Health Policy Update
Every other week, The Weekly highlights recent research on health care finance, access to care and other topics. This edition of the Health Policy Update includes research on:
- Assessing the language skills of medical workers who serve dual roles as interpreters;
- The link between language barriers and health care disparities among Hispanics;
- The impact on biomedical research of the HIPAA medical privacy rule; and
- The effect of rising health care costs on the overall U.S. economy.