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Hospitals struggle to provide interpreters for patients who don’t speak English
Washington Post

A visit to the emergency department or a physician’s office can be confusing and even frightening when you’re trying to digest complicated medical information, perhaps while you’re feeling pain or discomfort. For the 25 million people in the United States with limited English proficiency, the potential for medical mishaps is multiplied. A trained medical interpreter can make all the difference.