Language, culture pose healthcare challenges in Nashville
The Tennessean, December 15, 2008
Physicians and other healthcare providers are facing language and other barriers arising from fast growth in Nashville's immigrant population. As a result, they're hiring interpreters and staff who speak languages from Arabic to Somali, signing up for services that offer telephone-based translators or send in-person interpreters, or adding satellite clinics in diverse areas of Nashville.
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