October 19, 2017

The Inquirer: It is no secret that physicians sometimes struggle to translate the language of medicine for their patients. Imagine what it’s like when they literally speak different languages. A new survey suggests that type of communication barrier is common in the Philadelphia area — with plenty of immigrants in both the physician and patient populations, but not necessarily from the same countries. Professor Christopher Whaley, who led the study, is quoted.

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