Effective Communication

There are over 180 languages spoken in communities served by GNYHA member hospitals, which serve a diverse patient population with a variety of needs. GNYHA provides resources, including best practices and language assistance coordinator updates, to help members better understand and meet the needs of the Limited English Proficiency patient population, and better serve the needs of hard of hearing/deaf patients and blind/visually impaired patients.

9 Items in Effective Communication
GNYHA Hospital Language Access Coordinators Forum Meets
February 14, 2022
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Language Service Vendor Questions and Considerations for Pandemic Planning
November 15, 2021
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Language Service Vendor Landscape
November 15, 2021
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2021 Hospital Language Assistance Coordinator Update
October 14, 2021
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GNYHA Hospital Language Access Coordinators Forum Shares Lessons Learned During COVID-19
August 3, 2020
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New York State Patients’ Rights Signage Updates
August 15, 2019
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Best Practices for the Visually Impaired
December 4, 2014
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Video Remote Interpreting
August 3, 2012
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CEO Letter and FAQ on Hospital Language Assistance Program
October 25, 2006
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