- Professional language interpretation and inpatient length of stay and readmission ratesMary Lindholm
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
J Gen Intern Med 27:1294-9. 2012..Among hospitalized patients, these barriers may lead to higher readmission rates and longer hospitalizations. Trained interpreters help overcome communication barriers; however, interpreter usage among patients is suboptimal...