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Panelists of Bridging the Language Gap: Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care and GHDonline staff

This panel discussion explores the impact of language barriers on access to health services, quality of care, and patient outcomes, and the role health systems can play to ensure safe and equitable care for patients who do not speak the local language.

Discussion Briefs

Bridging the Language Gap: Overcoming Language Barriers in Health Care

From November 14-18, 2016, the GHDonline Population Health Community hosted a discussion about the impact of language barriers on access to health services, quality of care, and patient outcomes, and the role health systems can play to ensure safe and equitable care for patients who do not speak the local language.
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