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• Language discordance is a growing problem facing health care today. Communication barriers can be cultural or language based and are commonly cited as a major contributor to poor patient compliance and health outcomes.
• This research project seeks to identify promising developments aimed at overcoming language discordance through analysis of different translation implementation methods and correlating these with health outcomes.
Physician Assistant Studies
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
Communication Barriers; Patient Satisfaction; Physician-Patient Relations; Quality of Health Care; Translating
Health Communication | Medicine and Health Sciences
Flavin-Lee, Pamela, "Language Concordance: Overcoming Language Barriers" (2017). Physician Assistant Scholarly Project Posters. 39.