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Use of interpreters by physicians for hospitalized limited english proficient patients and its impact on patient outcomes

López L, Rodriguez F, Huerta D, Soukup J, Hicks L J Gen Intern Med 2015 Jun;30(6):783-9 PMID: 25666220 Abstract BACKGROUND: Few studies have examined the impact of inpatient interpreter use for limited English proficient (LEP) patients on length of stay (LOS), 30-day post discharge emergency department (ED) visits and 30-day hospital readmission rates for LEP […] Read more