Healthcare

Learning the language of health

By Alicia Gonzalez

3 November, 2009

Fostoria Community Hospital
Dealing with a serious illness or injury is scary enough, but then there's the fact that often you have to quickly learn complicated medical terminology. Fostoria Community Hospital has been working to improve health literacy. This includes not just making...

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“The Bridge” to proper health care

By Alicia Gonzalez

4 September, 2009

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Mildred Scharf Ehrenfeld's philosophy on health care is this: As Americans, if we're confused about how to access our own health-care system, how are people who don't speak our language supposed to know what to do or where to go? "I became so inundated with...

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