English-only policy?

Thrall, Terese Hudson
September 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2006, Vol. 80 Issue 9, p24
Trade Publication
The article highlights the comments of two experts on the planned implementation of an English-only policy at a hospital in the U.S. that has Spanish speaker staff and supervisor. Paula Paulk of the human resources at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health Systems is opposed to the policy claiming that the real problem is the level of trust between the English speakers, the Spanish speakers and the supervisor. Lisa Schott of the Memorial Hermann Hospital cites her reason for supporting the policy.


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