Sunday, July 21, 2024

Texas Health Advocates Target Latinos

            In Texas, where Latinos account for nearly two-thirds of the more than 6 million Texans without health insurance, advocates are developing community-based strategies to ensure that Latinos do not miss out on insurance options available through the Affordable Care Act. Since the Oct. 1 rollout of the Affordable Care […]

White House Addresses Latinos to Sign Up For the Affordable Care Act

In this week’s White House weekly address, Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, discusses the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its impact on Latinos, urging them to sign up and to help others sign up for health care coverage. In a Spanish language video, Muñoz, the highest-ranking Latino in the Obama Administration, urged […]

Hospitals Move to Methods with a Focus on Diversity

More often these days, hospitals are beginning to employ methods beyond hiring interpreters and offering translated paperwork in order to improve care for an increasingly diverse patient population. In order to grasp a better understanding of their patients, doctors and nurses have begun interviewing religious leaders, visiting cultural centers and even traveling abroad. “We can’t […]