August 22, 2008 11:11:13
Posted By P & L Blog
Multilingual websites are a cost-effective way for hospitals to improve compliance and ensure patient safety for people with limited English proficiency. Health education materials, treatment guides, privacy policies, and payment information are standard offerings. A multilingual website also positions the hospital as a “friendly” healthcare provider because it creates a sense of welcome and trust with patients.
Advantages of offering multilingual health information and documents on the website include:
Hospitals that do not provide adequate language services run the risk of compromising their patients’ healthcare.