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Squires A, Miner S, Liang E
How language barriers influence provider workload for home health care professionals: A secondary analysis of interview data.
Increasingly, patients with limited English proficiency are accessing home health care services in the United States. Few studies have examined how language barriers influence provider role implementation or workload in the home health care setting. The objective of this study was to explore home health care professionals' perspectives about how workload changes from managing language barriers influence quality and safety in home health care.
Citation: Squires A, Miner S, Liang E . How language barriers influence provider workload for home health care professionals: A secondary analysis of interview data. Int J Nurs Stud 2019 Nov;99:103394. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.103394..
Keywords: Home Healthcare, Cultural Competence, Communication, Provider, Healthcare Delivery