Nashville ranks high for language gap between patients, doctors, study reveals


October 17, 2017

Tennesean: People who need physicians who speak a second language are likely to have a harder time finding their language spoken in Nashville than many other cities across the nation. Nashville ranked at number nine in the top 10 metro areas with the greatest disparity between languages spoken by patients and those spoken by physicians, according to a new study from Doximity, a professional social network for physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Professor Christopher Whaley, who led the study, is quoted.

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