Tag: bicultural healthcare

  • Jackie Hernandez, MPH, CHES on AB1400 Bilingual and Bicultural Medical Care

    Jackie Hernandez, MPH, CHES on AB1400 Bilingual and Bicultural Medical Care

    Summary The discussion highlights the significance of bilingual healthcare and the challenges faced by the Latino community in accessing quality care. Cultural practices, such as the use of herbal remedies, need to be understood and respected by healthcare providers. Miscommunication in healthcare leads to safety issues, misdiagnosis, and even death. The need for legislation, like…