Patient Experience

Language Access in Health Care Under a Trump Presidency

Jill Mead

Part 2: Interpreting (Spoken Word) Requirements for Health Care Organizations // By Jill Mead // Are you wondering about President Donald Trump’s current plans to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act? Most people working in the field want to know the timeframe and what this will mean when it comes to interpreting (spoken word) Read More

Cut the Clutter To Streamline and Improve Your Marketing Communications

Deb Bruce, Senior Content Writer for AVID Design

Are your marketing messages living up to their full potential? If not, you may need to think more about the concept of health literacy and how to reach your target audience on a deeper and more personal level, by talking about things they care about in a simple, direct language that they can understand. Health Read More

The Future of the ACA Nondiscrimination Rules Under Trump

Jill Mead, in-house Compliance Counsel for Vocalink, Inc.

“On July 18, 2016, the long-awaited final rule implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities went into effect. The new rule provides a comprehensive framework of what it means to provide effective communication and meaningful access to health care for Limited English Proficient (“LEP”) and disabled patients, Read More

Tailoring Messages to Better Fit the Latino Community

“Arminda “Mindy” Figueroa, the Founder and President of Latin2Latin Marketing + Communications

How to Overcome 5 Common Challenges to Health Care Organizations’ Cultural Outreach Efforts // By Lisa D. Ellis // What if you were in a foreign country and needed emergency medical care but couldn’t communicate effectively with the health care providers there? This could put your life at risk, if you and your provider couldn’t Read More

Language Access in Health Care Under a Trump Presidency Part 1: Exploring Guidelines for Written (Print and Digital) Work

Jill Mead, in-house Compliance Counsel for Vocalink, Inc.

// By Jill Mead // Many organizations have been struggling to understand and meet the language access requirements imposed by the Affordable Care Act. But will the requirements change once the new President takes office? This two-part series explores what organizations can expect moving forward. In this first column, we’ll look at the requirements for Read More

10 Health Care Marketing Trends To Watch in 2017

“If what we’ve seen over the past year is any indication, 2017 won’t be for the faint of heart,” says Lindsay R. Resnick, Executive Vice President at ReviveHealth, a Weber Shandwick company. “Combine the dynamics of socioeconomic-political tensions with the massive transformation happening across health care’s ecosystem—regulatory, technology, competition, innovation, finance, clinical—and you get an Read More