AHA: Interpreters Are Key for Stroke Patients Struggling to Understand

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Before he stood in rooms at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas interpreting between Spanish-speaking patients and English-speaking health care providers, Cruz Ramirez did so informally as a child. When his parents and grandparents couldn’t understand a diagnosis or information being delivered by doctors, young Ramirez was the…