Monthly Archives: November 2003

Servicios de Interpretación en los Hospitales

Las personas de habla inglesa limitada deben recibir servicios de interpretación de intérpretes calificados y familiarizados con la terminología médica para así dar la verdadera asistencia sanitaria al paciente. Las leyes y las pautas federales requieren que todos los proveedores … Continue reading

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CCHCC and local immigrants kick off campaign for improved hospital interpreter services

.%    population and 11.1% of the Champaign County population have Limited English Proficiency. This means that a growing number of people in our community face the danger of being unable to adequately communicate with health care providers. … Continue reading

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Why Gun Regulation is a Health Care Priority

       is dependent not just on health care, but also on a decent standard of living –including adequate food, clothing, housing, and social services – and on a safe community. It is not enough … Continue reading

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Projects of the Champaign County Health Care Consumers

    of Champaign County residents (led by Mike Doyle), concerned about the lack of citizen/consumer representation on the local health planning board, formed Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC). In the 1970s, the federal government required the … Continue reading

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Now That MRI Has Got Its Nobel Prize

       were awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for their contribution to the development of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Paul Lauterbur, who has been associated … Continue reading

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Adding Health and Care to Our Healthcare System

     contributing a personal anecdote on health care I was immediately inspired to write about my mother.My mother’s “missed” diagnosis, her unnecessary surgery, her fight for life after the surgery, the month in the hospital that … Continue reading

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