This FJ issue brief informs service providers about policies and promising practices to promote language access for LEP patients.
An issue brief for health centers and clinicians outlining the continuing challenges in providing specialty care to agricultural workers and their families. The brief discusses lessons learned from FJ's Unidos project. The brief then explores opportunities for telehealth, based on a related effort with Harvard’s Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) that involved workers directly in discussions about telehealth interventions. Finally, based on lessons learned, the brief highlights recommendations for health centers to promote access to specialty care among agricultural workers and their families.
Written in collaboration with Harvard's Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, this paper discusses the current state of telehealth in the United States, opportunities that telehealth provides for improving access to health care for rural residents, and the unique position that promotores de salud or community health workers occupy as potential facilitators of telehealth technologies in rural farmworker communities.