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Video Blog: “Reducing Recidivism with non-English Speakers” – a conversation with Jonathan Levy, CyraCom’s Director of Language Services

Starting October 2012, Medicare will cut hospitals’ funding by up to 1% if they have higher-than-expected 30-day readmission rates for patients with heart attack, heart failure, or pneumonia.[1]

In this video blog, Jonathan Levy, CyraCom’s Director of Language Services, discusses the challenges hospitals are facing concerning reducing readmissions rates for non-English speakers and proposes solutions for improvement.


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[1] Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, sections 3025 and 10309

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