Hospitals For Humanity (HFH) is a registered nonprofit organization with 501(C) 3 status in the United States. The organization provides health care for people living in the least developed countries of the world.
Cultural exchange in bloom: Four nurses from San Jorge Children’s Hospital in Puerto Rico visit Miami Children’s Hospital in South Florida to take part in a one-week collaborative experiential immersion into pediatric surgical nursing. (Left to right): San Jorge nurses Omar G.
In New York City, an innovative community-based cancer prevention initiative that utilizes bilingual "patient navigators" to guide participants through the process of receiving a colonoscopy is achieving remarkable results in increasing rates of colon cancer screening and early detection among the city’s minority populations.
As the population ages in unprecedented numbers and is living longer than at any other time in history, the field of gerontological nursing is facing big changes with staffing needs and day-to-day practices.
From telephone language lines to video interpreting systems, a variety of options are available to help health care facilities eliminate language barriers and provide better care to patients with limited English proficiency
Why should skilled nurses from Mexico and other countries have to work menial jobs in the U.S. because they lack licenses to practice here? Members of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses aren’t just asking that question—they’re doing something about it.
Juan Pineda, RN, always knew he wanted to work in health care, but his career path took a few detours along the way. After a stint in the finance industry, he finally found the way back to his true passion--nursing.