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Disparities Webinar Series: Session 6. Ensuring Quality and Patient Safety for Limited-English Proficient (LEP) Populations

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PT.

Patients with LEP face language barriers that can have adverse effects on safety and quality of care. Please join us as our expert, Joe Betancourt, MD, Founder and Director of Massachusetts General Hospital's Disparities Solutions Center, covers special considerations that are needed to ensure safe and equitable care of LEP populations.

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Webinar Objectives:

  • Explain the connection between communication barriers and patient safety outcomes for patients with LEP.
  • Discuss strategies and tools hospitals can use to ensure equitable care for LEP populations.
  • Convey the importance of documenting interpreter use.

Speaker:

Joe Betancourt, MD, MPH, Founder and Director of The Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital

Host: Boris Kalanj, MSW, Director of Cultural Care and Experience, HSAG HIIN

Continuing Education (CE): Health Services Advisory Group, Inc. is the CE provider for this event. Provider approved by the Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16578, for 1 contact hour. Pending approval. There is no charge to attend this event.