Intercultural Communication Competence in Healthcare

Earlier this summer, I discussed three different areas of communication in health contexts. Today I focus specifically on intercultural communication in health contexts between medical staff and their patients. This issue is close to my heart because I've interpreted for family and friends of family when they've had medical needs. For instance, I remember a few occasions … Continue reading Intercultural Communication Competence in Healthcare

Health Communication

Today I'll briefly give you a preview of three big areas where health and communication intermingle. 1. CMC & Healthcare Health communication is a big sub-discipline of communication and is one of the fastest growing areas of research in our field because of the increased use of CMC in health environments (i.e. hospitals) and because … Continue reading Health Communication