How the JCAHO (Joint Commission) has Helped to Improve Patient Safety for the Limited English Proficient (LEP) Community

The cultural and linguistic makeup of our nation has changed. Immigration is on the rise, and the number of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) individuals seeking health care services is increasing as a result. There is perhaps no other situation where clear communication is of the utmost importance than in a patient and health care provider scenario. […]