We are excited to announce the launch of the new Medical Interpreter Information Initiative in partnership with the ATA Intepreters Division. Be sure to check it out and participate in the conversation!
Serving the Diverse Population of the United States with CLAS is the Best Way to Achieve Health Equity
“Health equity is the attainment of the highest level of health for all people”1. Presently in the United States individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds face unequal access to health care due to factors outside their control such as socioeconomic status, language, and education level, among others2. These barriers have a negative impact on the health care outcomes of a growing segment of the population3.