Tag Archives: health care

The State of Public Health for Washington Latinos

The purpose of this project is to compile information regarding the health profile of Washington Latinos and assess the way nonprofit clinics for low-income patients address these needs. Methods: I gathered information from a number of published sources, including the US Department of Health and Human Services and the Washington State Board of Health, to […]

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Access to Health Insurance and Health Care For Latinos in Washington State

This project examines access to health insurance and health care for Latinos in Washington State. My research aims to provide a general overview of the extent to which the health needs of the Latino community in Washington are being met. More specifically, I examine the rates of health insurance coverage within the Latino community and […]

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The Washington State Nursing Shortage and the “Invisible” Hospital Workforce

My given topic was Latino employment in the service industry in Washington State. Through contacts my professor has with organizers for Service Employees International Union, I learned about the unionization efforts of hospital workers at Yakima Regional Medical Center, and this led me to focus on the experiences of Latinos working in hospitals and the […]

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