
Pediatr Qual Saf, 2021 Dec 23; 6(6). PMID: 34934875    Free PMC article.
Testing the use of translation apps to overcome everyday healthcare communication in Australian aged-care hospital wards-An exploratory study.
Kerry Hwang, Sue Williams, +6 authors, Frances Batchelor.
Nurs Open, 2021 Oct 28; 9(1). PMID: 34704379    Free PMC article.
Evaluation of a Language Translation App in an Undergraduate Medical Communication Course: Proof-of-Concept and Usability Study.
Anne Herrmann-Werner, Teresa Loda, +3 authors, Rebecca Erschens.
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, 2021 Dec 04; 9(12). PMID: 34860678    Free PMC article.
Overcoming the language barrier: a novel curriculum for training medical students as volunteer medical interpreters.
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BMC Med Educ, 2022 Jan 12; 22(1). PMID: 35012526    Free PMC article.
Breaking through barriers: the need for effective research to promote language-concordant communication as a facilitator of equitable emergency care.
Colleen K Gutman, K Casey Lion, +3 authors, Rosemarie Fernandez.
J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open, 2022 Jan 25; 3(1). PMID: 35072163    Free PMC article.
A qualitative dual-site analysis of the pharmacist discharge care (PHARM-DC) intervention using the CFIR framework.
Logan T Murry, Michelle S Keller, +3 authors, PHARM-DC Group.
BMC Health Serv Res, 2022 Feb 14; 22(1). PMID: 35151310    Free PMC article.
The Relationship Between Limited English Proficiency and Outcomes in Stroke Prevention, Management, and Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review.
Jeffrey R Clark, Nathan A Shlobin, Ayush Batra, Eric M Liotta.
Front Neurol, 2022 Feb 22; 13. PMID: 35185760    Free PMC article.
Systematic Review.
Overcoming language barriers, enhancing collaboration with interpreters - an interprofessional learning intervention (Interpret2Improve).
Franziska Krampe, Götz Fabry, Thorsten Langer.
BMC Med Educ, 2022 Mar 14; 22(1). PMID: 35279163    Free PMC article.
Perception of the use of a telephone interpreting service during primary care consultations: A qualitative study with allophone migrants.
Maïmouna Jaiteh, Clément Cormi, +3 authors, Stéphane Sanchez.
PLoS One, 2022 Mar 16; 17(3). PMID: 35290383    Free PMC article.
A qualitative exploration of the barriers and facilitators affecting ethnic minority patient groups when accessing medicine review services: Perspectives of healthcare professionals.
Anna Robinson, Muna Elarbi, Adam Todd, Andy Husband.
Health Expect, 2021 Dec 25; 25(2). PMID: 34951087    Free PMC article.
Telemedicine Use in Refugee Primary Care: Implications for Care Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Sarah R Blackstone, Fern R Hauck.
J Immigr Minor Health, 2022 Apr 06;. PMID: 35378695    Free PMC article.
Health Equity and Disparities in ROP Care: A Need for Systematic Evaluation.
Tochukwu Ndukwe, Emily Cole, +4 authors, Robison Vernon Paul Chan.
Front Pediatr, 2022 Apr 19; 10. PMID: 35433564    Free PMC article.
Review.
General practitioners' experiences in consultations with foreign language patients after the introduction of a user's fee for professional interpretation: a qualitative interview study.
Annette Sofie Davidsen, Johanna Falby Lindell, +5 authors, Susanne Reventlow.
BMC Prim Care, 2022 May 04; 23(1). PMID: 35501707    Free PMC article.
Detecting professional interpreter use among patients with limited English proficiency: Derivation and validation study.
Jalal Soleimani, Alberto Marquez, +2 authors, Amelia K Barwise.
SAGE Open Med, 2022 May 24; 10. PMID: 35600712    Free PMC article.
Racial Disparities in Time to Treatment Persist in the Setting of a Comprehensive Breast Center.
Shruti Zaveri, Daniella Nevid, +5 authors, Anya Romanoff.
Ann Surg Oncol, 2022 Jun 14;. PMID: 35697955