New NY regulations govern language assistance

February 2007
Patient Education Management;Feb2007, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p22
Academic Journal
The article focuses on regulations introduced in New York that require hospitals to designate a coordinator to oversee language assistance services and conduct annual needs assessments to identify English-speaking populations in their service areas.


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