Patient Safety

Patient Safety Latinx Health Care: Lost in Translation Covering racism, health disparities in the headlines COVID-19’s disproportionate effect on blacks tracks hospital safety disparities in many communities After 11-year battle to survive medical errors, ‘star’ of patient safety documentary dies Diverse perspectives on patient safety Cycle of Poverty Hard to Break Across Generations of Families...

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Latinx Health Care: Lost in Translation

By Lizeth Vela and Samantha Rosengard, Urban Health Media Project  “Cuídate, cuídate, por favor, abuelita; yo puedo ayudarle,” Alicia Cole told the elderly woman in the hospital bed next to her. “Be careful, please, grandma; I can help you.” Cole was in a California hospital recovering from surgical complications and the woman sharing her room,...

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Covering racism, health disparities in the headlines

Students learn about reporting on structural racism and health   By Jayne O'Donnell August 30, 2020 Like the protests around the country, the Urban Health Media Project zeroed in on racial discrimination this summer.  We held a series of eight workshops with nine students from Washington, D.C.,  Baltimore, California and Massachusetts. They heard from professional...