See if these three scenarios sound familiar: “The parents ‘did not understand the very significant risks of the procedure, including complete kidney failure and a life of dialysis and kidney transplants, nor were they informed of alternatives to the surgery, including monitoring the kidney for months,’ documents state.” “Her parents primarily spoke Vietnamese, yet no […]
Monthly Archives: February 2016
Do you know which of American presidents spoke Chinese with his family, which one was a translator, and which one brought an ASL interpreter to national TV for the first time? In honor of the Presidents Day, which was celebrated on February 16, we gathered some interesting facts about those American presidents who are known […]
Two years ago, I gave a presentation to one of the country’s largest health care providers. During the Q&A portion of my talk, I was asked about federal laws prohibiting discrimination in health care based on sexual orientation and sexual identity. My response – There basically are none. No federal statutes, I said, ban sexual […]
JOIN US FOR IT’S COMING – ARE YOU READY FOR HHS’S NEW NON-DISCRIMINATION RULES FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS?
Join us for a webinar on Feb 25, 2016 at 1:00 PM EST. Bromberg & Associates together with Bruce Adelson, Attorney at Law, invite you to our newest webinar. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has announced a new Affordable Care Act non-discrimination rule, which has new standards & new requirements for health […]
Concerns about health care diversity, cultural awareness and health care disparities continue to elicit myriad reactions among C-Suite leaders and health care practitioners. Some reactions, as chronicled by Dr. Robert Like (M.D.) in his “A Failure to Communicate – Caring for Patients with Limited English Proficiency,” include ‘Isn’t this just political correctness [PC] run amuck?’ […]